FEATURED PRESENTERS :

Joe Speicher

Chad Frischmann

Solutions to Reverse Global Warming

Date: 20 December 2017 Time: 12:00 pm EDT (convert to your time) Global warming affects everyone, but people in developing countries are especially vulnerable to climate change. Rising sea levels and increasingly powerful storms flood coasts. New weather patterns, heavy rains and droughts kill crops, erode soil, trigger landslides and contaminate drinking water. Around the world, however, engineers are rising to the challenge and innovative solutions have emerged. This webinar will introduce... Read More


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  • Understand critical Water, Sanitation and Health (WASH) issues related to public health challenges
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  • Understand the value of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for data collection in international development and accountability through more accurate and timely data collection
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Solutions to Reverse Global Warming


DATE: December 20, 2017

Solutions to Reverse Global Warming

FEATURED PRESENTERS : Joe Speicher, Chad Frischmann

Date: 20 December 2017 Time: 12:00 pm EDT (convert to your time) Global warming affects everyone, but people in developing countries are especially vulnerable to climate change. Rising sea levels and... Read More

Innovation in Microgrids


DATE: October 25, 2017

Innovation in Microgrids

FEATURED PRESENTERS : Henry Louie, Omer Ghani, Jay Taneja, Frank Bergh

  Poor energy access is “an endemic and crippling problem” according to the Center for Global Development. That may explain, in part, why the UN has elevated the issue... Read More

The Next Generation of Standards


DATE: October 03, 2017

The Next Generation of Standards

FEATURED PRESENTERS : Moira Patterson, Sun Kim

  “There are standards for almost everything we can think of, and new ones can be written if there is a need for them” – American National Standards Institute... Read More

Technologies for Connecting the Unconnected


DATE: August 30, 2017

Technologies for Connecting the Unconnected

FEATURED PRESENTERS : Sharada Srinivasan

Last summer, the UN declared that it considers the internet to be a human right. However, according to the Broadband Commission, 53% of the world’s population still doesn’t have access to... Read More

Enabling the fight against Zika with technology and equit...


DATE: July 19, 2017

Enabling the fight against Zika with technology and equit...

FEATURED PRESENTERS : Meg Wirth

Fundraising is one of the biggest challenges for tech4dev start-ups, and especially for hardware led social ventures. The emerging practice equity crowdfunding is best known for its capability to... Read More

Mobile Data Collection Series: Magpi


DATE: June 28, 2017

Mobile Data Collection Series: Magpi

FEATURED PRESENTERS : Dr. Joel Selanikio

The wide-spread availability of phone-based communications and the increasing availability of smartphones and tablets offers international development researchers, practitioners, and students an array of new tools and techniques for... Read More

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