This year’s INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Conference (ISEC), a gathering of social entrepreneurs, social innovators, and the eco-system surrounding them (including impact investors) focused on Technology, Innovation and Social Change and took place on 25 and 26 April 2013 in Madrid, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM).
The discussions and activities focused on how innovative applications of technology, both high-tech and basic-tech, enable social entrepreneurs to address important unmet social needs and make a sustainable social impact.
Social entrepreneurs in education, health, energy, rural development and women empowerment, showed innovative experiences in INSEAD 2013. Speakers and participants had ample oportunity to meet and exchange ideas during round table discussion.
|Technology, Innovation and Social Change. Summary of the INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Conference.||Hillary Miller-Wise (Vice President, Grameen Foundation, S. Africa): Designing Technology to Maximize Behaviour Change. Keynote Speaker of Introductory Panel. The Issues: Healthcare, Education, Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods, Energy, Gender & Women’s Empowerment.||Introductory Panel: Technology, Innovation and Social Change. The Issues: Healthcare, Education, Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods, Energy, Gender & Women’s Empowerment.|
|Workshops Synthesis Plenary Session. Thematic roundtables and workshops synthesis.||
Iman Bibars (Vice President & Global Diaspora Leader, Ashoka Global, Egypt). Democratization of Technology and Social Change in the Arab World.
|Panel. Pushing the Boundaries of Technology and Innovation? Challenges and Opportunities.|
|Panel. The Future: Technology, Innovation and the Potential of Social Change.||Antonella Broglia (TEDxMadrid, Spain). Closing Keynote Speaker.|