LIFE OF ELECTRONICS
1:00 Welcome and introduction to the day.
1:10 Block 1: Conflict minerals and workers’ rights
- 1:10 Sara Domínguez, Engineers Without Borders Spain.
Conflict minerals as part of ethical electronics.
- 1:22 Andrew Taylor, Electronics Watch.
Workers’ rights in the Electronics manufacturing industry
- 1:34 5 min break.
1:39 Block 2: Ethical consumption
- 1:39 Bibi Bleekemolen. Fairphone.
A seriously cool smartphone; putting social values first.
- 1:51 Janet Gunter / Ugo Vallauri. The Restart Project.
Don’t despair, Repair.
- 2:03 5 min break.
2:08 Block 3: Responses to the e-waste problem
- 2:08 Federico Magalini, researcher at the United Nations University.
The challenges of e-waste circularity.
- 2:20 Védaste Ndizeye, Great Lakes Electronics Management Ltd (GLEM) & Thomas Poelmans, project director at WorldLoop.
Best of the 2 worlds approach.
- 2:32 5 min break.
2:37 Block 4: Bottom-up approaches to e-waste recycling
- 2:37 Yasmine Abbas, co-leader of the Agbogbloshie Makerspace Platform.
A series of informal makers’ *camps* to build the future of Agbogbloshie.
- 2:49 Hal Watts, designer.
The pedal powered cable shredder E-source.
- 3:01 Heather Agyepong, photojournalist.
The gaze on Agbogbloshie.
- 3:06 10 min break
3:16 Panel discussion with all participants.
4:00 Networking session, drinks, and visit to stands
- 4:00 Some panelists will showcase their products or work during the session.
4:55 End of the conference.
6:00 Informal debriefing and drinks together with the ICT4D London Meetup group.
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