Join us on this educational day, co-hosted by LSE- Institute of Global Affairs, and meet the finalists of the Educators' Challenge competition who will pitch their ideas and methods to address some of the most pressing issues of our time.
The 1-day event aims to explore how to effectively communicate and increase engagement among young people and the general public around global risks such as climate change, nuclear weapons, and pandemics, which require improved global cooperation.
Time: The event begins at 09:00 am. Registration opens at 08:30 am on 15 May
Where? LSE Old Building, London, Houghton St, London WCA 2AE
Here you will listen to and mingle with among others, the finalists of the educators' challenge, as well as leaders, influencers, and dreamers that are already signed up, and on the quest to raise awareness on global risks! Are you joining?
The day will begin with a panel discussion on how to raise people's awareness and communicate global risks beyond specialty scientific and policy circles, featuring Jens Orback, Swedens former Minister for Democracy and current Executive Director of the Global Challenges Foundation, Boniface Mwangi, award-winning Kenyan photojournalist, Mette Hoffmann Meyer, CEO & co-founder of the Peabody award-winning organisation The Why Foundation, Jakob Trollbäck, founder of Trollbäck + Company, famous for his work on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and Patrizia Mosca, COO of the renowned Youtube and animation studio Kurzgesagt-In a Nutshell.
Vegetarian lunch will be served, and you will have the opportunity to mingle and meet with the finalists of the Educators' Challenge, and leaders and influencers within the global risk community.
After lunch, finalists will pitch their ideas and methods in front of the final jury and the day will end with the Educators' Challenge Awards Ceremony, where we will be awarding the winners of the Educators' Challenge Competition as well as announcing the winner of the Peoples Choice Award 2019, a 1-month contest where the people voted for their favorite finalist entry.