Climate Change and Sustainability Discussion and Connecting

? The September WITI Climate Change and Sustainability Discussion and Connecting Event ?

Wildfires continue to pose a pressing challenge in our ever-changing climate. As we delve deeper into this global issue, we're pivoting our focus to the innovative technologies at the forefront of combating these infernos. Join us this September for another insightful event on [date].

? Continuing the Conversation: This month, we extend our dialogue on wildfires, emphasizing the importance of innovation in combating these destructive forces.

? From Last Time: A quick recap of our previous discussions on the causes, from nature's whims to human influence, and the preventative measures like controlled burns, community engagement, and early warning systems.

? Tech Against Fire: Venture into the world of modern firefighting technology. Dive deep into advancements like remote sensing, improved satellite accuracy, drone surveillance, and the promise of AI in predictive analysis and real-time solutions.

? Sustainable Response and Recovery: As always, the aftermath matters. Discuss the novel methods aiding in the swift recovery of ravaged landscapes, and the importance of sustainability in these processes.

? Uniting for the Future: Let's bridge the gap between technologists, environmentalists, and communities. Engage with professionals at the nexus of technology and ecology, and forge partnerships for a resilient tomorrow.

Together, we can shape a future where fires are fewer, and our response is smarter and swifter.

*** No Recruiting or soliciting allowed at any WITI WINS Event. These events are for education and relationship building only***

Featured Speaker(s)

Nazenin Gure is Research Assistant at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Beykent University and CEO of ENHAS R&D Energy Systems LLC, Istanbul, Turkey. Her B.Sc. is in Environmental Engineering, B.Sc and M.Sc in Mechanical Engineering. She is a PhD. candidate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department in Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Her M.Sc. scholarship is supported by Scientific and Technological ResearchCouncil of Turkey. Her start-up project is selected for Technological Entrepreneurship Industry Support, funded by Ministry of Science, Industry, and Technology (MoSIT). Her M.Sc. Thesis on Energy Harvesting is published by USA's leading piezoelectric company: Mide Technology and PIEZO. She contributed as CTO of ENLIL project, which has International Theme Award in Climate Launchpad, Edinburg, UK. She has 8 National Awards including Turkish Economy Bank's 3rd Place.

Her research area are clean/green/sustainable energy, energy economy, climate change, climate change effects on economy, energy harvesting systems, renewable energy, piezoelectricity, biomedical devices and blockchain solutions. She participated hackathons such as MIT Beat The Pandemic II, EUvsVirus Pan-European, Florida Sunshine Hackathon (selected for Silicon Valley) and Facebook F8 Refresh.

She is the board member of Turkish Society of Patent Action. Her recent study presented at IEECP'21 (Silicon Valley, CA, USA). Recently, she performed as Moderator, presented her findings as “honorable invited speaker” in Albedo Meetings, Munich, GERMANY and announced as scholarship winner for ClimateTech by MIT Technology Review.

Schedule of Events

I. Introductions and Welcome (5 minutes)

II. WITI Updates (5 minutes)

III. Speaker Presentation and Q&A (25 minutes)

IV. Breakout Rooms (20 minutes) Attendees will be put into smaller groups to discuss the speaker's presentation, share their own experiences related to the topic, and get to know each other.

V. Wrap Up (5 minutes)