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IT Forum Upper Franconia

The IT Forum Upper Franconia brings IT and sustainability together.

"Tech for Tomorrow: Innovations for a sustainable world"

- is the motto of this year's IT Forum Upper Franconia with workshops, panel discussions and keynotes on 20 March 2024.

Anyone interested in bringing IT and sustainability together is welcome.

The Upper Franconia IT Forum offers a unique opportunity for exchange between medium-sized companies, the Upper Franconia IT Cluster, the Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Chamber of Crafts for Upper Franconia, the BF/M (Betriebswirtschaftliches Forschungszentrum für Fragen der mittelständischen Wirtschaft e. V.) and the four Upper Franconian universities of the Upper Franconia Technology Alliance. The forum also serves as a showcase for regional IT providers and service providers to present innovative solutions for current and future challenges. The University of Bayreuth is providing the platform for this year's IT Forum as part of its sponsorship as an "Innovative University".


  • Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 12-21 h
  • RWI building of the University of Bayreuth
  • Free admission, registration is not required

"In 2024, we are focusing on sustainable IT innovations," says Prof Dr Anna Maria Oberländer, holder of the Chair of Information Systems and Digital Transformation. "Our programme not only highlights solutions that make the IT sector more ecological and sustainable, but also shows how IT can transform other industries in their quest for sustainability."


Programme (in extracts):


  • Dr Vanessa Just, Head of Business Development - New Business, fuseki GmbH, Founder & CEO, juS.TECH AG, Member of the Board of the German AI Association: "Beautiful vision, hard reality? Today's examples of successful use of technology for a sustainable tomorrow"
  • Rainer Karcher, Global Head of Sustainability, Allianz Technology: "Making digitalisation sustainable - all about twin transformation"


  • "How-To Sustainability Reporting" (HWK): Presentation of a free tool that supports companies in the preparation of sustainability reports
  • Green Bits & Bytes - Ideas lab for a green digital future: Knowledge and tangible tools for creative idea development
  • Digitalisation with vision - sustainable process design for a green future through the digitalisation of company processes: Joint exploration of the challenges and opportunities of the digital transformation of processes in your own company


  • Sustainability through IT - Twin Transformation
  • Sustainability in IT - CO2 neutral computing?
  • Digital excellence in administration (IHK)


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Prof Dr Anna Maria Oberländer
Holder of the Chair of Information Systems and Digital Transformation
University of Bayreuth

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