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World's Challenge Challenge Livestream Broadcast

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Tune in for the 2018 competition live broadcast on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

Information about this stream

Teams from Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands, United States, Switzerland and Canada are competing to present their unique solutions to global issues. The competition takes place Thursday, June 7 from 9 am to 2:45 pm. Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists will be announced at a Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony that evening, on Twitter at @WesternuLIVE and on this website.

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2018 World's Challenge Challenge Order of Presentation

9:00 - 9:15       Opening Remarks
9:15 - 9:30     University of Calgary: "Mentality: Identifying Mental Health Metrics"
9:30 - 9:45 University at Buffalo: "The Flow Project"
9:45 - 10:00 Queen’s University: "ClimaCube" (note: this team has requested that their presentation not be broadcast)
10:00 - 10:15   University of Waterloo: "CataLight - Making safe drinking water accessible for all"
10:15 - 10:30  -- Break --
10:30 - 10:45 University of Alberta: "Diverting Insulin Resources to Aid Diabetic Refugees"
10:45 - 11:00 The Chinese University of Hong Kong: "Electronic Waste Management - Smart Gadgets"
11:00 - 11:15 University of Lausanne: "Lify - Hydroponic rooftop farms"
11:15 - 11:30 Western University: "CREATE Kenya: Changing lives through social-entrepreneurial innovation and advocacy incubation"
11:30-12:30 -- Break --
12:30-12:45 The University of British Columbia: "Using Multi-Story Gardens to Build Sustainable Communities"
12:45 - 1:00 McMaster University: "A Sanitation Solution for Rohingya Refugee Camps"
1:00 - 1:15  Dalhousie University: "Algae for Carbon Capture"
1:15- 1:30  University of Otago: "E-Hop: The Future of Electric Vehicle Charging"
1:30 - 1:45 -- Break --
1:45 - 2:00   Hirosaki University: "The Future Of Sustainable And Efficient Food Production System"
2:00 - 2:15  Bond University: "#icansavethereef"
2:15 - 2:30  Radboud University: "Climate Action/ Fighting Global Warming With Your Fork"
2:30 - 2:45 Closing Remarks

Carol Stephenson, EmceeThank you to our Emcee for the Competition:
Carol Stephenson, O.C.
Former Dean of the Ivey Business School at Western