GLOBAL INNOVATIONS FORUM

Pathways to Sustainable Development

Agenda | April 6, 2013

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM MDT
Welcome & Introductions from Host Organizations
10:15 AM – 10:40 AM MDT
Overview of the Sustainable Development Spectrum + Dan Wessner, Professor of Politics, Regis University iDE Board Member
10:40 AM – 11:10 AM MDT
Rural access: Bridge Infrastructure Development in Bolivia + Netta Ophir, Director of Operations, Bridges to Prosperity
11:10 AM – 11:40 AM MDT
Entrepreneurial Off-grid SunBlazer Power - from the Caribbean to Africa + Ray Larsen, Founder and Co-Chair, IEEE Community Solutions Initiative Engineering Manager, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford
11:40AM – 12:10 PM MDT
Towards Sustainability: Engineering Through Effective Community and Partnership Development + Rachel Chisolm, Laura Read and Fernando Salas, Project Leaders, EWB-USA Greater Austin Chapter
12:10 PM – 12:20 PM MDT
Hypothetical Case Study Overview & Instructions + Marcos Reiner, Owner, NSEW Board Member, iCATIS
12:20 PM – 12:25 PM MDT
A New Take on Collaboration + Tim Prewitt, CEO, iDE
12:25 PM – 12:30 PM MDT
A Sustainable Path Forward + Cathy Leslie, Executive Director, Engineers Without Borders USA
Special guests Bernard Amadei, Founder of Engineers Without Borders USA, and Paul Polak, Founder of iDE, will participate in the Forum and will critique each of the case study presentations.

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