The Zero Carbon Conference for Students is a four-day international conference and networking event for high school, vocational school and university students. The event will be held online 22-25 February 2022 at 10-12 Eastern European Time (17-19 Japanese Time) each day.

The conference will focus on ways to reduce carbon emissions within four themes:

  • climate change
  • circular economy
  • micro plastics
  • forest resources

The conference will include presentations by experts and students from around the world.

Call for student presentations

Students from high schools, vocational schools and universities are invited to submit their proposals for short presentations by the end of November. The student presentations will be 6 minutes long and should include practical ways and experiences of how to reduce carbon emissions in your school, community or personal life. A limited number of presentations can be accepted as recorded presentations in your native language with English language subtitles.

A joint meeting for the experts and student presenters will be held on 18 January at 9-10 Eastern European Time (17-18 Japanese Time)

A rehearsal for the presentations will be held on 15 February at 9-10 Eastern European Time (17-18 Japanese Time) to practice the presentation and timing.

The deadline for submission of student presentation proposals is 30 November 2021.

Zero Carbon Conference for Students – Call for student presentations (pdf)

Registration for participants

The registration will open 22 November 2022.


The conference is organised by the Nagano Prefectural Government, Karelia University of Applied Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Riveria North Karelia Municipal Vocational Education and Training Consortium, and ENO Schoolnet Association as part of a project funded by the European Regional Development Fund and North Karelia Regional Council.


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