DAY 3 – Wed 4 May

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
 
09:00-10:45
Return of Breakout Sessions DAY 2
Panel Feedback
Discussion moderated by Jennifer Brant, Innovation Insights
 
10:45-11:00
Keynote Address
Barbara Bulc, Global Development Impact
11:00-11:30
Coffee Break
 
11:45-13:15
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MedTech
The New Roles and Challenges of Technology in the Fight Against Infectious Diseases >> [link]
Walter Karlen, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
   
MedTech
Innovative Public-Private Partnerships to Scale Up Medical Technologies >> [link]
Barbara Bulc, Global Development Impact, Switzerland
 
Energy
Social Innovations for Energy Access: Organizing Sustainable Energy for All >> [link]
Lena Kruckenberg, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
 
Habitat
The Contemporary City in the North-South Debate: Innovation Trajectories in Research and Practice >> [link]
Jean-Claude Bolay and Marija Cvetinovic, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Cross-Cutting
From Developing to Scaling Up Innovative Social Businesses at the Base of the Pyramid >> [link]
Grégoire Castella and Jérôme Voillat, Antenna Technologies Foundation, Switzerland
 
Cross-Cutting
Efficient Public-Private Partnerships for Technology Transfer: Lessons Learned >> [link]
Yesim Baykal, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Switzerland
 
13:15-14:15
Buffet Lunch
 
14:30-15:30
Return of Breakout Sessions DAY 3 AM
Panel Feedback
Discussion moderated by Kate Michi Ettinger, Mural Institute
 
15:30-16:15
Best Poster Award
Wrap-up and Closing Discussion
Silvia Hostettler, EPFL, Switzerland
 
16:15-18:00
Farewell Aperitif (in honor of the launch of the Journal of Development Engineering)
Event hosted by Elsevier