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October 2017

WORKSHOP: DIGITAL FOR SUSTAINABILITY – IN NEED OF A DISRUPTIVE RESEARCH AGENDA

October 24, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Centre International de Conferences (CICG), Rue de Varembé 17
Genève, 1211 Switzerland
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"Digital Transformation" is the buzz phrase of the day. Since the 1980s an explosive growth has happened in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), and its become pervasive, bringing a perception of tremendous acceleration in technological innovation. There are also high expectations for the role of ICT in sustainable development. Concepts such as disruption, dematerialization and zero marginal costs contribute to the (up to now) false belief that becoming increasingly digital will lead to low resource consumption. However, research shows that…

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November 2017

EUROCITIES 2017

November 15, 2:00 pm - November 17, 3:30 pm
Exhibition and Convention centre, Dunajska cesta 18
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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EUROCITIES 2017 will focus on ‘circular economy’, an attractive and viable alternative that businesses have already started exploring today. A circular economy is restorative and regenerative by design, and aims to keep products, components, and materials at their highest utility and value at all times. The concept distinguishes between technical and biological cycles. Circlar Change Platform is partner of Eurocities 2017. What is the role of the cities? Our current levels of consumption exceed what our natural resource systems can…

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