Engineering & Humanity Week 2013 Visionary Awards Dinner - Sold Out!
Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (CDT)
The 2013 Engineering and Humanity Week Awards Dinner, presented by SMU's Hunt Institute and The ROi Project
Meet David de Rothschild and hear Emmanuel Jal perform: This year's Visionary Award winner is David de Rothschild and the Humanitarian Award is being presented to Emmanuel Jal.
SEE THE PLASTIKI: A catamaran made from 12,500 plastic bottles and recycled plastic, which sailed 8,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean.
SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2013, Fair Park, Dallas, Texas
6 PM Unveiling of The Plastiki and reception, north end of the Esplanade Fountain
7 PM Dinner, Presentation and Performance
The Visionary Award Presentation to David de Rothschild, National Geographic Emerging Explorer, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, Author, Founder of Adventure Ecology and Captain of The Plastiki.
David de Rothschild will be interviewed by Jeff Ball, Stanford University Scholar in Residence and former environment editor for the Wall Street Journal.
PERFORMANCE: Join EMMANUEL JAL, recording artist, author, activist and our 2013 Humanitarian Award recipient. Jal’s international hit We Want Peace featured strings by Peter Gabriel. Emmanuel’s message has garnered support from George Clooney, Alicia Keys, Richard Branson, Kofi Annan, and others. Jal is a former child soldier and Lost Boy from Sudan. The documentary War Child about Jal, won the ’08 Audience Award at the Tribeca Film Festival.
FAIR PARK - CENTENNIAL HALL
Complimentary Valet Parking
The Hunt Institute at the SMU Lyle School of Engineering is training a new generation of engineers in modern engineering applications—along with providing a deep exposure to global economics, cultural awareness, collaborative leadership and principles of sustainability. Through the power of engineering—steeped in practical solutions, collaboration with partners, and a commitment to the principles of humanity—we will meet the challenges of the developing world. Your presence at the Hunt Institute Engineering & Humanity Week 2012 is vital to achieving the goal of ending global poverty through action.
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