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Sessions, Panels and Side Events

ICT2018 Vienna // SIM4NEXUS Water-Energy-Land-Food-Climate Serious Game

SIM4NEXUS will demonstrate a serious game for the water-energy-food-land-climate nexus, which is under development; presentation will take place at the ICT4Water booth and in two side events. SIM4NEXUS is an EU ICT4WATER Digital Water Action Plan (pdf) forerunner project for Data Exchange and especially relevant for setting Action DS.2 “cross sector data exchange for the Nexus.

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Nowadays, freshwater resources are under stress. The European Commission funds research to ensure availability of sufficient fresh water for all current and future European citizens. Information technology is an important part of the solution for our water scarcity problem. Our team is interested in cross-sector data exchange, and exchanging on the development of ICT incl. serious games as support for cross-sector decision-making, and explore ways for further implementation and business exploitation of such tools.

Where and when

Austria Centre Vienna
Area-Transforming Industry & Economy (Hall X4)
Stand number: T04

4 December 2018
9:30-18:30

5 December 2018
10:30-11:30/12:30-14:30/15:30-16:30/17:30-18:30

6 December 2018
9:30-10:30

About ITC4 2018

ICT 2018 will take place in Vienna on 4-6 December 2018. This research and innovation event will focus on the European Union’s priorities in the digital transformation of society and industry. It will present an opportunity for the people involved in this transformation to share their experience and vision of Europe in the digital age.

More information

ICT4Water Cluster website

More about serious games

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