The Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts (KVAB)
Hertogstraat 1, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

The technological developments during the industrial revolution(s) have given prosperity, mobility, comfort, and increased health, making human life what it is today. Over the last decades, the impact of this progress on the climate and Earth as a whole has become clear, leading to growing awareness and the first mitigating actions being taken. Recently, the general public is showing increased concern and demands policymakers to take more concrete measures.

This IEEE Summit on Sustainability – Vision towards 2050 will bring together leading technologists and policymakers in an attempt to develop a joint vision on the policies needed to accelerate technological development contributing to sustainability and ensure the successful deployment of these technologies.   

The crucial topics that will be at the core of this summit are: The Green Deal: Through Electric Energy Transition?; Digital for a European Green Deal; Incentivising Tech Development

To complement the panels, the summit will also host parallel sessions for different companies and projects. These workshops will allow participants to see the current efforts that are being taken to advance technological innovation and promote collaboration.

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