Green ICT event: Exploring Emerging Policies and Open Research Questions

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Vivien Lunda
Vienna

EVENT: Exploring Emerging Policies and Open Research Questions

taking place January 17-18,2013 at the Palais Harrach, Freyung 3, 1010 Vienna, Austria with high-level keynote speakers from the science and policy fields:

Ray Pinto, Microsoft Europe, Middle East and Africa
Inge Røpke, Aalborg University
Grégoire Wallenborn, Free University of Brussels

The event brings together high-level scientists, policy-makers and industry representatives to explore, discuss and address pressing questions on the potentials and challenges of Green ICT for enabling Sustainable Consumption:

  • What is the potential of Cloud Computing as enabler of sustainable consumption in terms of direct, indirect and systemic effects?
  • How can Smart Metering help to reduce the energy consumption of households?
  • How can we design policies and practices to realise the potential of ICTs and promote a process towards sustainable consumption?
  • What are the respective roles and responsibilities of policy-makers, representatives of ICT industries, researchers, and other stakeholders?

Please, note that the number of participants is limited to 40 people. Hence, we kindly ask you to send an informal registration e-mail by November 30, 2012 to ict@scp-responder.eu.

You also find additional information about the event and the RESPONDER project under the following link: http://www.scp-responder.eu/events/kb_ict.

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