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Saturday, January 17 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Designing an Engineering Faculty for Global Impact

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What environment is needed in an engineering faculty to promote global engineering thinking? Using tools from Human Centered Design and stories of change from different universities, you will be asked to bridge the link between an engineer's education and one of society's most complex problems. What traits should be embodied in an ideal faculty of engineering? How might we take action to encourage movement towards this goal?

Facilitators
avatar for Behrouz Hariri

Behrouz Hariri

IDEO.org
Behrouz Hariri straddles the intersection between research, strategy, and visual communication, taking things from an abstract mission to a tangible product or solution. | | Most recently, as a systems designer at IDEO.org he has worked on a wide range of projects including financial inclusion, agriculture, reproductive health, and organization design in Ethiopia, Zambia, D.R. Congo, the Philippines, and Bangladesh. | Behrouz is interested in... Read More →

Speakers
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Joel Hilchey

Instructor / Speaker, The Beanstalk Project / McMaster University
Leadership expert Joel Hilchey is an author, educator, and founder of the Beanstalk Project. Within education, Joel works to develop caring, vibrant, involved communities; he helps students and teachers fight the rise of “entitlementality.” Known for his hilarious, interactive, and memorable presentations, Joel teaches at McMaster University and speaks at conferences, schools, and events across North America, creating social change by... Read More →
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Patrick Miller

Venture Lead / Senior Consultant, Global Engineering Venture / Steer Davies Gleave
Patrick Miller (PhD) is passionate about creating sustainable, resilient, compassionate, and creative communities. As a transportation planner and consultant, Patrick has worked with public, private and non-profit clients across North America and around the world to develop long range transit strategies and to design and implement behaviour change campaigns, all the while pushing his clients to take innovative and holistic approaches to... Read More →



Saturday January 17, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Longueuil 900 de la gauchetière ouest