Symposium | The Future of Refugee Camp Infrastructure

Feb. 6, 2016, noon


247 4th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30332-0155

Event Description

This event was originally created by Design4Refugees, Corp.

An afternoon to learn about the life of refugees in camps and how to address the dire living conditions within. Join us in viewing the life of two Americans willingly registering as refugees in Za'atari Camp followed by an in-depth discussion on the issues raised in the film and how as designers, policy makers, entrepreneurs, and humanitarian aid workers we can make an impactful change to rethink refugee camps across the globe.

Date:Saturday, February 6th

Location: Auditorium, East Building, College of Architecture

12:00p: Doors Open [Refreshments]

1:30 p: Introductions

2:00- 4:00p: Film - ‘Salam Neighbor’ [ ]

4:05 p: Refreshments

4:30 - 5:30p: Panel Discussion

    Chris Temple
    Zach Igrasci / Salam Darwaza
    Shawn Powers
    Sabir Khan
            Marc Simmons
            J.D. McCrary

5:30 - 7p: Exhibition of Student Work [location: grey wall on 1st floor] Virtual Reality of Refugee Camp Workshop - draw something to be embroidered by refugees


Edit This Event Last Edited By: Staff on Jan. 27, 2016, 9:10 p.m.