Icann Presentation by FBSC


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Icann Presentation by FBSC

  1. 1. Foundation for Building Sustainable Communities(FBSC) Presenter Glenn McKnight, Director
  2. 2. ....some people were told the event will be held on the beach.. .
  3. 3. ...some were told it will be piece of cake
  4. 4. ...and others were told that it will be just HARD Work
  5. 5. The reality is more like this...
  6. 6. Objective <ul><li>What is FBSC
  7. 7. Our Programs
  8. 8. Our Partnerships
  9. 9. Our Projects
  10. 10. Contact info </li></ul>
  11. 11. FBSC Journey The Foundation for Building Sustainable Communities (FBSC): Incorporated in 2003, as for profit organization, and Operates as a social enterprise Mandate to preserve and repair the environment and ameliorate the living conditions of the underprivileged Adheres to the United Nation's (UN) definition of sustainable development
  12. 12. Three components of Sustainable Development
  13. 13. Development that meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.’
  14. 14. Programs <ul><li>Community Development
  15. 15. Collaborative Project Management
  16. 16. Humanitarian Asset Management </li></ul>
  17. 17. Community Development <ul><li>Earth Hour
  18. 18. Earth day
  19. 19. Energy Conservation Fair
  20. 20. Eco-food and film festival
  21. 21. Edengait Estates and Gardens </li></ul>
  22. 22. Partnerships <ul><li>University of Ontario Institute of Technolgy
  23. 23. Ontario Ministry of Energy
  24. 24. Gov't of Canada Veterans Affairs
  25. 25. City of Oshawa
  26. 26. Earth Day Canada
  27. 27. Earth Hour
  28. 28. Guerrilla Marketers </li></ul>
  29. 29. ICT Projects <ul><li>FOSS Business Co-editors with INWENT in Eastern and South Africa
  30. 30. Oshawa Remembers in Ontario
  31. 31. WOWEM International
  32. 32. InkMedia Computers and Gerry Morgan Foundation-Kenya and Thailand
  33. 33. Community Broadband Access Initiative-Canada </li></ul>
  34. 34. FOSS Project FBSC is working with UNU-MERIT as a coeditor for the INWENT ICT for Innovation program The project is an online collaborative training initiative to create educational resources for Free and Open Source Businesses in ten countries in Eastern and Southern Africa
  35. 35. Oshawa Remembers: Intergenerational Project <ul><li>Online storytelling site in partnership with Veteran Affairs, Gov't of Canada
  36. 36. High School students and WW 2 veterans learn from each other
  37. 37. Audio stories distributed to Public Radio Exchange and Internet Archive </li></ul>
  38. 38. ICT: WOWEM <ul>W omen's O pen W orld E mpowerment M ovement <li>An international program created by women in IT to address equity in the technology sector. </li></ul>
  39. 39. Gerry Morgan Foundation and Ink Media Computers-Netbooks
  40. 40. Community Bandwith Project <ul><li>Innovative community access initiative as a private-public partnership
  41. 41. Providing free computers to libraries and communities in high priority neighbourhoods
  42. 42. Pilot in Ontario, Canada </li></ul>