Cooper-Hewitt: Design in the Face of Disaster

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Moderator Chris Hacker, Chief Design Officer for Johnson & Johnson, leads a discussion on how design can alleviate some of the innumerable problems facing Haiti right now.

Panelists include Pierre Fouche, a Haitian earthquake engineer, Anna Muoio, Principal, Design Continuum, Social Innovation, Jean-Cedric Meeus, Emergency Coordinator of UNICEF Supply Division, and Gerald Martone, Humanitarian Affairs Director for the International Rescue Committee. The conversation will look at current needs and rebuilding efforts in Haiti and what design can do to better prepare us for future disasters.

To see the UNICEF videos shown in this presentation:
http://www.youtube.com/user/unicef