The International Seminar for Engineering Leaders (ISEL) is a 3-day online event designed to establish communication bridges between engineering faculties across the globe, fostering collaboration and innovation within activities related to the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.

NOVEMBER

11

Wednesday

12

Thursday

13

Friday

This first online version will take place on November 11th through 13th. During the event, a selection of 6 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be discussed and reviewed in a series of expert talks and round tables with prominent panelists. You may choose to participate in as many sessions as you want.

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MEET THE EXPERTS

SGD 5

GENDER EQUALITY

Wenesday 11

10:00 to 11:00 (GMT-3)

TALK

Paula Poblete

Paula Poblete

ComunidadMujer Studies Director

"How much do we contribute to GDP? First National Study of Economic Valuation of Domestic Work and Unpaid Care Work in Chile." Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Economist and Minor in Sociology and Universidad de Chile Master in Public Policy. Se has worked as researcher and analyst at National Council of Culture and Arts, at Central Bank of Chile and in many consultancies. Her professional experience is linked mainly to research and development, systematization and statistical analysis.

Wednesday 11

11:30 to 13:00 (GMT-3)

ROUND TABLES

Pablo Astudillo

Pablo Astudillo

Assistant Professor Educational Policy Department UAH
Pilar Bontá

Pilar Bontá

UC Gender Equality Director
Soledad Loewe

Soledad Loewe

ASTEC Ingenieros Asociados Founder
Brandi Townsend

Brandi Townsend

Professor at UC History Institute
Belén Muñoz

Belén Muñoz

Moms Project CEO and Co-founder
Loreto Valenzuela

Loreto Valenzuela

Director at College UC
Loreto Acevedo

Loreto Acevedo

Indimin Co-founder
Carla Muttoni

Carla Muttoni

Serial Tecnological Entrepreneur

SGD 10

REDUCED INEQUALITIES

Wednesday 11

14:00 to 15:00 (GMT-3)

TALK

Carlos Kan

Carlos Kan

Director at National Innovation Office Panama

Electronic Engineer born in Panama with multicultural experience in Asia and Latin America. Highly trained in technology management, skilled in leading individuals and eager for more experience. Former fellow of the ICDFTaiwan, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), SENACYT, European Union, etc.

Wednesday 11

15:30 to 17:00 (GMT-3)

ROUND TABLES

Francisca Lemaître

Francisca Lemaître

Colunga Social Innovation Lab Coordinator
Lake Sagaris

Lake Sagaris

BFA, MSc., PhD Urban Planning and Director at Social Change Laboratory
Marcos Lozano

Marcos Lozano

LocalShop Founder
Verónica Cabezas

Verónica Cabezas

Elige Educar and Enseña Chile co-founder
Nicolás Vicencio

Nicolás Vicencio

Master in Public Policy (c) UC
Javier Peñafiel

Javier Peñafiel

Master in Public Policy (c) UC
Trinidad Vidal

Trinidad Vidal

Director of Incidence and Studies at Fundación Mi Parque
Diego Pinochet

Diego Pinochet

PhD Student at Design and Computer Science at MIT

SGD 3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Thursday 12

10:00 to 11:00 (GMT-3)

TALK

Jordi Albó-Canals

Jordi Albó-Canals

Lighthouse - Disruptive Innovation Group Scientific Director, Barcelona's Child Hospital Fundation Senior Scientific Investigator, ​​Empowered Brain Institute CSO and Tufts University Associate Investigator

Jordi has experience in social robotics for children and the elderly, designing for the inclusion of neurodiversity, disruptive innovation, and the bridge between academic applied research and commercial impact. Global experience in entrepreneurship and international networking.

Thursday 12

11:30 to 13:00 (GMT-3)

ROUND TABLES

Romina Hidalgo

Romina Hidalgo

Technological Transfer Office Director at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
Mariela Formas

Mariela Formas

Executive Vicepresident at Chamber of Pharmaceutical Innovation of Chile
Álvaro Carrasco

Álvaro Carrasco

BraveUp Founder and CEO
Luis Valenzuela

Luis Valenzuela

Sciences of Physical Activity and Sports PhD
Fernanda Mansilla

Fernanda Mansilla

LookOut Co-founder
Alexis Kalergis

Alexis Kalergis

Professor at School of Medicine UC
Eduardo Della Maggiora

Eduardo Della Maggiora

CEO & Founder of Burn to Give
Migdalia Arazo

Migdalia Arazo

CTO B-Cycle

SGD 4

QUALITY EDUCATION

Thursday 12

14:00 to 15:00 (GMT-3)

TALK*

Coleen Lassegard

Coleen Lassegard

Vice President Sales, Americas at KAIT | Knowledge AI, Inc.

