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Advancing Technology for a Sustainable Planet

Conference & Workshop at Stanford University

IEEE

Event Details

Monday, July 25, 2022 9:00 a.m. -
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 1:30 p.m. PDT

Event Type

Location

Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center

326 Galvez Street 

Stanford, CA 94305

Contact

Kaci Peel

The First Meeting of the IEEE Planet Positive 2030 Community: Advancing Technology for a Sustainable Planet

The Campaign

Planet Positive 2030 is a campaign created by a global, open community of experts led by IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization Advancing Technology for Humanity.



The Workshop at Stanford

Achieving a sustainable, net-zero emissions future will require the acceleration of technology development and deployment. Measurable and meaningful ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) metrics together with other private-and public-sector initiatives and policies will help advance technology for sustainability.

Hosted by IEEE in partnership with the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence and the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, this invitation-only event will explore regulatory, policy and financial frameworks critical to advancing technology which prioritizes people, planet and purpose-driven progress. Keynotes and panels will be followed by workshop writing sessions to provide all attendees the opportunity to contribute to the landmark Roadmap Compendium document, Strong Sustainability by Design, a pragmatic guide for businesses and governments alike.



Panel Topics 

Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation

Environmental AI Technology & ESG Regulations

The Value of an Equitable, Flourishing Planet


 

Event Organizers

   

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John C. Havens

Sustainability Practice Lead, IEEE Standards Association and Staff Lead, IEEE Planet Positive 2030

Vanessa Parli

Vanessa Parli

Research Program Manager, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI (HAI)