The Royal Geographical Society in England will be examining the potential of digital technology to affect change in the countries of Africa.
Digital Technology in Africa
18 May 2011, 7.00pm
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), London, SW7 2AR
£10 / £7 (RGS-IBG members)
Can digital technology offer the countries of Africa realistic economic and educational opportunities?
Join an international panel of experts to find out more and put your questions to them.
NICHOLAS NEGROPONTE Founder and Chairman, One Laptop Per Child
ERIK HERSMAN Co-Founder, Ushahidi, Afrigadget and iHub
HERMAN CHINERY-HESSE Founder and Chairman, theSOFTtribe, Ghana
Discussion will be chaired by Humanitarian and Campaigner, SIR BOB GELDOF
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