2018 International Tech4Dev Conference

Description: 

The Tech4Dev Conference is the biennial flagship event of the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development hosted by CODEV at EPFL. The Conference focuses on the potential of technology solutions to advance inclusive social and economic development in the Global South.Tech4Dev 2018 puts the challenges and the potential of the Global South in the centre of discussions reflected by its title Voices of the Global South. 

This conference provides opportunities to:

  • Present research at a unique multidisciplinary Conference focused on innovative technology for social impact in the Global South.
  • Network across disciplines and fields of technology, to promote the development, deployment, adaptation, and scaling of new solutions for the Global South.
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration with diverse stakeholders – academics, students, engineers, entrepreneurs, policymakers, practitioners, and social scientists- interested in technological innovation in the Global South.
  • Participate in the fabulous social event of the conference that will take place in the Lavaux Vineyards, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Build capacity among students and young professionals to engage in multidisciplinary problem solving for social impact.Network across disciplines and fields of technology, to promote the development, deployment, adaptation, and scaling of new solutions for the Global South.

Date: 

27/06/2018 to 29/06/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Event Organisers: 

UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development, Cooperation and Development Center-CODEV at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Co-organisers: 

Venue: 

SwissTech Convention Centre

Venue City: 

Lausanne

Venue Country: 

Language of event: 

English

Training type: 

academic
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