The ETSI Summit on Sustainability - How ICT developments and standards can enable sustainability and have a positive impact on society, will take place on 30 March 2023 and will focus on the key role of the ICT industry and related standardization activities to support Green initiatives.

Overview

As the Telecoms Industry looks to future challenges and opportunities, the topics of sustainability and particularly energy efficiency have emerged as among the highest priorities for the industry.

This year, the ETSI Summit will focus on the key role of ICT in supporting Green initiatives with a specific focus on the status of the ongoing and future work in related technology standardization.

Join us at this exclusive summit targeting the ICT community and related industries in order to have the opportunity to discuss the status and future directions for sustainability topics relating to the communications domain and those domains where digitization may help reduce C02 emissions and improve efficiency.  

The presentations, debates and open discussions will touch upon the current technologies that enable energy efficiency, CO2 reduction, circular economies, eco-design, and also look to the future requirements.

The programme of this one-day event will be structured around the following main streams of discussion:

  • What is the role of ICT in sustainability? Get insights on how ICT can help save energy, and reduce waste both for its own industry as well as supporting other industry sectors.
  • What are the principal enabling technologies? Deep dive on some of the key technology and standardization activities supporting Green initiatives that are conducted by the ETSI Technical groups as well as 3GPP and oneM2M.
  • What are the gaps and pending actions to further address sustainability in standardization? Help identify and participate in the debate on new development areas and opportunities for ETSI and its partners.

Who should attend and Why? 

  • The ETSI Summit brings together key decision-makers from ETSI members and beyond, including operators, manufacturers, service providers, regulators and policymakers, end-user industry sectors and researchers.
  • It is a unique event where high-level management and technology experts may exchange and openly debate about standardization priorities, helping to shape the work of ETSI in the years to come.
  • The 2023 edition will treat the topic of Sustainability and related Green initiatives in ETSI and any organization with an interest in this domain is encouraged to attend and actively participate in order to hear the current status and debate the future plans for ETSI and Sustainability.

By attending the ETSI Summit, participants will better understand the work done in ETSI in support of sustainability and will have a chance to network with relevant subject-matter experts. They will also be part of the discussion around the next steps ETSI should take to improve the sustainability of products and services built following its standards.

Participation to the summit is open to all and free of charge upon registration.
In order to make the most of the event, face-to-face participation is recommended, however, to support a more sustainable approach, the event will also be accessible online. 

The Programme Committee is currently working on the agenda construction. The agenda is expected to be online around mid-February.

The programme of this one-day event will be structured around the following main streams of discussion:

  • What is the role of ICT in sustainability? Get insights on how ICT can help save energy, and reduce waste both for its own industry as well as supporting similar evolutions in other industry sectors.
  • What are the principal enabling technologies? Deep dive on some of the key technology and standardization activities supporting Green initiatives that are conducted by the ETSI Technical groups as well as 3GPP and oneM2M.
  • What are the gaps and pending actions to further address sustainability in standardization? Help identify and participate in the debate on new development areas and opportunities for ETSI and its partners.  

 Venue

ETSI
650, Route des Lucioles
06560 Valbonne - Sophia Antipolis
FRANCE
Tel: +33 4 92 94 42 00    

Detailed venue information is available here.
This includes information about coming from Nice Airport to Sophia Antipolis, recommended hotels etc..

Should you need an invitation letter to apply for a visa, please fill in this form

  • David Boswarthick, ETSI
  • Bettina Funk, ETSI GA Chair, ITS
  • Benjamino Gorini, ETSI TC EE Chair, Nokia
  • Nick Sampson, ETSI OCG Chair, Orange
  • Dirk Weiler, ETSI Board Chair, Nokia
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