The OFF! ProgramICT4S 2023
The OFF! Program
The OFF! Program complements the research program of ICT4S 2023 with a set of satellite events bringing together researchers, practitioners, decision and policy makers, artists, students and the general public. It features various kinds of events on campus as well as in pubs downtown. In particular, the OFF! Program includes general keynotes, panels, debates, art performances, etc.
The overall program will be available soon on this webpage. Currently, we are glad to announce the confirmation for the following events:
A debate about sustainability and open-source run by The Eclipse Foundation
Sustainable digitalization: Why we need to shift away from Big Tech business models
A keynote by Hugues Ferreboeuf from The Shift Project. Since 2017, Hugues Ferreboeuf steers the “Lean ICT” project for the Shift, at the crossroads between digital and energy transitions.
A quiz run by The CNRS GDS EcoInfo group
The CNRS EcoInfo group will propose a quiz on the environmental impacts of ICT. This quiz is guaranteed to have no winners, no prizes and no question about the carbon footprint of an email. Come and have a go!
Jan van Esch
Jan van Esch is an Amsterdam-based multi-media artist whose practice spans performance, drawing, curation, and social engagement.
Disnovation.org collective art performance
The performance will consist of screening a selection of short 3D films about the issues of energy, innovation, and sustainability; each one introduced in connection to specific ICT4S issues by the artist’s collective, and followed by a moderated debate. The Disnovation artist’s collective will also perform over the week several live interviews, and will interact with ICT4S participants through take-away posters and questionnaires.
Global Warming: The need for a new model of development and the key role of higher education
A keynote by Jean Jouzel, former vice-chair of the Scientific Working Group of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
A panel bringing together scientists, engineers, as well as policy and decision makers
A Hackathon will be organized on Friday and Saturday leveraging on the synergy of the conference to foster the emergence of new innovative and sustainable solutions under the prism of low-tech technologies.