As many preventative measures have emerged to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, many individuals are discovering new ways to navigate their day with help from technology.
Chico State University held its annual conference, “This Way to Sustainability,” from March 26-28th, 2020, albeit with a bit of a twist, as it was conducted virtually to accommodate the need for social distancing precautions. After learning of the travel restrictions and public health precautions, the conference setting was shifted from the Bell Memorial Union (BMU) building at Chico State University to an online video conference. Advocates and researchers for global sustainability joined together to discuss the multifaceted perspectives concerning the essential undertaking of caring for the planet.
Researchers and advocates joined the "This Way to Sustainability" conference through a video conferencing app.
During the poster symposium session, young researchers shared their innovative ideas, and community advocates explored varying means for raising awareness. Minjhing Hsieh, the Executive Director of Tzu Chi USA’s Northwest region, brought forth DA.AI Technology’s work on stage and presented the theme of “Trash to Treasure, Recycling to Resilience.”
Minjhing Hsieh, the Executive Director of Tzu Chi USA’s Northwest region, displayed DA.AI Technology's work on stage.
Suffering, desperation, and conflict, are normally seen in disaster situations,” he explained. Through genuine compassion and relief, however, survivors are able to "see relief, hope, and peace