EVENT: AI as a sustainability enabler

OCTOBER 13, 2021, 8:00 am pt / 17:00 cet

Welcome to the first AI Sustainability Talk! Grab your favorite cup of coffee, or tea and enjoy listening in to a keynote and a fireside chat with AI and sustainability experts from the Nordics and Silicon Valley moderated by Silicon Vikings discussing how AI can be a driving force in transforming towards a more sustainable society.

We will deep dive into how AI can be used as an enabler and driving force for creating more sustainable industries and organizations, what are the opportunities today, and more importantly, how ready are we to make the changes needed?


Victor Galaz, PhD, Deeputy Director, Associate Professor, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

Victor’s research focuses on financial systems, and their connection to large-scale environmental change with global non-linear climate repercussions. He is deputy director and associate professor at the Stockholm Resilience Centre

Fireside chat

Sohini Roychowdhury, PhD, Founding team, Director AI/ML Curriculum at FourthBrain

Sohini believe in out-of-the-box solutions being applied to real world problems. As an Industrial-Academic AI expert, she has had the privilege of working on a wide range of problems ranging from automated pathology detection from medical images, epidemiological modeling, to autonomous driving, advanced driver assistance systems and data science applied to e-Commerce.

Peiman Momeni, Head of Sales, Peltarion

Currently, Peiman works as the head of Sales at Peltarion. Peltarion is a company that strives at making AI more accessible for every individual and organization as we are certain about the positive impact that AI can bring. Prior to joining Peltarion, Peiman spent 7 years at ABB in various positions.

About the AI Sustainability event series

This AI sustainability talk is the first out of a series of events focusing on creating awareness and knowledge sharing around how AI can be a sustainability enabler. The aim is to bridge between Nordic industry players and forefront technology providers in Silicon Valley to create awareness around how AI and Data can be a sustainability driver when collaborating across borders.

The event series is hosted by Silicon Vikings and Nordic Innovation House from Silicon Valley and AI Sweden, Automation Region and the strategic innovation program PiiA from Sweden.

Practical information

Date: Wednesday, 13 october 2021
Time: 17:00 – 18:30 CET · Add to your calendar
Place: Zoom, we will provide you with the link before the seminar
Questions: Please contact Catarina Berglund (Automation Region), Malin Rosqvist (PiiA) or Ebba Josefson Lindqvist (Silicon Vikings and AI Sweden)