This year, the Initiative Growth in Transition is organizing its fourth international conference, titled "Europe´s Transformation: Where People Matter", on 14-15 November 2018 at the Austrian Center Vienna. During the two-day event, plenary and parallel sessions will feature speakers from politics, science, civil-society and the private sector. Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will hold the keynote speech. IHS will be represented by Beate Littig, who will be participate as a speaker in a session about Socio-ecological transformations in research and politics and as a moderator in a session about the sustainable development goals as a compass for transformation. Registration for the event is open to the public.