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Fabricating Society, 13th International Conference of Digital Fabrication
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Thursday, August 3 • 09:15 - 10:15
Prototyping a Sustainable Future

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Global warming and climate change are consequence of the traditional Industry and consumer patterns. How digital fabrication and digital biology could open new opportunities behind the global sustainable challenges?

In this panel, explore some alternatives and discover how machines and micro-organisms join efforts to find solutions for energy generation, clear water, health, nutrition and, even, expand the life outside the earth.


Moderators
avatar for Beno Juarez

Beno Juarez

Director, Floating Amazon Fab Lab: Digital fabrication and biodiversity
Pioneer in digital manufacturing technologies. Founder and director of the first Fab Lab in South America (Lima, 2010) and The Latin America Fab Lab Network (FABLAT 2011). Graduated in the Bioacademany (2015). Co-founder of NUTRIGENE (Singularity University 2016), a company dedic... Read More →

Panelists
avatar for Fernan Federici

Fernan Federici

PUC & OpenPlant Cambridge
Fernán has a Bachelor and a PhD degree in Biological Sciences. He holds a Research Fellow position at OpenPlant Centre for Synthetic Biology - University of Cambridge and an Assistant Professor position at the School of Biology at PUC. His interests are on Morphogenesis, Bioengineering, and Open Source Technologies. Some of his projects are focused on generating low cost and open source resources for research and education in biology and bioengineering. He is one of the co-organizers of TECNOx, a Latin American community supported by UNESCO that explores the use of open source technologies for social development. He is also a member of GOSH (Gathering for Open Science Hardware), a diverse global community working to enhance the sharing of open scientific technologies.More info... Read More →
avatar for Elizabeth Henaff

Elizabeth Henaff

Microbes, Weill Cornell, PathoMap
Elizabeth Hénaff was born of French/American parents, grew up in France, and has | since lived in the US, Japan and Spain. Her academic trajectory started with a | Bachelors in Computer Science, followed by a Master’s in Plant Biology (both from | UT Austin) and a PhD in Bioinfor... Read More →


Thursday August 3, 2017 09:15 - 10:15
Centro de Extension Universidad Catolica O'Higgins, Av Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 390, Santiago, Región Metropolitana

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