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2017 Stanley Knowles Humanitarian Service Lecture

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Centre for International Governance Innovation

CIGI Auditorium

67 Erb St West

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 6C2

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St. Paul's University College invites you to join us for the 2017 Stanley Knowles Humanitarian Service Lecture:

Humanitarian Robotics in Action,

delivered by Patrick Meier, PhD

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at CIGI Auditorium

Patrick Meier holds a drone in Northern Tanzania

Patrick Meier, PhD is an internationally renowned expert and consultant in the humanitarian applications of digital and robotic technologies. Patrick is co-founder and executive director of WeRobotics and author of the book Digital Humanitarians: How Big Data is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Action.

He has over 10 years experience working in humanitarian technology, crisis mapping and crisis early warning, and has consulted major international aid organizations such as the Red Cross and the United Nations.

Patrick obtained his PhD from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and completed a Pre-doctoral Fellowship at Stanford University. Patrick is a highly sought-after speaker and his professional blog iRevolutions has over 2 million hits.

This is a free public lecture, open to any interested individuals or groups. Following the lecture, guests are welcome to stay for a complimentary reception which includes cash bar service.

For directions and parking information visit: https://cigicampus.org/directions/

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