Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design

Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design

AI and Sustainability: Balancing Innovation with Planetary and Social Well-being

Date: October 10th, 2024 

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: The McGill Faculty Club

Join us for an enlightening symposium featuring renowned expert Victor Galaz, as we explore the intersection of artificial intelligence and sustainability. Discover how cutting-edge AI technologies can drive innovation while promoting environmental stewardship and social equity. 

Victor Galaz, PhD

Associate professor & Director of PhD programme, Stockholm Resilience Centre

Victor Galaz is associate professor in political science at the Stockholm Resilience Centre , and programme director of the Beijer Institute’s Governance, Technology and Complexity programme. He is also co-Editor-in-Chief for the journal Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (COSUST), and was a Board Member of The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) between 2021-2023.

His research explores the political and governance challenges created by rapid global change, including globally networked risks, governance dimensions of “planetary boundaries”, the interplay between financial systems and Earth system dynamics, and the sustainability implications of novel technologies.