The Agenda, Speakers and Venue

DAY 1

FRIDAY 31 JANUARY, 2020

REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING RECEPTION

 

10:30 - 11:00
University of Edinburgh, Business School Concourse

 

Speakers and attendees register at the information table. Networking
coffee reception with Argentinian pastries served by
Zest Edinburgh.

Opening remarks and introduction to all participants. Short statements about the involvement of the University of Edinburgh in Latin America.

WELCOME CEREMONY

 

11:00 - 11:30

Copil Yanez

Florian Koehne

PhD Candidate, UoE Business School

Associate Researcher, USFQ Ecuador

Panel Question: What should the contribution from the state, private sector and communities be to sustainable infrastructure?

SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE

 

11:30 - 13:00

Winner, Ibero-American Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism

TRADITIONAL LUNCH

 

13:00 - 14:00

Lomo saltado, a traditional Peruvian dish, a stir-fry of steak and vegetables with chips and fresh salad, served by El Paso. (V VG GF options available)

Panel Question: What are the deeper divisions caused by economic and social inequalities focusing on Latin America?

SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC INEQUALITY

 

14:00 - 15:30

COFFEE BREAK

 

15:30 - 16:00

Speakers and attendees access to a networking coffee reception with Argentinian pastries served by Zest Edinburgh.

17:00 - 17:30

CLOSING REMARKS

WORKSHOPS

Design Thinking interactive workshop between speakers and attendees to find solutions for the interrelated problems identified in these panels.

From these discussions and the panels, the Committee will publish a policy brief with all your proposals so that the event produces a tiny grain of sand for a more sustainable region and world.

More details in our brochure.

16:00 - 17:00

DAY 1

FRIDAY 31 JANUARY, 2020