Different aspects of the relation between sustainability and informatics will be addressed during the three days
summit. On the morning of 26 October in particular, we will look at this topic from the
perspective of future innovations and safeguards that can be provided by fundamental and
applied Computer Science research. We will have presentations by:

  • Prof. Lorenz Hilty, University of Zurich, Aligning the digital transformation with the UN sustainable development goals;
  • Prof. Max Mühlhäuser, Technical University of Darmstadt, Interaction and representation challenges of sustainability related information – The quest for usable sustainability;
  • Prof. Marina  Jirotka, University of Oxford, Reading the road: The challenges and opportunities of responsible research and innovation in helping develop sustainable societies;
  • Prof. Frank van Harmelen, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Fighting fire with fire: responsible AI through regulation or innovation?

The session will be closed with a short panel discussion in which all of the speakers can
exchange views on research challenges for guiding us to a new, sustainable future. The session
will be highly interactive, allowing attendees to pose questions and discuss with the speakers.


25. bis 27. Oktober 2021


Avda. Juan de Herrera 6
28040 Madrid


Informatics Europe


25. bis 27.