2nd RESPONDER Multinational Knowledge Brokerage Event on "Green ICT for Sustainable Consumption? Exploring Emerging Policies and Open Research Questions.

Start/Stop Date:
17–18 Jan 2013
The Institute for the Environment and Regional Development (WU Vienna) in cooperation with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science & Research
Palais Harrach, Freyung 3, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Focus Areas:
Sustainable consumtion, smart metering, IDT, Policies and practices
Type of Event:

High-level keynote speakers from the science, policy and business 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 and policy-makers 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 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, you are kindly asked to send an informal registration e-mail by November 30, 2012 to ict@scp-responder.eu.

Find additional information about the event and the RESPONDER project