Big Tex Decatur
308 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013
Sales | Retail
What's the best way to leverage technology to change how the world tackles poverty?
Join Atlanta+Acumen as we discuss impact investing and social innovation in the2013 Summer Salon Series:September: Technology for Change Past Salon in August: Acumen 201 Investing Case StudyA +Acumen Salon is a gathering focused on discussion and intellectual stimluation. Salons are places for friendly debate, in order to encourage, challenge, and collaborate.
Technology for Change
Is technology alone the answer? Can we leverage technology to address the world's most pressing social problems? If so when and to what extent? Discuss the role that technology has played in creating and resolving issues of poverty around the world.
Assignments:To prepare for the discussion please read and/or watch the following:1. SPEECH: Liberty Medal Acceptance, Vackav Havel Link: http://ow.ly/b7ifQ 2. VIDEO – Connected, but alone, Sherry Turkle
Link to video: http://ow.ly/b7hYD 3. BLOG & VIDEO – The Ripple Effect, Tim Brown is CEO of IDEO
Blog: http://ow.ly/b7hzf Run of Show:7:00-7:15 Mix and Mingle7:15-8:45 Facilitated Group Discussions8:45-9:00 Aha Moments and Announcements
Thanks to our gracious hosts, Big Tex! Appetizers will be provided. Dinner and drinks will be available for purchase. Parking is available in the lot and up the ramp near the restaurant Proceeds help support Atlanta+Acumen, to help cover food and materials.
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