DAY 2 – Tuesday 3 May – AM – Morning

UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development: From Innovation to Social Impact
2-4 May 2016 | SwissTech Convention Centre | EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Tech4Dev 2016 Program [PDF]

 

Time
Preliminary Program / Details / Key Persons
 
08:00-09:00
 
Walk-in Registration
Welcome Coffee
 
09:00-10:00
Return of Breakout Sessions DAY 1
Panel Feedback
Discussion moderated by Temina Madon, UC Berkeley
 
10:00-10:15
Keynote Address
María Fernanda Espinosa, Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland
10:15-10:30
Ashok Gadgil, University of California Berkeley, United States
   
10:30-11:00
Coffee Break
 
11:15-12:45
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HumTech
UAVs: Opportunities and Challenges for International Aid and Global Development >> [link]
Andrew Schroeder, Humanitarian UAV Network
 
MedTech
Medical Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Impact in Global  Health >> [link]
Klaus Schönenberger, EPFL, Switzerland
 
Energy
OER-Based Capacity-Building in the Field of Climate Change and Energy >> [link]
Franziska Wolf, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
 
ICT4D
ICTs in TVSD: Promises and Challenges for Inclusive Development Reaching the Poorest Populations >> [link]
Rao Bhavani, Amrita University, India
Joost Monks, NORRAG, Switzerland
 
DRR
Early Warning Systems: Design and Implementation >> [link]
Holger Frey and Christian Huggel, University of Zurich, Switzerland
 
Habitat
Global Engineering and Sustainable Development >> [link]
 
Cross-Cutting
Open Science: From Research Transparency to Inclusive Authorship >> [link]
Sarah White,UC Berkeley, United States
 
12:45-13:45
Buffet Lunch