MCEDC Digest, May 2, 2016
Program News & Announcements
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Need Equipment for the Summer?

Did you know that the Mortenson Center has equipment to lend to students? If you need any equipment for summer trips or research, check out the Mortenson Center equipment list to see if you might be able to borrow it from us. Contact Robyn Sandekian if you have any question or would like to borrow something on the list. 
Good luck on your finals and have a great summer!
Other Events
Posner Poverty Hack

July 10 - 12
Posner Center
1031 33rd St., Denver

Building on the success of last year's event, the Posner Center for International Development is excited to announce the dates for Posner Poverty Hack 2.0. Join in this summer as they bring together talented individuals from sectors like tech and business to work alongside international development professionals to "hack" real challenges faced by people in the communities where Posner  organizations work. Click here for more information and to register.
IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference

Abstract Deadline: May 16
Conference Dates: October 13-16

The Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) is the flagship IEEE forum for presenting and discussing humanitarian technology innovation and deployment. GHTC invites presenters to highlight technologies that meet the needs of the vulnerable and resource constrained populations as well as those impacted by natural and man-made disasters.Click here for more information on the conference and see the call for papers here. Also remember that the Mortenson Center can provide assistance in covering travel costs for students who present at conferences.
Employment & Funding Opportunities
Sustainable Water Infrastructure Position

The Nature Conservancy's Africa Region seeks a Senior Advisor for Sustainable Water Infrastructure to lead development and implementation of a key global strategy at The Nature Conservancy (TNC),  Saving the Last Great Rivers. This global strategy focuses on the fact that thousands of dams are currently proposed across Africa, with urgently-needed energy and water services as a promise for the future. But if these dams are not planned well, they will have dramatic negative impacts on the continent's rivers, and the people and ecosystems that depend on them.    See here for more information and to apply.
USAID/OFDA Fellowship

Application Deadline: 5:00 PM EDT, May 13

USAID/OFDA, in partnership with HFHI, seeks to support the thesis or professional report writing efforts of two Fellows during the summer of 2016. Fellows will be graduate students currently enrolled full-time in accredited North American graduate school programs or North Americans studying abroad in similar graduate programs, preferably in the following disciplines:  City, Urban, Environmental, or Regional Planning, and  Architecture or Architectural Engineering. Application and supporting documents should be emailed to  shelter@interaction.orgSee flyer for more information. 
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