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Ciprian Stănescu: Automation for Good -Leveraging Automation to Drive Social Impact and Sustainability Goals

Ciprian Stănescu: Automation for Good -Leveraging Automation to Drive Social Impact and Sustainability Goals

Social Innovation Solutions (SIS) and UiPath are glad to invite you to the upcoming hybrid event – “Automation for Good: Leveraging Automation to Drive Social Impact and Sustainability Goals”, organized in partnership with the National Authority for Administration and Regulations in Communications (ANCOM), on the margins of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2022 (PP-22), the highest policy-making body of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

As a limited number of seats are available, we kindly ask you to fill in the registration form below by September 25. Please note that only by completing this form you will be able to attend the event. Access to the Palace of the Parliament can only be made with your national ID card or passport.

Registration form:

The event’s key theme is to explore the role of automation in driving social impact and helping businesses and governments meet sustainability goals. On this occasion, we will also present our report focusing on how technologies like automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be a catalyst for achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report includes a repository of tech solutions deployed in the public and private sectors in areas ranging from education, labor automation, food & agriculture, climate, energy, and public sector digitalization, as well as key global trends for 2030 in AI & automation.

Agenda, October 12 (Bucharest time):

17:30 – 17:45 | Opening remarks: Introduction, Key Findings of the Automation for Good Report and Main Recommendations
Speaker: Ciprian Stănescu, SIS President

17:45 – 17:55 | Keynote no. 1: Building a Sustainable Future through Technology
Speaker: Sabin Sărmaş, Member of the Romanian Parliament, Chairman, ITU PP-22

17:55 – 18:05 | Keynote no. 2: Unlocking the Human Potential with Technology to Advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Speaker: ITU representative (TBD)

18:05 – 18:45 | Climate Panel: Tackling the Climate Crisis with Innovation and Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration
Speakers (TBC):
● Barbara Hendrie, Regional Director, UN Environment Programme’s North America Office
● Dennis Karpes, Co-founder of Justdiggit
● Mark Campanale, Founder of Carbon Tracker Initiative
● Margareta Mucibabici, Director, Public Affairs & Social Impact, UiPath
● Malin Berge, Mastercard, Head of Global Sustainability Innovation Lab

18:45 – 19:20 | Public Sector Panel: Digital Government as an Enabler of Sustainable Development
Speakers (TBC):
● Sami Kääpä, Vice President, Sales & Systems, MariMatic Oy
● Dr Sally Uren OBE, CEO, Forum for the Future
● Marta Arsovska Tomovska, Director for Digital Government, Office of the Prime Minister, Serbia
● Arian Debeljak. Chief Technology Officer of the City of Ljubljana

19:20 – 19:30 | Closing remarks
Speaker: Ciprian Stănescu, SIS President

Access to the event will be through the Palace of the Parliament entrance C1, located at 2-4 Izvor Street, Bucharest. Please plan to arrive 30 minutes earlier to allocate the time needed for screening and registration. You will receive your badge based on your ID.

Thank you for your interest in our event! We will contact you prior to the event.

About Social Innovation Solutions:

The mission of Social Innovation Solutions (SIS) is to support individuals and organizations to understand the transformations of the future and to develop sustainable technology, public policy and entrepreneurial solutions. SIS organizes several incubators and accelerators in Romania and Central and Eastern Europe, working with over 100 start-ups each year. SIS also develops several conversation platforms on sustainability, future trends and circular economy such as Future Summit, Sustainable Futures or Climate Change Summit and offers consulting and executive education programs in foresight, innovation and sustainability.

About UiPath

UiPath has a vision to deliver the Fully Automated Enterprise™, one where companies use automation to unlock their greatest potential. UiPath offers an end-to-end platform for automation, combining the leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution with a full suite of capabilities that enable every organization to rapidly scale digital business operations.

About ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2022

“The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs). The Plenipotentiary Conference (PP), ITU’s highest policy-making body, meets once every four years to set the Union’s general policies, adopt the four-year strategic and financial plans, and elect the senior management team of the organization, the Member States of the Council, and the members of the Radio Regulations Board. The next Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-22) will be held in Bucharest, Romania, from 26 September to 14 October 2022.”

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