DAY 3 – Friday 6 June

UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development: What is Essential?

4-6 June 2014 | EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

AM – 10.30-12:30 – Fri. 6 June 2014 – SwissTech Convention Centre

TH1-SE01-03 | TH2-SE02-08 | TH2-SE02-10 | TH2-SE02-13-b | TH2-SE02-16


PM – 14.30-16:30 – Fri. 6 June 2014 – SwissTech Convention Centre

TH2-SE02-04 | TH2-SE02-09 | TH2-SE02-18



TH1-SE01-03 – Room 2C – Level Garden

  • Terrapon-Pfaff Julia, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy (Germany), Analyzing the Role of Women along the Project Cycle of Small-Scale Sustainable Energy Projects in Developing Countries
  • Fernández-Baldor Álvaro, Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain), Gender, Energy and Inequalities: a Capability Approach Analysis of Renewable Electrification Projects in Cajamarca, Peru
  • Sesan Temilade, University of Ibadan (Nigeria), Deconstructing ‘Discriminatory’ Technologies: Insights into Inclusive Development from Improved Cookstove Projects in Nigeria
  • Abdelnour Samer, London School of Economics and Political Science (United Kingdom), Technologizing Humanitarian Space: Darfur Advocacy and the Rape-Stove Panacea
  • Mahajan Siddha, The Energy and Resources Institute (India), Decentralised Energy Solutions for Women Empowerment: A Case Study Of SELCO-SEWA Bank Model in Gujarat

TH2-SE02-08 – Room 3C – Level Garden

  • Hongisto Patrizia, Middle East University (Lebanon), Open Innovation for Development
  • van Rensburg Johann (Rensie), CSIR – Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (South Africa), Beyond ‘Technology for Development’ and ‘Sustainability’ towards Systemic and Holistic Rural Innovation: Success Factors from the Southern African Experience over 20 Years
  • Cunningham Paul, International Information Management Corporation (Ireland), Living Labs in a Developing Country Context
  • Martin Benjamin, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland), Participatory Language Technologies as Core Systems for Sustainable Development Activities
  • De Filippi Francesca, Politecnico di Torino (Italy), The Use of ICT for Social Inclusion and Participative Planning. A Case Study of “South-North” Technology Transfer
  • Musa Michael W., Ahmadu Bello University (Nigeria), Creating Linkages, Meeting Innovation Needs for Sustainability of Post-harvest Systems: Insights from Nigeria
  • Riggs Conor, iDE-Bangladesh (Bangladesh), Facilitating Adoption of an Open Innovation Approach to Rural Sanitation in Bangladesh by the Private Sector through Enhanced Market Linkages within a “Living Lab Business Model”

TH2-SE02-10 – Room 5C – Level Garden

  • Lüthi Beat, photrack AG (Switzerland), Furrow Runoff Measurement App for Smartphones
  • Bouleau Clemence, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland), Low-Cost Wireless Sensor Networks for Dry Land Irrigation Agriculture in Burkina Faso
  • Bolay Matthieu, Haute Ecole ARC (Switzerland), Designing Technology with Users: Potential and Challenges of the Anthropotechnology Approach in a Tanzanian Case
  • Soutter Marc, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland), An e-Atlas to Support Integrated Water Resources Management in the Orontes River Basin
  • Eamen Leila, K. N. Toosi University of Technology (Iran), Agricultural Development Role in Urmia Lake Crisis, Iran

TH2-SE02-13-b – Room 1C – Level Garden

  • Gupta Aggarwal Anima, eSHIFT Partner Network Association (Switzerland), Resolving Project Conflict between Donor and Local Community Beneficiary in Implementing IT Projects in Southern or Developing Countries by Leveraging the Project Choice-Making Matrix (PCMP)
  • Hajbi Soumia, University Hassan 1st (Morocco), Territorial Strategy: Towards a Territorial Information System in Moroccan Medium-sized Cities – Case of the Cities of Settat and Kenitra
  • Kabutey Robert Okine, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana), Utilizing the Mobile Phone for Input and Output Payment; The Case of Smallholder Cocoa Farmers in Ghana
  • Lucena Juan, Colorado School of Mines (United States), Partnering with/Designing for Vulnerable Communities through NGOs: Criteria, Relationship Building, and Pedagogy
  • Mattarolo Lorenzo, Politecnico di Milano (Italy), Solar Water Heating System Co-design and Do-It-Yourself Approach for Appropriate Technology Diffusion: The Médina Training Centre Case Study
  • Taoka Yuki, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan), Evaluation of the Impact of Co-design Approach in East Timor on Acceptability
  • Usen Bridget, Centre for Community Health and Development International (Nigeria), Affirmative Action for Scaling-Up of Technology Innovations in Healthcare Delivery in Rural Communities in Nigeria

TH2-SE02-16 – Room 4C – Level Garden

  • Stroux Lisa, University of Oxford (United Kingdom), The Importance of Biomedical Signal Quality Classification for Successful mHealth Implementation
  • Godara Balwant, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnotics (Switzerland), mHealth to Strengthen Diagnostics of Infectious Diseases in Resource-Limited Settings: Landscape Analysis using a Technology-Centred Approach
  • Medhanyie Araya, Mekelle University (Ethiopia), Meeting Community Health Worker Needs for Maternal Health Care Service Delivery Using Appropriate Mobile Technologies
  • Ettinger Kate, University of California, San Francisco (United States), Ethical Considerations and Relation-Centered Design for Mobile Health Applications
  • Beratarrechea Andrea, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy (Argentina), Challenges of Implementing mHealth Interventions for Lifestyle Modification in Prehypertensive Subjects in Guatemala, Perú and Argentina

TH2-SE02-04 – Room 1C – Level Garden

  • Stellacci Francesco, EPFL (Switzerland), Rectification and Amplification, A New Approach to Energy Conversion
  • Korter Grace, University of Ibadan (Nigeria), The Significance of Information and Communication Technology for attaining Educational Development in Developing Countries
  • Kruckenberg Lena J., University of Leeds (United Kingdom), Empowering Partnerships? Renewable Energy Partnerships in Development Cooperation
  • Pasche Natacha, EPFL (Switzerland), Building Local Capacities to Monitor Methane Extraction in Lake Kivu
  • Reckerzügl Thorsten, Caritas (Switzerland), Bali, Indonesia: Combating Climate Change and Poverty – Recycling Used Cooking Oil by Transforming it into Biodiesel

TH2-SE02-09 – Room 3C – Level Garden

  • Freitag Felix, Universitat Politècncia de Catalunya (Spain), Community Clouds for Supporting Data Services In Underserved Areas
  • Oliveira Renato, Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS (Portugal), Framework for Offline Mobile Data Communications
  • Beech Craig, Peace Parks Foundation (South Africa), Toward a Spatial Monitoring and Evaluation System, Collecting Indicators to Map and Measure
  • Mlatho Justice MW, University Of Malawi (Malawi), Successful Process for Deploying TV White Spaces Technology in a Developing Country

TH2-SE02-18 – Room 5C – Level Garden

  • Diage Tiffini, Raechelon LLC (United States), Development and Manufacture of a Bag-Valve-Mask Device in Ethiopia
  • Leeds Nicole, Medtronic (United States), Ecosystem Solution to Screen, Diagnose, Refer and Treat Patients with Chronic Ear Infections ans Hearing Loss in Developing Countries
  • Oppenheimer Karen Pak, World Health Partners (United States), Lessons from a Rural Social Franchise for Large Scale and Sustainable Use of Low Cost Medical Technologies