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