Circular Economy & AI – risk or opportunity?

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Circular Economy & AI – risk or opportunity?

23. Oktober 2023 @ 11:00 12:00

Our 60 min online experts talk will explore the opportunities, risks and limitations of AI applications to accelerate the transition to a regenerative circular economy.

According to ChatGPT 😊 AI applications offer exiting opportunities to significantly accelerate the transition to a regenerative circular economy by improving resource management, optimizing processes, and enabling smarter decision-making. However, they also come with risks related to privacy, unintended consequences, and job displacement, as well as limitations concerning data quality, bias, complexity, and investment requirements. Careful planning, collaboration, and ethical considerations are essential to harness AI’s potential for sustainable development.

Karin Huber-Heim, Chair of the Austrian governments Task Force Circular Economy and Executive Director of Circular Economy Forum Austria will talk with

Alice Schmidt, author of “Fast Forward: How to Harness the Power of AI for Societal Progress and a Sustainable Future”, policy advisor and business consultant, engaging at the intersection of social, environmental and economic issues around the globe,

Dr. Rania Wazir, Mathematician, Data Science & AI Expert and Co-Founder of, and involved in several initiatives on data4good,

Ladeja Godina Košir, co-chair of the European Circular Economy Platform, Founder and Executive Director of Circular Change, a member of international CE councils, expert groups, juries and co-author of several national CE Roadmaps.