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Webinar – GoForIT: Sustainability in IT Education


Date and time: 30 September, 12:00-12:30

Recording: Youtube

Abstract: GoforIT is a Norwegian initiative focusing on how to build knowledge and competence on sustainability among IT professionals. It involves IKT Norge, NTNU (and other universities), a large number of IT-companies, and unions (Tekna/NITO) GoForIT: Bærekraft i IT-utdanningene РIKT-Norge

The presentation will present the rationale for evolving the IT-education to take sustainability into account, and discuss different models for how this can be done concretely in software engineering and computer science education

Language: English

Birgit Krogstie bio: Associate Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Research interests in information technology in work and learning, drawing on a dual educational background in Computer Science and Educational Theory.

John Krogstie bio: Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He is the Norwegian representative and previously Vice-Chair for IFIP TC8 and was chair of IFIP WG 8.1 on information system design and evaluations (2010-2015). His research interests are information systems modeling, information systems engineering, quality of models and modeling languages, eGovernment, sustainable smart cities, and sustainable digitalization in general.

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