Webinar: Towards the Digital Circular Economy
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Webinar: Towards the Digital Circular Economy

The Circular Economy offers significant economic, social, and environmental benefits, and circular business models are increasingly influencing corporate approaches and policy landscapes around the globe. Thereby, digital technologies are considered as significant drivers accelerating the transition to the Circular Economy.

In this webinar, following an introduction by iPoint CEO Joerg Walden, Prof. Rupert Baumgartner and his team from the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Sustainable Product Management at the University of Graz will give an insight into the current state of research on the digital circular economy. Specifically, the webinar will focus on the potential and already implemented applications of different digital technologies – including AI, IoT, big data, and blockchain – for sustainable product management activities. Register for the webinar here.

What's in it for you?

  • Learn how digital technologies can foster different circular economy strategies and related corporate practices

  • Get an overview of which technologies are used in different industries (e.g., automotive, electronics, food & packaging)

  • Get involved in the research of Prof. Baumgartner via upcoming focus groups and case studies and gain first-hand insights




1 hour (including Q&A period)


Wednesday, March 3, 9 AM EST | 2 PM GMT | 3 PM CET

Speaker information:

  • Prof. Dr. Rupert Baumgartner is head of the Institute for Systems Sciences, Innovation & Sustainability Research and the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Sustainable Product Management enabling a Circular Economy at the University of Graz, Austria.

  • Joerg Walden is Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of iPoint-systems. He draws on 30 years of technology industry leadership, software development expertise, and executive management experience. He is driven by the question how today’s solutions can contribute to securing a sustainable world for future generations.