R2M Solution has successfully co-organized another edition of the conference Sustainable Places. The conference took place during the days 27-29 June 2018, hosted by INES in Aix-les-Bains, and it was part of the #EUSEW18 as an “Energy Day”.


The general Sustainable Places program structure included a two-day symposium comprising several keynote speakers, clustering workshops, and presentation sessions. Additionally, local site visits were offered at INES on the evening of the 27th and to Energy Pool and the Schneider Electric campus in Grenoble on the morning of the 29th. Finally, several social events occurred, including a gala dinner in Aix-les-Bains on the 27th, and a farewell networking cocktail at INES on the 28th.

Its 6th edition was the biggest Sustainable Places to date. Some of the highlights of the conference are:

  • More than 150 people attended
  • 8 presentation sessions
  • 13 workshops
  • 2 EC events
  • 3 site vistis

From R2M we want to extend a warm thank you to our co-organizers CEA List and CEA Liten, and to the hosts of this year Sustainable Places INES and the University Savoie Mont Blanc.

Several R2M’s European funded projects were present at the Conference: DRIvE, INDIGO, Nature4Cities, GEOFIT, Mas2tering, PV-Sites, DR-Bob, 4RinEU, TABEDE, Built2Spec, Hit2Gap, HYBUILD, Heat-to-Fuel, NEXTOWER.

Next year Sustainable Places will take place in Cagliari, Italy during the days 5-7 June 2019. We hope to see you there.