EVENT: Change Model: Action Framing and Social Business
|September 17, 2011|
|8:00 am||to||6:00 pm|
|September 18, 2011|
|9:00 am||to||6:00 pm|
Here is some video documentation of the talks:
We would like to invite you to an inspiring two-day workshop about social innovation and social business organized by ITP, Tisch School of the Arts at NYU in collaboration with The Grameen Creative Lab.
This unique event takes place September 17 and 18 at ITP and brings together leading technologists, representatives from NGO’s, international development experts, industry professionals, academics and practitioners in order to explore approaches to development, share perspectives and best practices, and develop concrete social business ideas.
The 2-day event will begin with a series of short talks the morning of September 17, followed by a facilitated workshop where participants will engage in a conversation on social innovation and the tools and models that can activate and support change.
Confirmed speakers include:
Utku Teksoz, Economist and advisor to Ban Ki Moon on the Millennium Development Goals
On Sunday September 18,
participants will explore the concept of social business, and develop their own social business ideas in highly interactive breakout sessions. As one of the highlights, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus
will close the event and give his feedback to the generated ideas.
The participant fee for the event is $250, with a reduced rate of $95 for students.
The Grameen Creative Lab & The Interactive Telecommunications Program at ITP.
ITP, 721 Broadway, New York, NY 1003
|Center for American Progress
|New York City Housing Authority
|Municipal Art Society of New York
|Edwards & Skybetter
|Wagner School (NYU
|Generation Europe Foundation
|Human Rights Watch