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  • Upcoming events

    Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 09:00 AM through February 20, 2017 · $50.00 NZD
    Room B1.62, Riddet Complex B in Palmerston North, New Zealand

    Appropriate Technology Workshop

    The workshop will cover both theory and practical application of appropriate technology with several demonstration models.
    The workshop will include:
    • Introduction to appropriate technology
    • Investment Casting in a Developing World Context with Greg Frater
    • Small-Scale Hydro Power
    • Biochar Production and Soil Amendment in a Developing World Context with Georg Ripberger
    • Pumping Water with Appropriate Technology
    • Pumping Water (application)
    • Demonstration of Pelton wheel and Francis turbine with Nadeem Caco
    • Low-Cost Solar Hot Water Heater
    • Salt Gradient Solar Ponds with Zuban Weeds
    • Evaporative Cooling Refrigeration with Fadhil Rahim
    • Cooking with Appropriate Technology
    • Application and Effectiveness of Appropriate Technology
    The workshop is free to members of EWB as well as current Massey University staff and students.  If you are neither of the above the fee is $50.  Workshop participants will also need to cover their costs of meals and accommodation if required.  Morning and afternoon teas are provided, lunches are the responsibility of the participants.
    To RSVP for a member ticket, please sign in and you will be redirected to the free sign up page.  To RSVP as a Massey University staff member or student, please email John directly.
    If you are interested in attending all or part of the workshop or have any queries, please contact John.