The Reflecting Engineer

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1. Types of events

1.1. Seminar

1.2. Workshop

1.3. Lunch lectures

1.4. Debate panel

1.5. Debate competition

1.6. Case Study solving

1.7. Company presentations

1.8. Company visits

1.9. Field trips

1.10. Study trips

1.10.1. Several days

1.10.2. One day

1.10.3. International

1.11. Movie showings

1.12. Theathere

1.13. Stand-up comedy

1.14. Mini-conference

1.15. Master Class

1.16. Essay competition

1.17. TEDx

1.17.1. -TRE

1.17.2. -CSS

1.17.3. -Chalmers

1.17.4. School of Entrepenuership

1.18. JAM

1.19. Master Thesis JAM

1.20. Academic course

1.20.1. Online

1.20.2. Easter/Summer courses

1.20.3. Combination of lectures that are connected

1.20.3.1. On specific technology/topic/ideas

1.20.4. 101 for engineers

1.20.4.1. philosophy

1.20.4.2. ethics

1.20.4.3. political decision making

1.20.4.4. Law and public regulation

1.20.4.5. Phsycology

1.21. Actions together!

1.21.1. Plant a tree

1.21.2. Guerilla gardening

1.21.3. Caravan

1.22. Discussion groups

1.23. Book Club

1.24. Radio shows

1.24.1. Podcasts

1.25. Interviews

1.26. Combinations/hybrids

1.27. Make it happen at unusual places

1.27.1. Boat rides

1.27.2. Archipelago

2. Co-operations

2.1. Student organisations

2.1.1. Chalmers Debate Club

2.1.2. BEST

2.2. NGOs

2.2.1. EWB

2.3. Design JAM

2.4. Chalmers Energy Conference (May)

2.5. Media/Journalist students

3. Stakeholders (?)

3.1. Students @ Chalmers

3.1.1. Bachelor

3.1.2. Swedish

3.1.3. International

3.2. Ph.Ds

3.3. Professors/Researchers

3.4. Chalmers

3.5. Companies

3.5.1. Hiring engineers

3.5.2. Promotion for engineers

3.5.3. Promotion for students in general

3.6. Student Union

3.7. Politicians

3.8. Public administration

3.9. NGOs

3.10. Other institutions

4. Creating awareness of project

4.1. Street art

4.2. Guerilla marketing

4.3. Music

4.4. Kick-ass marketing materials

4.5. Movie trailer

4.6. Fireworks

4.7. Gadgets

4.8. Flashmob

4.9. Chalmers Photo/Film making club

4.10. Hot air baloons

4.11. Parties

4.12. Use "sustainable" products in promo events

4.12.1. snacks

4.12.2. beer tasting

4.12.3. wine taasting

4.13. Competitions with cool prizes

5. Themes/topics

5.1. Open Source innovation

5.1.1. Architects for humanity

5.1.2. Intellectual Properties and patens

5.2. Open source education

5.2.1. A way to increase social sustainability

5.2.2. Coursera

5.2.3. MIT Open courseware

5.2.4. At Chalmers?

5.3. Change and how to make it happen

5.3.1. Change from within an existing structure

5.3.1.1. Ex. of students/engineers who changed their companies

5.3.2. Examples of changemakers

5.3.3. How technology creates change

5.3.4. Behavioral change

5.3.5. Who is responsible for change to happen?

5.4. Calling the bluff

5.4.1. How to understand good argumentation, rethorics

5.4.2. Cheap tricks of politicians

5.4.3. Greenwashing

5.5. Engineers in the public debate

5.6. Engineers in the political debate

5.7. Barriers for change - and how to break them

5.8. Specific topic for each week

5.9. How to think out of the box

5.9.1. Workshop/training on brainstorming/idea generation/creativity

5.10. "True" Sustainability

5.10.1. Craddle to craddle

5.10.2. Going 100% renewable

5.10.3. 0% waste

5.11. How can students engage in sustainability projects

5.11.1. NGO Fair

5.11.2. Master thesis expo

5.11.3. Specific examples - project fair

5.11.3.1. Existing @Chalmers

5.11.3.1.1. HALO

5.11.3.1.2. EWB

5.11.3.1.3. CSS

5.11.3.2. Existing but not @Chalmers

5.11.3.2.1. Eco marathon/eco racer

5.11.3.2.2. Architects for sustainability

5.11.3.3. Not existing

5.11.3.3.1. project development WSs, etc.

5.11.3.3.2. Create some!

5.12. Ethics

5.13. Start-ups and entrepeneurship

5.14. Helping in the developing world

5.15. Technology that does good rather than making profit

5.16. Already existing study fields

5.16.1. Energy

5.16.2. Urban planning

5.16.3. Architecture

5.16.4. Waste management

5.16.5. Transportation

5.16.6. Materials science

5.16.7. Interaction Design

5.16.8. IT

5.16.9. etc.

