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.
to learn more about wpi's programs and work in the region, visit //www.webnegasht.net/c/lasi.
|1:00 - 1:30 pm||welcome, introduction, and highlights of wpi's new sustainability plan
john galante, wole soboyejo, jeff solomon, 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