WitLAB seminar series on ecological handprint

2017-04-19 16:00:00 2017-05-10 18:00:00 Europe/Helsinki WitLAB seminar series on ecological handprint The well-established concept of ecological footprint measures the negative impact on the environment. The new concept of ecological handprint promotes projects with a positive impact. http://elec.aalto.fi/en/midcom-permalink-1e70a4c2dfcf0820a4c11e7ae1953c945c564676467 Betonimiehenkuja 3 E, 02150, Espoo

The well-established concept of ecological footprint measures the negative impact on the environment. The new concept of ecological handprint promotes projects with a positive impact.

19.04.-10.05.2017 / 16:00 - 18:00
Urban Mill, Betonimiehenkuja 3 E, 02150, Espoo, FI

Seminar series of three Wednesdays: 19.4. 26.4. and 10.5. at 16:00 in Urban Mill, Otaniemi. Open to the public.

Programme:

I. 19.4. GLOBAL CHALLENGES 
“Global World and future challenges” 
Pekka Haavisto
Member of Finnish Parliament, Former Minister of Environment and Development

“Water Handprint”
Joseph Guillaume
Postdoc fellow, PhD, Water and Development Research Group 
and
Matti Kummu
Assistant Professor, PhD, Water and Development Research Group Aalto University, Finland

II. 26.4. HANDPRINT - WHAT?
“Handprints as measurement on our global development”
Mahesh Pradhan
The United Nations Environment Programme
International Environmental Technology Centre, Osaka, Japan

"Environmental accountability and humanitarian construction"
Matti Kuittinen
D.Sc. (Architecture), Senior Specialist
Ministry of the Environment, Finland

III. 10.5. WHAT NEXT? – RE-BUILDING AFTER DISASTERS
“BEWARE OF GOOD INTENTIONS!

The complexities of reconstruction after disasters”
Hans Skotte
Architect, PhD, Professor Emeritus
Norwegian Institute of Technology NTH, Norway

Aalto WiT LAB is a flexible, horizontal network of units and individuals within Aalto University focusing on resilient communities, human settlements and environmental awareness. It is a forum of discussion and action for people who are passionate to change the world for the better.

For more information about the seminar series contact Kristjana Adalgeirsdóttir, Saija Hollmén or Matleena Muhonen (firstname.lastname@aalto.fi).