Event Schedule:

Start Date:    17th April 2013End Date:    17th April 2013
Start Time:    09:00 AMEnd Time:    06:00 PM

The event SMARTer2020: The Role of ICT in Driving a Sustainable Future will feature a lively discussion with leading experts on the policy and practical challenges to using intelligent Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to increase energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the American as well as global context. It will have a special focus on the key findings of GeSI's SMARTer2020 report, which shows that ICT-enabled solutions offer a GHG abatement potential across key sectors of the economy of 16.5 per cent by the year 2020, amounting to $1.9 trillion in gross energy and fuel savings.

 

   Event Venue: Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center,Washington DC, USA

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