Economy of the common good and economic growth

Is the economy of the common good a solution to the conflict of goals between economic growth and environmental protection? This central question was discussed at the Schader Forum on 15 January. In addition to a public lecture, a panel discussion was held on this topic. The event was hosted by the Schader Foundation, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences and the Center for Sustainable Economic and Corporate Policy (SECP)

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Award for HDA Students of the Energy Economics Masters Program

Agile leadership and work culture, new educational formats, innovation culture, AI in recruiting and digital workplaces – the personnel departments of municipal utilities, energy suppliers and network operators are facing enormous challenges to cope with the transformation of their companies. Which strategies are needed now, which HR projects are groundbreaking for the workforce and the new working world?

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Economic Forum 2020

The 5th economic forum of the h_da takes place on 30.01.2020 and is dedicated to the main topic “Smart Region4 – Shaping regional transformation”. In addition to technical lectures and implementation-oriented workshops, interesting discussion rounds with participants from politics, society, science and business await you.

All information regarding program, organization and directions can be found here.

Lecture by Andrew Sheehy on the topic “What AI systems can, cannot, should and should not do?”

AI specialist Andrew Sheehy travelled to the W:NE research seminar for the lecture on June 13th. Under the lecture title “What AI systems can, cannot, should and should not do?” a comprehensible introduction into the functioning of “Machine Learning” was offered, in order to explain the distinction between artificial and human intelligence and to point out common misunderstandings. The lecture was followed by a lively discussion from the limits of technical feasibility to philosophical considerations about the nature of human thought.