Events

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  • Wed, September 19, 2018 • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    PKG Social Action Fair

    Memorial Lobby
    Meet local nonprofits, government agencies, and social enterprises working for social and environmental change.
    Explore how to get involved in their work.
    Learn about the PKG Center for Public Service at MIT.

    This event is open to MIT undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, spouses and
  • Thu, September 20, 2018 • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    Displacement Research & Action Network (DRAN) Social

    Building 9
    The Displacement Research & Action Network, an initiative of the Program on Human Rights and Justice at MIT, is a global network on displacement and land rights that brings together activists, academics and policy makers to build new theory and evidence of the increase and intensity of mass internal
  • Fri, September 21, 2018 • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    I2SL Design Competition

    New England
    Laboratory Resiliency: More than just water
  • Tue, September 25, 2018 • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    What Makes a Climate Leader? The Politics of Climate Policy in California and Germany

    Building 9
    As California hosts the Global Climate Action Summit this month, ambitions to tackle climate change fly high—the US federal government’s opposition notwithstanding. The wave of aspiration is welcome, but it is far from clear whether climate goals will in fact be implemented as effective policy. We m
  • Tue, September 25, 2018 • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Resiliency with Microgrids: A Peek Inside

    A microgrid is an electrical distribution network with underground wires that serves two or more buildings in a local area. Microgrids can enter ‘island mode’ and separate from the larger electrical grid when there is a major outage - self supplying with locally generated energy.

    A string of extrem
  • Tue, September 25, 2018 • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    DUSP Lightning Talks

    Building E14: Media Lab
    Kick-off the semester with the ever-popular "DUSP Lightning Talks.” Faculty and PhD students will have *three minutes* to explain *one research project* in layperson's language. Each presentation will be followed by a question from the audience, to be answered in no more than two minutes .
  • Thu, September 27, 2018 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    IDEAS Fall Generator Dinner

    Building 50: Walker Memorial
    Are you interested in innovation and social entrepreneurship opportunities at MIT?Working on a project to help underserved communities? Want to recruit new team members? Looking for funding?Want to get involved, but don't yet have an idea?Join us for dinner. Pitch an idea. Find a team.

    The IDEAS G
  • Tue, October 9, 2018 • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    2018 MADMEC Finals

    Building 6
    Every year in the middle of the fall semester, MADMEC teams present their research and prototypes to the institute, and to the world. Sometimes, innovative creations with great potential that were first developed during MADMEC have gone on to win big-name awards, and have even become commercialized
  • Fri, October 12, 2018 • 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    SPURs 50th Anniversary Conference The Reflective Practitioner Reconsidered

    Building E14: Media Lab
    The Special Program for Urban and Regional Studies (SPURS)/Humphrey Program will celebrate its 50th anniversary on October 12, 2018. The theme for the celebratory conference is: “The Reflective Practitioner Reconsidered.” For more information please see: https://www.spurs50.com/