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IFEES-IIDEA Webinar Series: Peace Engineering I

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Free

 

IFEES-IIDEA Webinar Series: Peace Engineering I

Friday, August 24, 2018
12 Noon GMT

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We are defining Peace Engineering as the application of science and engineering principles to promote and support peace. Peace Engineering envisions and works towards a world where prosperity, sustainability, social equity, entrepreneurship, transparency, community voice and engagement, and a culture of quality thrive. Engineers have the power to play a vital role in delivering creative solutions that can radically transform and improve human and natural wellbeing.
 At the core of Peace Engineering is our planet’s sustainable future, which is calling its leaders to act in concert. We must actively develop solutions by collaboratively addressing known problems, integrating transdisciplinary education programs, technology, ethics, empathy and policy – all based around the language of technology. The biggest asset in a business is the human capital and we must all contribute to the development of the next generation leaders.
We should create a movement and you should be part of that with ownership and sense of belonging. Help us expand the concept of Peace Engineering and we invite you to propose a process using technology to tackle a solution.

Speakers

Introduction

Ramiro Jordan
President Elect
IFEES

Dr. Ramiro Jordan is Associate Dean of Engineering for International Programs at the University of New Mexico and host of WEEF-GEDC 2018 Albuquerque.

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UNESCO Sustainable Development Goals

Rovani Sigamoney

Assistant Programme Specialist
UNESCO Engineering Initiative

Rovani Sigamoney is a chemical/environmental engineer from South Africa who manages UNESCO’s engineering programme.

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Peace Engineering: Engineering for Global Peace and Security

Mira Olson
Associate Professor
Drexel University

Dr. Mira Olson is Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering  at Drexel University.

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James Tangorra
Director of Peace Engineering Graduate Program
Drexel University

Dr. James Tangorra is an Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics Department at Drexel University.

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Details

Date:
August 24
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1nPaPFCvSPeQSHNi4aoqmA