23 sep 2022 / 17:30 - 19:00

AI in energy sector

The power sector is at the vanguard of efforts to mitigate climate change with decarbonisation of the sector - a critical enabling step for the decarbonisation of transport, heat, industry and other sectors.In this workshop, we will explore the applications of AI that support and enable decarbonisation in this sector as well as exploring the impact and opportunities brought about by the digital transformation the sector is undergoing.

Anja Svetina Nabergoj,
d.school Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, Stanford University

Dr. Anja Svetina Nabergoj is a leading innovation researcher and educator working with senior leaders from high-growth startups, government institutions and established corporations to bolster their innovation efforts.

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She is a lecturer at Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, at Stanford University and an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at the School of Economics and business, at the University of Ljubljana. She also teaches at Trinity College in Boston and at the Kyoto Institute of Technology.Dr. Svetina teaches user-centered innovation methods. In her programs, she focuses on building creative mindsets, problem finding that is rooted in empathy and qualitative research with users as well as concept development techniques like brainstorming, prototyping, and user testing. She helps build internal competence and empowers teams to start an ongoing user-centered innovation effort.Her teaching approach is based on the most recent findings from leading neuroscientists, psychologists, and anthropologists with the goal to inspire leaders to change their behaviors and mindsets and create work environments that are more conducive to innovation. Some of the behavior changes include embracing risk and learning from failure, engaging radically diverse project teams, and helping employees embrace ambiguity; an essential part of creative problem-solving. Dr. Svetina Nabergoj is a founding member of the Research as Design team at Stanford University, which developed the curriculum for applying design thinking to scientific and scholarly research.

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