DAY 2 – Tuesday 3 May – PM – Afternoon

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
 
14:00-15:30
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HumTech
Travelling Models of Innovation and Open Spaces: Beneficiary Engagement and Cross-Case Comparisons Across Contexts >> [link]
Michelle Reddy, Stanford University, United States
   
MedTech
Medical Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Impact in Global Health >> [link]
Solomzi Makohliso, EPFL, Switzerland
 
Energy
Catalyzing Innovation and Development through Targeted Capacity Building in Renewable Energies >> [link]
Federico Rossei and Louis Vervoort, Institut Nationale de Recherche, Canada
 
ICT4D
ICTs for Professional Education in Developing Countries >> [link]
Eric Gerelle, IBEX Project Services, Switzerland
 
DRR
Open Geodata and Imagery for Humanitarian Mapping >> [link]
Cristiano Giovando, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, United States
 
Habitat
Using Minecraft for Community Participation in Urban Design Projects >> [link]
Pontus Westerberg, UN-Habitat, Kenya
 
Cross-Cutting
Measuring Development Outcomes: A New Path in Development Engineering >> [link]
Temina Madon, University of California Berkeley, United States
 
Cross-Cutting
Unleashing Scientific Entrepreneurship: How to Turn Risks into Opportunities >> [link]
Manuel Fankhauser, Innovation Forum Lausanne, Switzerland