5.17. Economic and social sustainability

5.17.1. Economic models?

5.17.2. 0-growth

5.17.3. Prosperity without growth

5.18. New/upcoming technologies

5.19. How to support technological development

5.19.1. "pick the winners" vs general support

5.19.2. Subsidies vs pure market

5.19.3. Ex. of well working strategies vs disasters

5.19.4. Global cooperation vs local initiative/bilateral cooperation

6. CSS in general

6.1. TRE as flagship project?

6.2. Use some money to create CSS Grant/Foundation

6.3. Use TRE as platform for changes in CSS

6.3.1. New/better promo materials

6.3.2. New/better fundraising materials

6.3.3. New ideas of planning projects

6.4. Have more strategic view

6.4.1. See TRE as part of goals of CSS

7. Technology/Art

7.1. Art exhibition

7.2. Art @Chalmers

7.3. Poetry slam

7.4. The reflecting artist?

7.5. How can artists work more with technology

7.6. Any cool artists who are dealing with sustainability?

7.7. Art as a way of changing opinions and perspectives

8. Working group

8.1. Working weekend in sauna :)

8.2. New standards for planning

8.3. Common meeting with other unis

8.4. Gain actual new knowledge in the planning phase

8.4.1. About planning methods and techniques

8.4.2. About the topics

8.4.3. About different people/institutions/companies

8.5. Work more strategic

8.5.1. Set goals, objectives, SMART, structured planning. Make it clear and write down

9. Media channels (part of project)

9.1. Virtual TRE

9.1.1. Live speeches with people from all over world

9.2. Livestreaming

9.3. Online events

9.4. Online competition

9.5. Blogs

9.6. Create YouTube/TEDtalk videos

9.7. Create video for Chalmers promotion

10. Possible goals

10.1. Challenge perceptions of sustainability

10.1.1. Too much buzz?

10.1.2. Not only going vegan and helping Africa - but a lot more and different things

10.1.3. Making profit of sustainability thinking

10.2. Reach beyond students already interested

10.3. Perspectives for students

10.3.1. Give students possibilities to gain new skills

10.3.2. Engage students in projects

10.3.3. Make students reflect critically

10.3.4. Move the "nerds"

10.3.5. Engage students beyond technology

10.3.6. Understand the context

10.3.7. Inspire and motivate

10.3.8. Digging deeper

10.4. Perspectives for CSS

10.4.1. Create large income

10.4.2. Recruit members

10.4.3. Get publicity

10.4.4. Make every Chalmers student know about CSS

10.5. Perspectives for supporters

10.5.1. Create publicity

10.5.2. Give opportunities to create future connections

10.6. Give inputs to authorities/politicians/companies

10.7. Make TRE an example of how working across gives better results

11. Dream BIG!

11.1. Get the hot-shots

11.2. Get someone famous

11.3. Spread TRE to rest of Europe

11.4. Swedish Students of Sustainability?

11.5. Get on national TV

11.6. Spread to all Chalmers

11.6.1. Create overall framework for events at all sektions

11.7. Online courses for world to follow/watch

11.8. Use "cuting-edge technology" in the project itself

11.8.1. Test BETA versions

11.8.1.1. online streaming

11.8.1.2. Online meeting/communications

11.8.1.3. moblie apps

11.8.1.4. Presentation technology

11.8.1.5. Conference communication

11.8.1.6. whatever is out there?

11.9. Make it benchmark in university world of good student involvement

11.10. Full on festival

12. Outcomes

12.1. Starting open-source innovation at Chalmers

12.2. Project catalouges

12.3. Sustainability Magazine

12.4. Creation of new co-operations

12.5. Creation of new projects

12.6. Create online course with presentations from students

13. Random

13.1. Student Survey about sustainability and their view on it

13.2. Call for best student ideas

13.3. Exhibitions

13.4. Push an agenda

13.4.1. Petition(s)

13.4.2. Demonstrations

13.5. Engage high school students?

13.6. Corps of "Ambassadors of sustainability"

13.7. Use TRE as part of change studies

13.7.1. Cooperate with psycology, marketing, etc. students

13.7.2. Part of Master Thesis

13.7.3. Call for ideas how to change students' perspectives

14. Possible sponsors/supporters

14.1. YiA grants

14.2. Partners Day

14.3. Company Day

14.4. Food

14.5. Chalmers

14.5.1. Areas of Advance

14.5.2. Departments

14.5.3. Other institutions?

14.5.4. Student Union

14.6. Think Tanks

14.7. Sveriges Ingenjiörer

14.8. GMV

15. Perspectives

15.1. Local vs Global

15.2. Quantity vs quality

15.3. Inspirational vs actual learning

15.4. Short vs Long

15.5. Small vs large

15.6. Narrow or broad theme

15.7. Can we do all? Do we have to narrow down, how much?

15.8. Big lines or specific examples

15.9. Independent vs inter-connected events?

15.10. One main support vs many smaller

15.11. TRE = most activities in spring (general) or TRE = specific + other types of events

16. Contributors to content

16.1. interesting speakers

16.1.1. Björn Lomborg

16.1.2. Tim Jackson

16.1.3. Al Gore

16.1.4. Christian Azar

16.1.5. Vice President for sustainability

16.1.6. Jonas Nässen

16.2. Interesting organisations/institutions

16.2.1. UN

16.2.2. EU

16.2.3. IEA

16.3. Interesting companies

16.3.1. Industry organisations

16.4. Arctic council