CW Unplugged: Tech for Water

In partnership with Arm, UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP - WCMC) and WILDLABS, Cambridge Wireless is hosting CW Unplugged: Tech for Water,  an event that explores innovative technologies contributing to tackling water pollution in developing and emerging economies.

Date published: 2019/08/22

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This is the final event as part of the 2019 CW Unplugged: Tech for the Environment series. CW are proud to be making our contribution to work towards the Sustainable Development Goals through our events and partnerships with companies that will help deliver the 2030 Global Goals Agenda. 

In partnership with Arm, UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP - WCMC) and WILDLABS, we're hosting CW Unplugged: Tech for Water an event that explores innovative technologies contributing to tackling water pollution in developing and emerging economies.

Bringing together impact investors, designers, engineers, we'll help create solutions to specific challenges currently faced by start up ventues working on Tech for Water.

To ensure we have the right group of people attending this exclusive event we would like to invite you to register your interest by clicking 'reserve a place' and we will reply back to confirm your suitability (within a week).

You can follow @CambWireless on Twitter and tweet about this event using #CWUnplugged.

Event Information

Date: 24 September, starting at 15:30

Length: Approx 4.5h 

Location: The Bradfield Centre, 184 Cambridge Science Park Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0GA

Cost: Free for all

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Agenda

The information supplied below may be subject to change before the event.

15:30: Arrival, registration and networking

15:50: CW Unplugged Introduction: Abhi Naha, CCO, CW

15:55: Do your :bit, WASH and Arm's research into plastics, Fran Baker, Sustainability Manager & James Myers, Distinguished Engineer - Arm

16:10: WILDLABS - technology-enabled solutions to some of the biggest conservation challenges facing our planet, Stephanie O'Donell, WILDLABS

16:20: Technology for a healthy ocean: Dr Lauren Weatherdon, Senior Programme Officer, UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre

16:40: Startup 1

16:55: Startup 2

17:10: Intro to the Ideation workshop facilitators

We'll split into groups and intro you to your group leader before a quick break to refuel.

17:15: Break

17:30: Ideation Workshop

A fast paced hour of brainstorming discussing the challenges Tech for Water faces. Attendees have the opportunity to contribute their ideas and experiences in facilitated groups ran by our partners.

18:30: Workshop Presentations

Informal presentations and discussion of the main outcomes from each Ideation group.

19:15: Next Steps

19:30: Join us in the atrium for food, drink & networking

20:00: Event Close