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International conference talks

(excl. the talks on conference papers)


Eker S, Reese G, & Obersteiner M (2019). Modelling the drivers of a widespread shift to sustainable diets. In: World Resources Forum, 23-24 October 2019, Geneva, Switzerland.

Eker S, Reese G, & Obersteiner M (2019). A widespread shift to sustainable diets requires rapid risk perception. In: Global Sustainable Development Goals in a Mediatized World, 4-5 April 2019, Vienna, Austria.

Eker S, Rovenskaya E, Obersteiner M , & Langan S (2019). Validation of models used for scenario generation. In: Scenarios Forum, March 2019, Denver, Colorado.

Eker S, Reese G, Gao L, Obersteiner M (2018). Investigating global diet change dynamics by linking models of human behavior to IAMs. The 11th Annual Meeting of the Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium, 13-15 November 2018, Seville, Spain.

Eker S, Rovenskaya E, Obersteiner M, Langan S (2018). A bibliometric analysis of the model validation literature. The 11th Annual Meeting of the Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium, 13-15 November 2018, Seville, Spain.

Eker S, Rovenskaya E, Obersteiner M, Langan S (2018). Validation of environmental models: Practice and perspectives. EGU General Assembly, April 2018, Vienna, Austria.

Eker S, Rovenskaya E, Obersteiner M, Langan S (2017). Validation of uncertainty-oriented environmental models: A review of the existing approaches. Fifth Annual Workshop on Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty, November 2017, Oxford, UK.

Eker S, van Daalen E (2015). A Multi-Method Approach to Evaluate the Robustness of Policies in the Dutch Gas Sector. Third Annual Workshop on Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty, November 2015, Delft, Netherlands.

Eker S (2014). A systems modelling and exploratory uncertainty analysis of the future of the Dutch gas sector. Energy Systems Conference, June 2014, London: Elsevier.

Eker S, Slinger J (2014). Model Analysis Tools and Methods: Multivariate Sensitivity Analysis. Workshop organized at the 32nd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, July 2014, Delft, Netherlands.

Eker S (2013). Dealing with uncertainties in the Dutch gas sector. Technology, Management, and Policy Consortium Meeting, June 2013, Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Blog posts


Eker S (2019) Behind the paper: Modeling the drivers of a widespread shift to sustainable diets. Nature Sustainability Community.

Eker S (2019) This is not reality. IIASA Nexus Blog.

Eker S (2018) Systems thinking to better understand the scientific process. Project Open Up Hub.


Invited lectures


Eker S (2019). Introduction to agent-based modelling. October 2019, Institute for Management Research, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands.

Eker S (2019). Modelling human behaviour behind global diet shifts. May 2019, Complexity Science Hub, Vienna, Austria.

Eker S (2018). Systems modelling to investigate sustainable consumption dynamics. Lecture series on “Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals: Systems analytical perspectives on strategies and trade-offs”, October 2018, Institute for Social Ecology, Vienna, Austria.

Eker S (2018). System dynamics modelling for sustainable production and consumption. IIASA-University of Tokyo Workshop on “How can advanced mathematical modeling tools be useful to address sustainability challenges?”, March 2018, Laxenburg, Austria.

Eker S (2016). Dealing with Uncertainties in the Dutch Gas Sector: An exploratory modeling and analysis approach. Seminar at Industrial Engineering Department, Bogazici University, January 2016, Istanbul Turkey.


Organized Events

2020 - Organizing committee member of the Annual Meeting of the Society for Decision Making under Deep Uncertainty

2019 - Katharine Hayhoe, Barriers To Public Acceptance of Climate Science, Impacts, and Solutions, Lecture at IIASA.

2014 & 2015 - PhD Colloquium of the System Dynamics Student Chapter