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Conference: Society and Sustainability

Bucharest, May 5-7, 2022
Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University Bucharest
Technical University Munich
University of Freiburg

Thursday, May 5
17:00-19:00 Registration

Friday, May 6
10:00 Welcome and Introduction
10:10 Round table: Social Sciences and Technologies
Moderators: Shawqi Albatran, Euphrasie Bisabo, DCCU Students, Bucharest
(Participants: Prof. Corina Dumitrescu, Prof. Anca Grosu, Prof. Daniela Kleinschmit, Prof. Radu Grosu, Dr. (history) Ulrich Marsch, Prof. Michael Molls)
12:00 Coffee Break
12:30 Symposium: Sustainability – Technologies in Modern Societies (Hybrid meeting, in presence and online participation)
Moderators: Corina Dumitrescu, Bucharest; Michael Molls, Munich
12:30 Radu Grosu: AI and Sustainability
12:45 Ulrich Marsch: Sustainability Activities at the Technical University Munich
13:00 Daniela Kleinschmit: Sustainability in Bioeconomy Policies
13:15 Andreas Mehler: Sustainable Governance: Africa and Beyond
13:45 Questions and Discussion
14:00 Lunch
15:00 Ceremony of awarding the title of Doctor Honoris Causa to Professor Michael Molls
15:30 Michael Molls: The Institute for Advanced Study of the Technical University Munich – Modern Sciences and Technologies
16:15 Anca Grosu: Clinical Research in Radiation Oncology as an Example for Sustainability in Medicine
16:30 Jia Chen: Sensing and Modeling of Greenhouse Gases and Air Pollutants in Urban Environments
16:45 Clemens Russ: “Low Tech, High Intelligence” Austrian Pavilion, Expo 2020 Dubai
17:00 Peter Schlosser: The Critical Role of Society's Choices in Shaping the Future of our Planet
17:15 Daniela Rus: Robotics and Sustainability
17:30 Questions and Discussion

Saturday, May 7
10:30 Symposium: Sustainability – Technologies in Modern Societies (continued)
10:30 Frank Keutsch: Atmospheric Science and Thoughts on Geoengineering
10:45 Musata Bocos: Resilience is Earned
11:00 Alexandru Stefanescu: Philosophy and Sustainability: Turning Full Circle?
11:15 Questions and Discussion
11:45 Alexandru Stefanescu: Concluding Remarks