80% of the Earth's inhabitants are not considered by designers of infrastructure, goods, and services.
The D80 is a dialogue and celebration of our efforts to solve issues that confront the world's poorest 80%. Together we are creating a better future.
Join us at the D80 Conference for a dialogue and celebration of our efforts to solve issues that confront the 80% of the world's population that is underserved. The Michigan Tech campus and community hosts this annual conference every fall to give a platform to the voices of university students, faculty, and staff who serve communities in need, both domestically and abroad.
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - Memorial Union Ballroom
Featuring Keynote Speaker -
Michigan Tech Alumnus
Owner and Principal Consultant,
Thornton Consulting Group
This year’s D80 Conference theme is The Intersection of Public Service and Community Engagement and topics include:
- The Father’s Day Flood: Service, CommUNITY, and Preventative Measures -Food Insecurities, Food Sovereignty and Community Health
- Project work conducted in places such as Panama, Ghana, Tanzania, Peru, Bahamas, and more.
- Registration is required. The deadline to register is Friday (Oct. 4).
This year’s conference is sponsored by Michigan Tech’s Pavlis Honors College, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, and the Sustainable Futures Institute.