“The Emerging role of Artificial Intelligence in Education”. KAIT was Designed for use in offline education, KAIT finds relative knowledge gaps to assess student understanding and improve learning efficiency. The solution optimizes student outcomes by evaluating them as individuals and provides personalized lessons based on their strengths and weaknesses.

*This talk will be in ENGLISH and it will have live translation.

Thursday 12

15:30 to 17:00 (GMT-3)

ROUND TABLES

David Díaz

David Díaz

LightWash co-founder and former VP at UC Engineering Student's Council
Lucas Espinoza

Lucas Espinoza

Kimche CEO and Founder
Ximena Yovaniniz

Ximena Yovaniniz

Belén UC Former Coordinator
Nicolás Melgarejo

Nicolás Melgarejo

TIClass Founder and Executive Director
Victoria Gómez

Victoria Gómez

Executive Director CreceChile
Eddie Escobar

Eddie Escobar

Research Assistant at EMELab UC
Bárbara Silva

Bárbara Silva

CEO at BeSTinnovation
Ignacio González

Ignacio González

Academic Coordinator, MSU High School Equivalency Program
Julián Varas

Julián Varas

CEO & Founder of Training Competence

SGD 12

RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION

Friday 13

10:00 to 11:00 (GMT-3)

TALK

David Ordenes Melillán

David Ordenes Melillán

Agroecologist and Educator at Restauración Ecológica & Agroecologic Projects and Production Coordinator at Fundación Origen

Fundación Origen, an initiative originally conceived by Mary Anne Müller as Pirque Agroecological School in 1991, is recognized as a pioneer in educating agricultural technicians with Agroecologic vocation, and since its beginning, it has collaborated in reflecting about sustainable production as an essential strategy of community development. Nowadays, Fundación Origen has two primary and secondary education establishments (one of them offering technical education). It also administrates a rural market and participates in the conservation of a Nature Sanctuary located in the Maule Region along with small landowners.

Friday 13

11:30 to 13:00 (GMT-3)

ROUND TABLES

Ricardo Hernández

Ricardo Hernández

PhD. in Sustainable Design of Product Service Systems
Carlos Hinojosa

Carlos Hinojosa

B-Cycle SpA CEO and Co-founder
Constanza Levicán

Constanza Levicán

Suncast Founder and CEO
Patricio Lillo

Patricio Lillo

UC Engineering Center Member
Emilio de la Jara

Emilio de la Jara

CEO & CTO at Capta Hydro
Ricardo Repenning

Ricardo Repenning

UC Civil Electrical Engineer and MSc. Politecnico di Milano
Agustín Correa

Agustín Correa

TriCiclos New Business Manager
Sebastián Vicuña

Sebastián Vicuña

Director of Global Change Center UC

SGD 13

CLIMATE ACTION

Friday 13

14:00 to 15:00 (GMT-3)

TALK*

Tancredi Botto

Tancredi Botto

Physicist and Inventor, Scientific Researcher of Laboratory of Nuclear Science at MIT, Founder of Muon Vision

He created and patented -along with a group of Chileans- a technology that allows mining industry with X-ray vision to boost metal recovery, increase security and better manage waste ponds.

*This talk will be in ENGLISH and it will have live translation.

Friday 13

15:30 to 17:00 (GMT-3)

ROUND TABLES

Ingrid Koch

Ingrid Koch

Operations Manager, Centro Vincular - PUCV
Daniela Acuña

Daniela Acuña

In charge of Sustainable Productive Systems at ODEPA
Sebastián Ramírez

Sebastián Ramírez

Co-founder and CEO at CmSonic
Cristián Sjögren

Cristián Sjögren

AgroUrbana CEO and Co-founder
Mauricio López

Mauricio López

CEDEUS Associate Researcher
Waldo Bustamante

Waldo Bustamante

CEDEUS Head Researcher and Assistant Manager
Luis Cifuentes

Luis Cifuentes

Social Responsibility Director at UC School of Engineering and Greenlab Director
Juanjo Martinb

Juanjo Martinb

Co-founder & president at Cverde. Global Changemaker.