EVENT: Change Model: Action Framing and Social Business

September 17, 2011
8:00 amto6:00 pm
September 18, 2011
9:00 amto6:00 pm

Here is some video documentation of the talks:

Some press:

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:

Bill Moggridge, Director of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, co-founder of IDEO
Utku Teksoz, Economist and advisor to Ban Ki Moon on the Millennium Development Goals
Toshi Nakamura, Founders, Kopernik
Jennifer P. Holt, Deputy Director, Peace Dividend Trust
Dr. Jill Kickul,  Director, NYU-Stern Program in Social Entrepreneurship, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
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.

Register Now — Space Limited
For more information: changemodel@itp.nyu.edu

We are looking forward to welcoming you to an exceptional event.
The Grameen Creative Lab & The Interactive Telecommunications Program at ITP.
ITP, 721 Broadway, New York, NY 1003
Participants from:
Center for American Progress
New York City Housing Authority
Municipal Art Society of New York
Edwards & Skybetter
Dartmouth College
Wagner School (NYU
Columbia University
Generation Europe Foundation
Cooper Hewitt
Human Rights Watch
Frog Design

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