EWB Ireland are delighted to announce that our 3rd Annual Conference will be taking place in the Lecture Theatre at Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge on Monday 29th February from 6:30pm.
Speakers at this years conference include;
Keynote speaker this year is Martijn Schildkamp, Architect, Engineer and founder of three Smart Shelter divisions with a passion for alternative materials and experimental construction. Martijn has researched, designed and built numerous projects in Sri Lanka, India, Nepal and Indonesia.
Dominic McSorley, CEO of Concern-Worldwide and renowned humanitarian. During his 30 years of experience with Concern Worldwide Dominic has led or helped lead Concern’s responses to the world’s most devastating humanitarian emergencies and crises in countries including Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia, Rwanda, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Darfur, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Haiti.
Tom Oldfield, Director of SORBAS. Tom has worked as a humanitarian professional managing a refugee camp for Rohingha refugees in Bangladesh, and in the response to cyclone Nargis in Myanmar and is currently researching the environmental impact of recovering nutrients from agri-food resources.
There will also be updates on “Where There is No Engineer – Designing for Community Resilience” our annual design initiative which is based on Nepal this year, EWB overseas projects, Volunteer Placements, EWB Student Branches, and much more!
The conference is free to attend but registration is advised to ensure a place.
To register please email: conference@ewb-Ireland.org