The social-innovation nation

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The social-innovation nation

  1. 1. SOCIAL INNOVATION NATION www.kws-­‐forum.com  
  2. 2. ABOUT  US   Help  people  to  use  technology  as  a  tool  to  achieve  their  needs  worldwide  
  3. 3. What  we  do?   -­‐  Conferences   -­‐  Workshops   -­‐  Summer  jobs   -­‐  Consul>ng  
  4. 4. What  is  Social  Innova>on?   Social  innova;on  refers  to  the  crea;on,  development,  adop;on,  and  integra;on  of  new   concepts  and  prac>ces  that  put  people  and  the  planet  first.  Social  Innova;ons  resolve  exis;ng   social,  cultural,  economic,  and  environmental  challenges.     h?p://socialinnova;on.ca/about/social-­‐innova;on    
  5. 5. 2011:  Canada  -­‐  USA  –  UK  were   leading  the  pack     2013:  Canada  -­‐  USA  –  UK,  but  also   India  and  Italy   The  interest  for  social  innova>on  is  growing  year  aEer  year  worldwide   1   2  
  6. 6. Who  are  the  social  Innovators?   22M+  supporters   worldwide   40K  tweets  with  #socent   during  the  last  30  days  
  7. 7. The  Impact  of  Technology   iCow  is  an   Agricultural   Informa;on  Service   with  a  variety  of   products  available   as  a  subscrip;on   service  through   *285#  to  help   farmers  enhance   produc;vity     CROWDBREAKS     A  project  in  beta  at   Penn  State  aims  to  use   public  data  from  social   networks  to  find   disease  outbreaks         Concerned  about  our   dependence  to  fossil   fuels,  mainly   responsible  for  global   warming,  Pierre   Blanchet  decides  to   change  his  career  and   devote  himself  en;rely   to  this  problem…     Hacking  Health,  EcoHack,  the  worldbank  are  examples  to  check  out…  
  8. 8. Coming  Soon  :  Technology  and  Social  Innova;on  week  :  Sept  29th  to  October  the  3rd  2014  
  9. 9.   www.kws-­‐forum.com   Contact Franck NLEMBA Co-Founder KONGOSSA TECHNOLOGY Franck.nlemba@kongossa.net Maison du Développement Durable 5e étage (Amnistie Internationale) 50, Sainte-Catherine Ouest Montréal, QC, H2X 3V4

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