The Limits to Growth authored by Donella Meadows, Jorgen Randers, and Dennis Meadows was presented at the Smithsonian Institute, Washington almost fifty years ago on 1 March 1972, undoubtedly a hugely important and influential book to date. The Hungarian Economic Association (HEA) is organising an online conference to mark the 50th anniversary of publication to take place on Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 2.00 p.m..

The participants will be welcomed by Dennis Meadows, Emeritus Professor of the University of New Hampshire, coauthor of The Limits to Growth; Sandrine Dixson-Decléve, Co-President of the Club of Rome and Professor Ervin László, President of the Budapest Club. Opening keynote speakers: Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, physicist, climate researcher and professor of the Central European University (CEU), and Attila Grandpierre, astrophysicist, Research President of the Budapest Centre for Long-term Sustainability (BC4LS).

Participants of the roundtable session: Gábor Bartus, Secretary of the National Council for Sustainable Development; Gábor Gyura, Head of Sustainable Finance Department of MNB, the Central Bank of Hungary; Csaba Kőrösi, Director of Environmental Sustainability, Office of the President of Hungary, and János Szlávik, Professor Emeritus, Eszterházy Károly University. Moderator: Sándor Kerekes, Professor Emeritus of Corvinus University of Budapest, President of the Environmental Economics Section of the HEA.

Information needed to follow the event live:
Meeting number: 2363 948 6506
Password: LimitsOfGrowth50