What is the role of Engineers in International Development?

Friday 1st February 2019 

John Pemberton Lecture Theatre, University of Sheffield

We would like to invite students, researchers and academics from across engineering, social sciences and humanities to discuss key issues around engineering and international development.

There will be a series of panels throughout the day, with opportunities for small group discussions and networking.

To join us, register on Eventbrite – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/engineering-and-international-development-tickets-53644826119. Please share with colleagues who may be interested.

If you would like to present your poster at the event, contact Hannah Mottram (hfmottram1@sheffield.ac.uk).

Please also get in touch with any questions or suggestions.

Draft Agenda

9:00 – Registration and coffee

9:30 – Welcome to event

10:00 – What is the role of engineering in international development?

12:00 – Lunch (provided)

13:00 – International development in engineering education

14:30 – Coffee break

15:00 – Engineering, international development and ethics

16:30 – Closing discussion

17:00 – Networking reception

18:00 – Close

Further detail on speakers and discussion topics will be circulated in the new year.

We are extremely grateful to the Sheffield Institute for International Development and the Think Ahead Early Career Researcher Led Activities Fund for supporting this event