The Global School Virtual Event Series is a year long celebration of The Global School at WPI and aims to highlight and grow the projects, research, and collaborations WPI has all over the world while focusing on global grand challenge themes.
Click here to register. By registering, you will also receive on demand content following the event.
When your registration is complete, you will receive an email with the zoom webinar link for December 2. This email will also give you the option to add the event and zoom link to your calendar.
To learn more about WPI's programs and work in the region, visit https://www.wpi.edu/c/lasi.
|1:00 - 1:30 pm||Welcome, Introduction, and Highlights of WPI's New Sustainability Plan
John Galante, Wole Soboyejo, and Paul Mathisen
|1:30 - 2:20 pm||
The Amazon Near a Tipping-Point: The Need for a Novel Bioeconomy of Forests Standing and Rivers Flowing
|2:20 - 2:30 pm||WPI Faculty Research in Latin America and Caribbean Studies|
|2:30 - 3:10 pm||
Three Decades of Growing Engagement with Communities and Sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean
Discussant: William San Martin, WPI
|3:10 - 3:20 pm||Student Testimonials from Latin American and Caribbean Project Centers|
|3:20 - 3:50 pm||
Covid-19 and the Economy in Latin America and the Caribbean
If you are interested in attending but unable to, register here, and we will follow up with on demand content after the event.