East Africa Day

2018-01-12 09:30:00 2018-01-12 12:00:00 Europe/Helsinki East Africa Day Kick off the new year with fresh perspectives on sustainable innovation and development! http://www.aalto.fi/en/midcom-permalink-1e7e629927cd950e62911e794de537f48780a820a82 Betonimiehenkuja 5 C, 02150, Espoo

Kick off the new year with fresh perspectives on sustainable innovation and development!

12.01.2018 / 09:30 - 12:00
Design Factory, Betonimiehenkuja 5 C, 02150, Espoo, FI

East Africa Day is the first special training event for Aalto students working on multidisciplinary community challenges in Eastern Africa.

Organised by Aalto Global Impact, the morning programme on 12 January is open for everyone – do join us to hear both academic and practitioner viewpoints on the opportunities and challenges of innovation work and development in Eastern Africa!

PROGRAMME

OPENING WORDS
Aalto Global Impact   

VIDEO GREETING
Zaake Wanume Kibedi, Ambassador (Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in the Nordic Countries)
Tonny K. Omwansa (Director, C4Dlab, University of Nairobi)

ACADEMIC DIALOGUE: Perspectives on sustainable development
Eija Ranta (University of Helsinki)
Sara Lindeman (New Global, Aalto University)

PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainable innovation in East Africa
Mifuko
Nanomaji
Jussi Impiö (Demos Helsinki, Fuzu)
Saija Hollmén (Ukumbi/Hollmen Reuter Sandman architects)

Welcome!

Participate in the discussion on Twitter with #EastAfricaDay

Aalto students continue the day after lunch with fieldtrip preparations.