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2017 Stanley Knowles Humanitarian Service LectureExport this event to calendar

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

aerial photo of Patrick Meier controlling a drone

Humanitarian Robotics in Action

Patrick Meier, PhD, is an internationally renowned expert and consultant in the humanitarian applications of digital and robotic technologies. Patrick is co-founder and executive director of WeRobotics and author of the book Digital Humanitarians: How Big Data is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Action.

Patrick Meier holding a drone in Northern TanzaniaHe has more than 10 years experience working in humanitarian technology, crisis mapping and crisis early warning, and has consulted major international aid organizations such as the Red Cross and the United Nations.

Patrick obtained his PhD from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and completed a Pre-doctoral Fellowship at Stanford University. Patrick is a highly sought-after speaker and his professional blog, iRevolutions, has over 2 million hits.

This is a free public lecture open to any interested individuals or groups but space is limited so please register online at: https://knowleslecture17.eventbrite.ca 

Following the lecture, attendees are invited to a complimentary reception with cash bar.

Cost 
Complimentary
Location 
Centre for International Governance Innovation
Auditorium
67 Erb St W
Waterloo, ON N2L 6C2
Canada

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