When: May 28, 2013 at 9am to May 29, 2013 at 6pm
Venue: Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos
Event type: conference
Organized by: Telecentre.org Foundation
Latest activity: May 29, 2013
The Spark conference, also known as the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres, is set to take center stage in Granada, Spain this coming May 28-29 at the Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos.
Organized by Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF), Telecentre-Europe (TE), Consorcio Fernando de los Rios-Red Guadalinfo and the National Information Society Agency of Korea (NIA), the conference is expected to bring together over 1.300 participants from the information and communication technology for development (ICT4D) sector as well as private and public agencies from around the globe.
The conference will also serve as a meeting point for key figures and operators in the Global Telecentre Network, which has an estimated total of 500.000 telecentres that cater to approximately 1 billion users worldwide (figures provided by Consorcio de los Rios-Red Guadalinfo).
Talks in the conference will revolve around the theme of “People, Social Innovation, and Sustainability”. Among the anticipated events in the program are the launch of the 1st Global Telecentre Awards and a special focus on initiatives that contribute to women empowerment through the meaningful use of ICTs, including TCF’s Telecentre Women Program.
» For more information on Spark, email email@example.com or stay tuned to spark.telecentre.org for updates
» View the program page & download the outline program
» Watch the teaser videos on Spark: Teaser video 1 | Teaser video 2
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