2022 CloudEARTHi Conference of FH-Burgenland

The 1st CloudEARTHi Conference on Academic Education and its Impact on Entrepreneurship and Sustainability was held at Eisenstadt, Austria from 18th to 19th May, 2022. The conference was supported by EIT RawMaterials and funded by the European Union through the EIT HEI Initiative.

The programme and book of abstracts (speaker names is highlighted in bold).

18 May Opening session (09:00 – 10:10) – chaired by Alexandra Baldwin
09:00 – 09:10 “Welcome and opening note” by Silvia Ettl-Huber & Tamer Abu-Alam
09:10 – 09:40 “EIT’s HEI Initiative: How to build innovation capacity in higher education?” by Emma Harris
09:40 – 10:10 “EIT HEI Initiative in practical: CloudEARTHi” by Tamer Abu-Alam
10:10 – 10:30 Coffee break & snacks —— ‘presentation of student start-up ideas’
18 May Session1 (10:30 – 11:45) – chaired by Alexandra Baldwin
10:30 – 10:55 “The Circular Economy Cube” by Alexandra Anderluh, Michaela Moser, Lukas Richter, Barbara Stefan, Tassilo Pellegrini, Zahra Mesbahi, Clemens Raffler & Roland Hackl
10:55 – 11:20 “Fostering Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship with Academic Education: Potential Role of Digital Transformation and the Relevant Ethical Concerns” by Rajnish Tiwari & Hendrik Müller
11:20 – 11:45 “Entrepreneurship as a catalyst to reach sustainability through academic reforms” by Matthew Guy Gallardo & Ana Maria Muñoz Carcel
11:45 – 13:00 Lunch Break (lunch will be offered) —– ‘presentation of student start-up ideas’
18 May Session2 (13:00 – 14:15) – chaired by Silvia Ettl-Huber
13:00 – 13:25 “Environmental analysis of Varna Lake based on satellite imagery” by Valentina Markova, Todor Ganchev, Angel Marinov & Tamer Abu-Alam
13:25 – 13:50 “Prediction of the viability of satellite imagery in terms of useful data for the purposes of geological analysis” by Angel Marinov, Firgan Feradov, Todor Ganchev, Valentina Markova & Tamer Abu-Alam
13:50 – 14:15 “Environmental study of Varna Lake based on chemical analysis of lake bed samples” by Todor Ganchev, Valentina Markova, Angel Marinov & Tamer Abu-Alam
14:15 – 14:45 Coffee break & snacks —— ‘presentation of student start-up ideas’
18 May Session3 (14:45 – 16:00) – chaired by Verena Liszt-Rohlf
14:45 – 15:10 “Inspiring the Minds: Embedding inclusion, diversity and climate action into the academic environment” by Tamer Abu-Alam, Katarina Suchova, Andrea Zápachová, Elen Garcia, Mirko Viola, Michele Spalletta & Davide Capodici
15:10 – 15:35 “Sustainable Leadership – Towards a Mindset based Course of Study for Sustainable Entrepreneurship” by Carry Luise Zimmermann
15:35 – 16:00 “Female founders in Burgenland: Expectations, opportunities and limits – empirical findings” by Maria Laura Bono
16:30 – 17:30 Time for networking
18 May Social events start at 17:30
17:30 Meeting Point Castle
19:30 Conference dinner at ‘Die Alm’ in Eisenstadt
19 May Session4 (09:30 – 10:45) – chaired by Gerda Fuericht-Fiegl
09:30 – 09:55 “SDG 16 and Transformational Governance: Fighting Climate Change Fake News using AI and Big Data” by Walter Seböck, Thomas J. Lampoltshammer, Bettina Biron & Martin Boyer
09:55 – 10:20 “Don’t Take Any Wooden Nickels: Smart and Sovereign Data Use for Sustainable Production in the Wood Industry from the Perspective of Higher Educational Institutions” by Thomas J. Lampoltshammer, Daniel Bachlechner & Lea M. Ranacher
10:20 – 10:45 “AccessEARTH: Using Big Data in Earth and Environmental Sciences” by Tamer Abu-Alam, Angel Marinov & Odu Obiajulu
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break & snacks
19 May Poster session (11:15 – 12:00)
  • “Sustainablity in Business Studies – more than an elective!” by Josefine Kuhlmann
  • “CloudEARTHi: Building innovation capacity for the use of Big Data in Environmental Sciences, Sustainability and Circular Economy” by Tamer Abu-Alam, Alexandra Baldwin, Firgan Feradov, Todor Ganchev, Elen Garcia, Vera Helene Hausner, Robert Isaksen, Charlotte LEE-WOOLF, Carolina Madeleine, Marian Gazdik, Angel Marinov, Valentina Markova, Sophie Rippinger, Lucy Stanfield, Katarina Suchova & Martina Kralova
  • “#agilesMV – mobility station of the future” by Valerie Elss
  • “Analysis of the interaction between life history parameters of Sebastes mentella Travin, 1951, the environment and the fisheries in the Flemish Cap area” by Abdelhakim Belaidi
  • “Improvement of the Composite Membrane Properties For Fuel Cells: A Review” by Fatma Ünal
  • “Precious metals from major exploration, mining and their destroyed impact on environment: A case study of gold mining” by Aliaa Diab & Hamed Mira
  • “Green Marine Transport – challenges and perspectives” by Galina Ilieva, Irina Kostova & Christo Pirovsky
  • “Informal Education, interdisciplinary research and Innovation in Sustainable Development” by Anton-Jan Klasinc
  • “Paving the way towards Sustainable Entrepreneurship Education” by Susanna Albertini, George Sakellaris, Marie Kubankova, Selenia Marinelli, Stefan Lilischkis, Davide Viaggi & Han van Osch
  • “Geohazard and geoethics assessment – a way for sustainable cities: a case study from the well accident in Shafshon, Morrocco” by Kholoud Mohamed AbdelMaksoud & Wael El Metwaly
  • “Green CO2 capture using Zeolites” by Aya Hashim Ismael
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break (lunch will be offered)
    19 May Session5 (13:00 – 14:15) – chaired by Verena Liszt-Rohlf
    13:00 – 13:25 “Technical, Economical and Social Approaches in Energy Transition – Overview of Activities in Burgenland, Austria” by Lukas Gnam, Markus Schindler, Markus Puchegger & Christian Pfeiffer
    13:25 – 13:50 “The Analytic Hierarchy Process as method for decision-making and stakeholder involvement in sustainability management” by Christian Pfeiffer, Christina Stolavetz, Monika Millendorfer, Claudia Elisabeth Maier, Thomas Paul Kremsner & Marion Rabelhofer
    13:50 – 14:15 “Data-driven Tourism for Sustainability: The Role of Transdisciplinarity and Computational Social Sciences in Tourist Studies Programs” by Thomas J. Lampoltshammer, Stefanie Wallinger & Johannes Scholz
    14:15 – 14:45 Coffee break & snacks
    14:45 – 16:00 Learnings from the Industry – CloudEARTHi plenary discussion and workshop – chaired by Verena Liszt-Rohlf
    16:00 Connect the knowledge triangle – Time for socializing
    20 May Back-to-back events (Only for those who will attend in-person)