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Interested in electronics and the ethical questions facing engineers, executive, academics, and makers? You participate in the 2022 World Ethical Electronics Forum (WEEF), which is scheduled for November 15, 2022, in Munich, Germany. As the Elektor team prepares for the event, we encourage you to think along with us about some of the most pressing ethics-related topics of our time. You can participate in a variety of ways: take our regular polls, consider contributing, or share your thoughts in the Discussion section below this post.

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Ethics, The Metaverse and More @ WEEF 

Interested in the topic of ethical electronics? Would you like to hear from electronics industry thought leaders about topics like the impact of the metaverse, eco-friendly design, and green manufacturing? If so, please join us for the second annual World Ethical Electronics Forum (WEEF) on November 15, 2022, at electronica in Munich, Germany. The WEEF program will feature engaging talks about a wide range of electronics-related ethical issues, including SDGs, eco-friendly PCB design, the EU Green Deal, ethics in HR, and more..

The WEEF team comprises working engineers, journalists, and executives from Elektor, ELEKTRONIK PRAXIS, Lenthe, and electronica. Its mission is to inspire global innovators in the electronics industry with an open discussion about ethics and sustainable development goals. We are asking everyone — the engineers in our community, potential speakers, and electronica attendees — to ponder and debate the following questions.

  • Do electrical engineers, makers, students, and execs have an ethical responsibility to use their technical skills and innovations in positive ways?
  • Should ethics be discussed in the board room?
  • How can business leaders incorporate sustainable development, equipment recycling, green manufacturing, and social responsibility in their daily operations?
  • How do our personal sourcing and logistics-related decisions affect our local communities and environments?
  • And more ...
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Would you like to get involved with WEEF? Let us also know about your interest in speaking, submitting a video, or joining a debate about ethical electronics. We are looking to initiate discussions about recycling electronics, SDGs, eco-friendly PCB design, STEM education, ethical HR practices, and other related topics. You can participate in WEEF 2022 live on-site or live online.