Event Details

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
10:30 – 3:30 p.m.
UW Seattle Main Campus, Foege Building

About the Event

Join us for a symposium to welcome a prestigious delegation from Nepal’s Kathmandu University hosted by the UW Department of Bioengineering and Department of Global Health, in coordination with the UW Nepal Studies Initiative.

Hear about longstanding and developing UW/KU partnership programs in Nepal. Discuss opportunities for collaboration and partnership to foster technical innovation for healthcare, public health and environmental resilience in Nepal.

Event Agenda

UW and Kathmandu University Connections

10:30am–10:50am UW Welcome & Kathmandu University Presentation
10:50am–11:20am Panel – Universities as a Bridge between Nations & People
11:20am–11:30am Nepal Studies Initiative

Ongoing Collaborations

11:45am–11:55am Dhulikhel Heart Study: Global Health
11:55am–12:05pm Technology Development for Global Health: Bioengineering
12:05pm–12:15pm Design Activism: Landscape Architecture
12:15pm–12:25pm Water Insecurity & Indigenous Peoples: Social Work, iSchool, Psychiatry
12:25pm–12:50pm Panel – Unmet Needs & Opportunities for Collaborations
Poster Session & Networking Reception (North Foege Lobby)
1:30pm-3:30pm Posters by collaborating groups: KU, Nepal Studies Initiative, Global Health, Bioengineering, Cardiology, Nursing, Social Work, & more