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Digitalization for Urban Sustainability

KTH Royal Institute of Technology and IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute welcome you to an interactive inspirational and networking day on the transition to sustainable cities, enabled by digitalization.

Time: Thu 2020-09-10 10.00 - 15.00

Location: Zoom

The pathway towards reaching the global sustainability goals is full of challenges that need to be tackled, and common solutions need to be identified and implemented. Digitalization is often seen as an important tool for the transition towards climate-neutral and inclusive society.

  • What role can digitalization have in achieving the SDG's in urban development?
  • What are the challenges of sustainable cities and what is potentially achievable by applying digitalization?
  • New ways of working together is needed; what possibilities are there for your organisation?

You are invited to take part in inspirational lectures and current research and development conducted at KTH and IVL jointly with several cities and other stakeholders and networks. You will also be able to o develop ideas in inspiring thematic groups to find the best solutions together with our researchers, project leaders and problem owners.

Key note speakers: Marie Fossum Strannegård, IVL, Ricardo Vinuesa, KTH, Olga Kordas, Viable Cities, Allan Larsson, EU/Viable Cities, Hossein Azizpour, KTH

Moderators: Karin Larsdotter, KTH Sustainability Office, with assistance from Mattias Wohlén, IVL


10.00 Welcome
Karin Larsdotter, KTH Sustainability Office

10.05 Digitalisation for Urban Sustainability – Potentials and challenges post Corona
Marie Fossum Strannegård, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute

10.20 Pioneering a mission on climate neutral and inclusive cities
Olga Kordas, Viable Cities

10.35 AI and the SDGs
Ricardo Vinuesa and Hossein Azizpour, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

10.50 Introduction to conversations
Karin Larsdotter, KTH Sustainability and Mattias Wohlén, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute
There will be more than ten parallel conversations on different topics. Choose the conversations you would like to join.

11.00 Conversation No.1

11.30 Conversation No.2

12.00 Lunch

12.30 Conversation No.3

13.00 Reports from the conversations

13.10 Dialogue with stakeholders
Erik Stenberg, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Anna Jarnehammar, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute

Panel: Allan Larsson, EU/Viable Cities, Lisa Enarsson, City of Stockholm, Tobias Oechtering, Digitalisation Platform KTH, Pernilla Bergmark, Ericsson, Marie Fossum Strannegård, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Olle Samuelsson – SIP Smart Built Environment, IQ Samhällsbyggnad, Mats Dunmar, Skanska

14.30 End of Seminar