The Documentary Podcast
World debate: Re-engineering the future
All over the world engineers are being called on to re-purpose and solve the problems the global pandemic creates. We bring together an audience of engineers and the general public from six continents to share insights to inspire innovation worldwide.
How are engineers reinventing our world to fight the virus? What can they do to re-imagine the everyday and make life safer and easier across the globe?
Presenter Kevin Fong is joined by a panel of four leading engineers from around the world who respond to questions, comments and first-hand accounts from a global audience linked by Zoom.
Luke Leung: Director of Sustainability at international architecture and engineering firm SOM
Linda Miller: Transport infrastructure engineer at the major engineering and construction firm Bechtel
Rebecca Shipley: Director of UCL’s Institute for Healthcare Engineering
Carlo Ratti: Director of MIT’s Senseable Lab
This is a special edition of an annual event series staged in partnership with the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851.