East Africa Day


Kick off the new year with fresh perspectives on sustainable innovation and development!

Date: Friday, 12 January 2018 at 9:30–12:00
Location: Design Factory, Otaniemi campus (Betonimiehenkuja 5 C)

East Africa Day is the first special training event for Aalto students working on multidisciplinary community challenges in Eastern Africa.

Organised by Aalto Global Impact, the morning programme on 12 January is open for everyone – do join us to hear both academic and practitioner viewpoints on the opportunities and challenges of innovation work and development in Eastern Africa!


Aalto Global Impact

Zaake Wanume Kibedi, Ambassador (Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in the Nordic Countries)
Tonny K. Omwansa (Director, C4Dlab, University of Nairobi)

ACADEMIC DIALOGUE: Perspectives on sustainable development
Speakers TBC

PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainable innovation in East Africa
Jussi Impiö (Demos Helsinki, Fuzu)
Saija Hollmén (Ukumbi/Hollmen Reuter Sandman architects)

Aalto students continue the day after lunch with fieldtrip preparations


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This post was written by Outi Puukko

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