Discussed with leading Austrian and international experts - energy and the need for change // energy transformation. A necessary topic to tackle the climate crisis and to achieve the sustainable development goals. What and who is needed to initiate a transformation of the energy landscape as well as the usual energy consumption; why is a rethinking process and the action of each individual essential; how do we deal with energy, and what are the challenges that energy providers will face in the future. We discussed with our panelists what energy actually means and, above all, how we can create meaningful inputs for rethinking!
What is energy?
What can energy do and mean in other continents, for example Africa, South America (The importance of energy)?
How should one view energy?
What will be done today, tomorrow and the day after tomorrow to drive the transformation?
Dates to watch
Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021 at 6.50pm on PULS 24, puls24.at, ZAPPN and 4gamechangers.io (first broadcast)
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 6:50pm on PULS 24, puls24.at, ZAPPN and 4gamechangers.io (repeat)
Hildegard Aichberger - board member oekostrom AG - has been active in various management positions in the field of environmental protection and sustainability for over 20 years, doctoral degree in cultural engineering and water management at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna as well as an MBA degree in general management at the University of Dundee, then WWF, among others ; GF environmental initiative Mother Earth ORF, Caritas, waste treatment company
Katharina Rogenhofer - spokesperson for the Climate Initiative, co-initiator FridaysForFuture - Austrian climate activist, biology and zoology at the University of Vienna, biodiversity, conservation and management at the University of Oxford
Eveline Steinberger-Kern - Founder & Managing Director The Blue Minds Company - AUTentrepreneur in new fields of technology (artificial intelligence, big data, augmented reality, 3D, robotics, etc.), co-initiator WeXelerate, member of the supervisory board of Unicredit Bank Austria in Vienna and on the advisory board of KGAL in Munich. She is a mentor at Manageers, Startup Leitner and Female Founders.
Klaus Grellmann - managing director of goetzpartners - he is jointly responsible for the management consulting business with a focus on the energy sector and related industries.
Michael Strugl - Chairman of the Board of VERBUND AG - also President of the Austrian Energy Industry Association, also once in politics and thus fantastic expertise, trained lawyer, also studying for a doctorate in social and economic sciences, international finance and much more.
Lukas Ertl - Head of the Innovation & Sustainability Department, OiER (Organization of International Economic Relations) and consultant at GreenTech Ventures backbone.one
OiER – Action for the Future
OiER is working on a measurable contribution to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. As a partner of the United Nations, OiER focuses on overcoming important future-oriented challenges in the areas of sustainability, innovation, the environment, energy, civic engagement, and smart cities etc.)
PS: # 4GameChangers is back
With the 4GAMECHANGERS Studio, the 4GAMECHANGERS Festival took place as a reaction to the pandemic for the first time as a four-day TV special on Austria's youngest news broadcaster PULS 24 and thus celebrated the start of the 4GAMECHANGERS year. Since April, weekly inspiring events, lectures and discussions - with top CEOs, visionaries, politicians and the most exciting voices of the young generation - have been offered on TV. For the 4GAMECHANGERS studio broadcast on the subject of “Energy in Transformation”, we will discuss the future of energy and the need for change in order to take climate action and achieve the goals for sustainable development.
The 4GAMECHANGERS Festival in the Austrian capital Vienna has risen to become one of the most important international digital conferences and offers a platform for personalities and digital projects from all industries and communities. It is organized annually by ProSiebenSat.1 PULS 4. "The Power of Cooperation" - the festival will take place again after 2 years in the Marx Halle and is committed to the goal of using the power of digital transformation in the sense of the social common good and actively helping to shape it. The focus is always on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, to which the ProSiebenSat.1 PULS 4 Group – Together with OiER a special SDG Corner will be created to spread the word and highlight concrete activities.