Hart House, Great Debates Room
  • January 20, 2014 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Invitation to the event being held by Interdisciplinary Society for International Development (ISID) 

Are you interested in international development? Do you want to connect with faculty and researchers to find out more about their work in the field? Would you like to meet students from different disciplines who are also interested in development? Then join us for the upcoming event of the Interdisciplinary Society for International Development (ISID)!

The upcoming session Innovation in the Global South: new solutions to old problems will be held on January 20th, 2014 at Hart House, Great Debates Room (2nd floor) from 12:00 to 2:00 pm. This session will focus on the theme of innovation in global health and will feature:

  • Professor Daniel Sellen, Canada Research Chair in Human Ecology and Public Health and Professor of Anthropology. His research includes the use pro-poor innovation projects and strategies for public health purposes.
  • Kristy Hackett, PhD Candidate, Weston Fellow – Dalla Lana School of Public Health
  • Bev Bradley, PhD Candidate – Centre for Global Engineering
  • Stephen Sauder, Project Manager, Reinvent the Toilet Challenge – Centre for Global Engineering
  • Tomek Bartczak, Lead Engineer, Reinvent the Toilet Challenge – Centre for Global Engineering

A free lunch will be provided during the presentations. This will be followed by a reception, where you'll have a chance to meet the presenters and talk to them about their work, and connect with other students who are interested in the international development. Snacks will also be served.

Registration is required as space is limited. Visit http://utisid.wordpress.com/ to register and find out more info!