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World's Challenge Challenge Livestream Broadcast



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Tune in for the 2019 competition live broadcast on Thursday, June 6, 2019

Information about this stream

Teams from Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands, United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Canada are competing to present their unique solutions to global issues. The competition takes place Thursday, June 6 from 9 am to 4:00 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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2019 World's Challenge Challenge Order of Presentation

Morning
9:00 - 9:15 am Opening Remarks
9:15 - 9:30 am Dalhousie University: "Essential Coaching for Every Mother"
9:30 - 9:45 am The University of St Andrews: "SustainLabel: Easy Green Choices"
9:45 - 10:00 am Western University: "Western Engineers in Action"
10:00 - 10:15 am University of Alberta: "Hempact"
10:15 - 10:30 am Radboud University: "AMALIA (Automatic Modular Aquaponics for Long-term Integrated Aid)"
10:30 - 10:45 am  -- Break --
10:45 - 11:00 am University of Lausanne: "EcoBlock"
11:00 - 11:15 am McMaster University: "Addressing the Global Burden on Peripheral Arterial Disease and Critical Limb Ischema"
11:15 - 11:30 am University of Waterloo: "SheCycle"
11:30 - 11:45 am University of Otago: "Scientific Miscommunication"
11:45 am  - 12:00 pm University at Buffalo: "Numu"
12:00 - 1:00 pm -- Lunch Break --
Afternoon
1:15 - 1:30 pm Hirosaki University: "Heat Pool Building "
1:30 - 1:45 pm The University of Tulsa: "Community Biogas Cooking Facility"
1:45 - 2:00 pm Bond University: "Hiri - Building Coral Ambassador Villages in the Rural Pacific"
2:00 - 2:15 pm University of Auckland: "Loyal Trees"
2:15 - 2:30 pm University of Minnesota: "TFURAHARAKATI - Joy + movement for improved elderly health"
2:30 - 2:45 pm -- Break --
2:45 - 3:00 pm University of British Columbia: "Behavioral Change Approaches to Reduce Household Air Pollution"
3:00 - 3:15 pm University of Liverpool: "Recycling Single Use Plastics within Laboratories"
3:15 - 3:30 pm Chinese University of Hong Kong: "Mushroom for the NeXt"
3:30 - 3:45 pm University of Calgary: "KIDO: Improving Access to Safe Surgery"
3:45 - 4:00 pm Queens University: "Thesmo Zero Waste"
4:00 pm Closing Remaks by EMCEE - Joel Faflak
4:15 pm Judges Deliberate


Joel Faflak, EmceeThank you to our Emcee for the Competition:

Joel Faflak
Professor in the Department of English and Writing Studies