Green ICT for Sustainable Consumption? - Exploring Emerging Policies and Open Research Questions

17. - 18. January 2013
Palais Harrach, Freyung 3
1010 Vienna, AT

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

Content Description

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?

Participant Information

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

Contact Address

Mag. Vivien Lunda
Institute for the Environment and Regional Development – RCE Vienna
Vienna University of Economics and Business
Nordbergstrasse 15 (UZA4, 4B)
A-1090 Vienna
Tel.: +43 (1) 31336-4782
E-Mail: vivien.lunda@wu.ac.at

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