Artificial Intelligence and Sustainability in the 28th SRM Talks!

We are very honored to invite you to our 28th SRM Talk on Artificial Intelligence and Sustainability!

Join our talk to find out more about the importance and future of Artificial Intelligence and Sustainability! You will get valuable information and participate actively in the discussion with our speakers!

Have you ever imagined that Artificial Intelligence can be a way to achieve Sustainable Development Goals? Well, it is and its impact is getting more and more important! According to Forbes, for instance, AI can play an important role in agriculture. It can transform production by managing environmental conditions and crop yields better. Additionally, Artificial Intelligence can help reduce both fertilizer and water while improving crop yields. Do you want to find out more about the importance of AI for sustainability? Join our talk with Dr. Caitlin Corrigan, Executive Director at the Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (IEAI).

Meeting Details

Date/Time: April 27th, 17:00 CET
Meeting Location: Zoom
https://tum-conf.zoom.us/j/65285508529
Meeting ID: 652 8550 8529
Passcode: SRMTalks!!

About the Speaker

Artificial Intelligence, speaker

As the Executive Director at the IEAI, Dr. Corrigan is responsible for the development and coordination of all IEAI research and administrative activities. Additionally, she works closely with the IEAI Director to craft the IEAI’s agenda, develop strategic partnerships for the institute and to enhance the academic network. She holds a PhD in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests include good governance, sustainable development and corporate social responsibility, particularly in developing country settings.

She has over ten years of experience in designing and implementing research and data collection, developing and managing research projects and coordinating funding proposals. She has also conducted field-based research in Southern Africa with a focus on CSR, natural resource management and community development. In addition, Dr. Corrigan has published several articles in academic journals and has worked as a consultant for local and international NGOs through the Research Group for Sustainable Impacts (RG-SI). As a result, she has created data collection and evaluation systems for organizations, conducting statistical data analysis and generating policy-relevant research and reports.

Schedule

17:00 – 17:45  Talk on topic “Artificial Intelligence and Sustainability” by Dr. Corrigan

17:45 – 17:55   Break

17:55 – 18:30   Discussion / Q&A Session

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Sources:
https://www.forbes.com/sites/glenngow/2020/08/21/environmental-sustainability-and-ai/


SRM Talks is an accredited TUM university group from a group of students of the graduate program Sustainable Resource Management at TUM. The purpose of SRM Talks is to organize monthly talks under the motto “SRM talks challenges of the future”. The topics of interest for these talks gravitate around environmental issues and sustainable solutions such as nature conservation, green finance, renewable energy, waste management, etc.

Artificial Intelligence and Sustainability in the 28th SRM Talks!

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