[SN-ANNOUNCE] MobileActive08 - A Call for Your Mobile Expertise!
dbarnard at sangonet.org.za
Thu May 22 14:12:38 SAST 2008
TO ALL SANGONeT USERS
Unlocking the Potential of Mobile Technology for Social Impact
SANGONeT and MobileActive.org invite you to contribute your expertise
to MobileActive08, an international summit on the social impact of mobile
technology that will be held from 13-15 October 2008 in Johannesburg.
* Do you have expertise in the field of mobile technologies for social
* Are you a researcher working on mobile technology for social impact?
* Are you a mobile service provider with specific products to exhibit that
benefit the social market?
If so, we invite you to submit your ideas to be part of MobileActive08!
MobileActive08 is the largest event to date focused on mobile technology for
social development. This global gathering brings together practitioners,
researchers, technologists, and donors interested in the use and application
of mobile technology for social impact.
At MobileActive08 participants will explore how mobile phones are
effectively used to advance civil society work, assess the current state of
knowledge in the use of mobile technology to advance social development, and
investigate trends, needs and investment opportunities.
We invite you to submit proposals for:
* Workshops and Skill-share Sessions (90 minutes) for in-depth exploration
of a topic about unlocking the potential of mobile technology for social
* Short (15-minute) Rotating Mini-Talks for research and project overviews.
* A space in the SIMplace to showcase your product.
* A space in the SIMlab where participants can test-drive your mobile
application and explore it in depth.
I have an idea! How do I submit a proposal?
Please review the detailed Call for Your Expertise on -
http://www.mobileactive08.org - and then submit your ideas.
The deadline for submissions is 30 June 2008.
We look forward to your expertise, enthusiasm, and creativity!
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