Add to Calendar 10/21/2022 09:00 10/21/2022 18:00 America/New_York MIT D-Lab 20th Anniversary Events Celebrating MIT D-Lab's first 20 years with a morning open house at D-Lab and an afternoon symposium and showcase at the MIT Media Lab on October 21, 2022! www.https://d-lab.mit.edu/20th-anniversary [email protected] Two locations: MIT D-Lab, 265 Massachusetts Ave, 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139 (morning) and MIT Media Lab MM/DD/YYYY

MORNING OPEN HOUSE

At MIT D-Lab - MIT Building N51, 3rd floor - Directions


9:00-9:45: Morning Coffee Reception

10:00 – 11:30: Morning Program

  • Build-it activity with D-Lab Founding Director  Amy Smith
  • Evaporative Cooling Lecture-Demonstration with D-Lab Research Engineer Eric Verploegen
  • Humanitarian Innovation session with Humanitarian Innovation Program Coordinator Heewon Lee
  • Coffee with D-Lab Executive Director Ana Pantelic
  • SurgiBox history and demo with D-Lab Intstructor and COO of SurgiBox Macauley Kenney
  • And more!

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AFTERNOON SHOWCASE & SYMPOSIUM

At the MIT Media Lab - MIT Building E14, 6th floor - Directions

12:00 – 1:30: Lunch
Lunch with affinity group tables and a student and alumni showcase

1:30 – 5:00: Afternoon Program

OPENING REMARKS
- Ana Pantelic, D-Lab Executive Director

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

DEVELOPMENT, DESIGN, AND DUCT TAPE

In this discussion, members of the wider D-Lab community (including alumni, community partners, students and faculty) will talk about the role that design plays in development. The panel will explore this theme in terms of their personal journey as well as their experiences in using design as a tool for community empowerment. The discussion will be led by Founding Director Amy Smith who will weave in her own experiences with D-Lab, development, design, and duct tape from the past 20 years.

Panelists:

  • John Jal Dak of Youth Social Advocacy Team (Uganda, South Sudan)
  • John Ochsendorf, Professor, MIT Departments of Architecture and of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Director, Morningside Academy of Design
  • Mustafa Naseem, Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • Emily Young, MIT D-Lab lecturer and Moving Health CEO
  • Viviana Rivera, MIT '23.

COLLABORATIVE DESIGN IN ACTION
- A conversation curated by MIT D-Lab Associate Director for Research Kendra Leith and MIT D-Lab Inclusive Economies Specialist Libby McDonald

THAT TRANSFORMATIVE D-LAB STUDENT EXPERIENCE
- A conversation with D-Lab students and alumni curated by D-Lab Associate Director of Academics Libby Hsu, with introduction by Maria Yang, Associate Dean of Engineering, Gail E. Kendall Professor; MIT D-Lab Faculty Academic Director.

CLOSING REMARKS

- Kim Vandiver, Forbes Director of the MIT Edgerton Center; Director, Project Manus; MIT D-Lab Faculty Research Director

5:00-6:00: Reception
A toast to D-Lab and all of the students, alumni, instructors, researchers, community partners, staff, and members of the MIT community who have been part of it! Refreshments will be served.

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Date and Time
10/21/2022: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location
Two locations: MIT D-Lab, 265 Massachusetts Ave, 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139 (morning) and MIT Media Lab
Email
[email protected]
Website
www.https://d-lab.mit.edu/20th-anniversary
Sponsoring Organization
MIT D-Lab