Schedule

Science in the Developing World Workshop

September 17-18, 2015

Day 1 (Thursday, September 17)

8:30 Registration and Breakfast

9:00 Welcome and Introduction

9:15 Introductory Panel: The Key Challenges & Issues

Moderator: Heather Douglas, University of Waterloo

Romain Murenzi, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

Gordon McBean, University of Western Ontario & ICSU

Jatin Nathwani, Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy

Vic Neufeld, McMaster University

10:00 Coffee Break (Student posters)

10:30 Panel 1: Global Health & Development

Moderator: Alan Whiteside, Wilfrid Laurier University

Ross Upshur, University of Toronto

Isaac Luginaah, University of Western Ontario

Gemma Oberth, University of Cape Town

Craig Janes, University of Waterloo

12:00 Lunch

1:30 Panel 2: Institutions and Collaborations

Moderator: Margaret Walton-Roberts, Wilfrid Laurier University

Carrie Mitchell, University of Waterloo

Matt Harsh, Concordia University

Jennifer Liu, University of Waterloo

Gordon McBean, University of Western Ontario

3:00 Coffee Break (Student Poster Competition Adjudication)

3:45 Romain Murenzi’s Keynote Address “Science, education, and development in a time of global challenge”

Day 2 (Friday, September 18, 2015)

8:30 Breakfast

9:00 Panel 3: Politics, Numbers, and Representation

Moderator: Gordon McBean, University of Western Ontario

Denielle Elliott, York University, joined by Sam Gwer, Moses Ndiritu, and       Michael Mwaniki via Skype

Alan Whiteside, Wilfrid Laurier University

Elijah Bisung, University of Waterloo

Götz Hoeppe, University of Waterloo

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Panel 4 Agriculture and Environment

Moderator: Craig Janes, University of Waterloo

Lucie Edwards, University of Waterloo

Evan Fraser, University of Guelph

Eric Torto, University of Waterloo

Ismat Shah and Thomas M. Powers, University of Delaware

12:30 Lunch

1:30 3 for 3: Top 3 Posters “3 Minute Theses” Presentations

Moderator: Heather Douglas, University of Waterloo

1:45 World Café: Brainstorming Priorities and Moving Forward

Facilitator: Kitty Corbett, University of Waterloo

1:50-2:10 Round 1

2:15-2:35 Round 2

2:40-3:00 Round 3

3:00 Consolidating Ideas & Dotmocracy Voting

3:30-4:30 Closing Discussion: The Top Three Priorities and How to Accomplish Them

Facilitator: Heather Douglas, University of Waterloo

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