Activate New York

Event Info

Thu 28 Apr, 2011 from 8:15am - 7:00pm
The Paley Center for Media
25 West 52nd Street
New York, 10103, US (Map)
Cost: Various, see website


What is Activate?

Brought to you by the Guardian Newspaper, Guardian News and Media, the Activate platform is the Guardian's gathering place for leaders of a new global network focused on harnessing and employing technological and social innovation for human betterment.

Activate examines and debates the influence of technology on global society in areas as diverse as media, commerce and economics, the environment, energy and sustainability, citizenship, democracy, governance and accountability, the developing world, healthcare, education, science and humanity.

Activate reflects and embodies the near limitless possibilities of modern technology and collective social will, bringing together some of the world's most influential figures to discuss and debate the critical issues and strategies driving a more connected and cohesive planet.

Who Should Attend?

Director level delegates from across private, public and third sectors, from the biggest media and technology companies, government organisations and international charities to the brightest technology start ups and VC investors. In terms of audience, as with the speaker line up, the Activate audience is made up of an eclectic mix of disciplines and sectors.



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