UMSI GIobal Information Engagement Project Expo

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Space 2435 North Quad, 105 S. State St.

Six student teams from the University of Michigan will travel to India in May, to work face-to-face with six organizations with special information needs. At this expo, they share the projects they’ve designed and what they hope to accomplish on site.

Among the projects:
•    the first interactive disability policy portal in India
•    a platform for human rights lawyers across India to network and share resources
•    a digital learning tool to support training on best practices for rural farmers
•    a website to document and increase public awareness of the arts and crafts of the Hampi region in southern India

Refreshments will be served.

Read more about the teams and their projects here.
GIEP overview here.