Wednesday, June 19th | 15:30 - 16:30 | Conference Room 2 | Sustainable IT Infrastructures and Services

How can open-source software help reduce hardware obsolescence

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Cluster NAOS

François Pellegrini is professor of informatics at Université de Bordeaux, where he also teaches digital law. His research activities at LaBRI and Inria focus on high-performance parallel computing, software law and personal data law. He chairs NAOS Cluster, a non-profit which promotes entrepreneurial projects using open license business models in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. He is a former vice-president of the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL).


Sofware Developer and Founder

Axoly Tech

I am Ignacio Rondini, the founder of Axoly Tech and a dedicated software developer. Having working several years in the digital sector, I became aware of the environmental and social impacts of technology. I believe that software should be designed with our planet and societies in mind. That's the reason why I advocate for accountability within the digital and technological sectors. I seek to foster a culture of responsible technology use, development, and deployment. As part of this commitment, I host a podcast focused on responsible technologies in Spanish (


Senior Technologist


He has been delivering enterprise software solutions for over thirty years. He is currently responsible for products, assets and service incubation within NTT DATA UK, focused on bringing emerging technologies and internal assets to UK customers. He is an active contributor to the Standards Working Group at the Green Software Foundation including contributing to and testing the Software Carbon Intensity specification. He is also co-chair of the Community Working Group at the GSF.


Research Associate

German Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt)

My name is Anna Zagorski, I am a research associate for Green IT at the German Environment Agency. My research topics are sustainable software, green coding, networked devices and software-related obsolescence. I am driven by the fact that the tech and software scene needs to take a much closer look at its own ecological footprint.

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