14th - 16th September 2022

Museum of Liverpool, UK

Welcome to “Electronics for Sustainable Societies” – the eFutures Conference exploring how electronic technologies might shape a more sustainable future for all.

The Conference will be in person, held at Liverpool’s iconic waterfront museum.

It will include a gala dinner at Liverpool’s Maritime Museum (Thursday 15th September).

Registration is now open and our Accessibility Grants Program is receiving applications.

Conference Themes:

  • Eco Design & Sustainable ICT
  • Electronics for Monitoring the Environment
  • Electronics for Sustainable Living
  • Sustainable Materials & NanoDevices

Confirmed Speakers:

Professor Deji Akinwande, University of Texas (Austin)

Professor Layi Alatise, University of Warwick

Dr Akram Alomainy, Queen Mary University of London

Dr Gustavo Ardila, Grenoble INP 

Dr Shweta Agarwala, Aarhus University

Professor Francis Balestra, CNRS/University Grenoble-Alpes/Sinano Inst

Dr Pedro Barquinha, CENIMAT, NOVA University Lisboa

Professor Steve Beeby, University of Southampton

Professor Danilo Demarchi, Politecnico di Torino

Dr Jan Druschke, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Dr Colin Fitzpatrick, University of Limerick

Professor Piers Forster, University of Leeds

Professor Steve Furber, University of Manchester

Professor Laurence Hardwick, University of Liverpool

Dr Phil Hwang, University of Huddersfield

Professor Adrian Ionescu,  École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (ÉPFL)

Professor Karl Whittle, University of Liverpool

Professor Melanie Jaeger-Erben, TU Berlin

Professor Hannah Joyce, University of Cambridge

Dr Sandra Meca,  Eurecat

Professor Jean-Pierre Raskin, Université catholique de Louvain

Professor Clara Santato, Polytechnique Montréal

Karsten Schischke, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Dr Maria Smolander, VTT Finland

Dr Emilija Stojmenova Duh, University of Ljubljana

Dr Koji Tanaka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Professor Magda Titirici, Imperial College London

Workshops and Tutorials on:
Open Source Hardware (Prof Rob Mullins, University of Cambridge)

Memristive devices for low power memory and computing applications (Prof Wei Zhang, Liverpool John Moores University)

More to be announced shortly

Industry Innovation Event, Wednesday 14th September


Interactive sessions with:

  • UKRI Circular Economy Team
  • UKRI Environmental Sustainability Team
  • Bookable meetings with EPRSC ICT theme portfolio managers