One concept and area linked to this is humanitarian engineering. The seminar will show attendees what this involves and how volunteer organisations work, and will provide examples of partnerships between companies and other organisations. We will learn more about how Engineers Without Borders operates in Sweden and internationally.
The seminar is for companies, organisations and individuals who are interested in CSR, employer branding and international work.
Welcome and introduction – Ulrika Francke, Chairman IVA’s Building and Construction Division
What is EWB? Presentation of Engineers Without Borders –Jan Byfors, Chairman EWB, Senior Advisor NCC.
Mavuno Boarding School, Cooperation with Mavuno, Tanzania - Marianne Grauers, board member EWB and member of IVA’s Building and Construction Division
Examples of international projects:
Kolandoto Hospital, Jan Burenius, Vice Chairman of EWB
Openhack – Coding for humanity, Nike Hiller, CEO Openhack
Engineer to Engineer, an organisation that facilitates entry into the job market in Sweden for engineers and scientists who are new to the country, Pontus Christerson, board member EWB.
Companies’ experiences from non-profit engagement:
Sandvik – Why support EWB?, Kinna Brundin, Sandvik AB
Bengt Dahlgren’s involvement in EWB, Per-Anders Marberg, CEO Bengt Dahlgren and Stina Efraimsson, market risk and branding, Bengt Dahlgren
How can we support humanitarian engineering? Caroline Bastholm, Secretary General, EWB
The seminar will be held in swedish and will conclude with a chance for participants to meet and mingle.