Co-located Event with EPEC 2016, presented by IEEE Canada's Humanitarian Initiatives Committee
Note: Coffee break and diner included with registraion (but not breakfast): RSVP to help us manage quantities and cost.
This half-day workshop seeks to:
- Showcase the rural electrification programs from IEEE’s Smart Village and Light-Up (The World) Costa Rica.
- Facilitate multifaceted interaction between participants and speakers representing rural and engineering communities
- Answer the following questions:
- What perspectives does the Solar Industry have on rural electrification in developing communities?
- How can tech-savvy volunteers be inspired, enabled and connected with development projects in Latin America?
- What are the social dynamics, governance models and global transformations in rural settings for technology-based development projects?
- Discuss avenues available to achieve sustainable development of rural electrification through interactive round table discussions (* World Café format)
More details at: www.epec2016.ieee.ca/ihtc/
08h30 - Welcome
08h40 - Introduction of presenters, workshop format and the World Café method
09h00 - What perspectives does the Solar Industry have on rural electrification in developing communities?
09h25 - Case-Study: Light-Up Costa Rica
09h50 - Break (10 min)
10h00 -How to how to inspire enable and on-board tech-savvy volunteers for development projects in Latin America ?
10h25 - What are the social dynamics, governance models and global transformations in rural settings for technology-based development projects?
10h50 - World Café (*): Community impact and appropriation of technology
12h20 - Closing remarks