World Summit Awards 2016: Sustainable impact through digital innovation

Sponsored content

World Summit Awards_Singapore_2016

SINGAPORE IS HOSTING THE UN-BASED WORLD SUMMIT AWARD SOCIAL INNOVATION CONGRESS, SINGAPORE, JUNE 29- JULY 1, 2016
 Digital technologies are one of the main drivers for the United Nations agenda towards the Sustainable Development Goals. The World Summit Award Congress Singapore 2016 presents the global top 40 of digital innovations creating sustainable social change and impact world-wide in the framework of an international conference in Singapore. Bringing together young social entrepreneurs and innovators with international thought-leaders, ICT experts and regional stakeholders promises a true knowledge transfer on how social innovation and entrepreneurship can be encouraged and play a key role to have a sustainable impact on society.

The World Summit Award Social Innovation Congress Singapore 2016 is organized in cooperation with the Creative Alliance Group and EP-SI Social Venture Fund. The main focus lies on digital innovation creating sustainable impact world-wide. The 40 WSA Winners 2015, the best regional applications from South-East-Asia and young social entrepreneurs and innovators, will make Singapore a hub for social innovation and entrepreneurship. The agenda also offers a vast array of international and local speakers sharing their insight how local relevant content can lead to system transformation and how technology will change our society in the future.

Guest of honor H.E. Ahmad Alhendawi, United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth states on his participation at the upcoming WSA Social Innovation Congress:

“Young people are powerful drivers of change in political, economic and social developments around the world […] using the power of ICTs and social media, young people have a vehicle like never before to engage and participate. […]We must continue to recognise the valuable contributions of young entrepreneurs and work together to ensure the success of the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.”

The 3 days program revolves around rocking the audiences mind sets and inspiring entrepreneurship and innovation with a real impact on society. Highlights are the motivational Ten Meters of Thinking by Paul Hughes, creating knowledge by drawing live as he tells stories along ten meters of paper exploring leadership, innovation and transformation. Red Bull Amaphiko shares insights on Creative Storytelling. Adam Montandon brings his Factory of Imagination from Denmark, and will turn around all your pre-conceptions on thinking. Interwoven with the intensive agenda, WSA offers also a unique outlay of networking opportunities, concluding in the festive Winners Gala ceremony on July 1.

WSA Chairman Prof. Peter A. Bruck ensures: “High quality interactive and local relevant content guarantees that people stay smarter than technology. Singapore will offer the special stage to highlight the swing of modern mobile technologies serving to develop local communities, national social strategies and meaningful use of mobile technology.

All over, the WSA Social Innovation Congress ensures an excellent selection of meaningful and relevant innovation in ICT and promises a vibrant program of high level speakers and workshop leaders with solid networking opportunities on a global level.

_______________________________________________________________________

About the WSA

The World Summit Award is a global initiative within the framework of, and in cooperation with, the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), in collaboration with UNESCO. WSA is the only ICT award worldwide that reaches digital entrepreneurs in over 178 countries. Visit us on www.worldsummitawards.org, facebook.com/WorldSummitAward and twitter.com/WSAoffice, #WSA16

Media Contact World Summit Award:

Ms. Manuela Wagner, MSc.

Network Development and Communications

Email: Manuela@worldsummitawards.org

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Advertising

Featured Stings

EU crisis aggravates structural differences, threatens cohesion

Who is to lose from the 6-month extension of the EU economic sanctions against Russia?

Gender equality and medicine in the 21st century

A Sting Exclusive: “Climate change and youth inaction: oblivion or nonchalance?”, AIESEC wonders from Brussels

Social Committee teaches Van Rompuy a lesson

The Peoples are missing from EU’s monetary union

New VAT rules in the EU: how a digital sea could have become an ocean

MWC 2016 LIVE: Ingenu steps up efforts to build LPWA networks across the globe

GSMA announces first speakers for Mobile 360 Series-Middle East and North Africa

Presentation of Juncker’s Investment Plan: Can 315 billion euros save the EU?

Eurozone: Economic sentiment-business climate to collapse without support from exports

The MH17 tragedy to put a tombstone on Ukrainian civil war

Is Eurozone heading towards a long stagnation?

Turkey presents a new strategy for EU accession but foreign policy could be the lucky card

Memoirs from a unique trip to China: “my new old dragon” (Part I)

“Beyond the beach: tackling plastic pollution upstream”, a Sting Exclusive by Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment

Youth Forum welcomes positive ruling on non-EU student visas

Will Europe be a different place this Monday?

EU to negotiate an FTA with Japan

Why is the World Health Organisation so much needed?

ITU Telecom World 2017: exploring smart digital transformation

Five-year low inflation for Eurozone and now Mario has to finally wake up the Germans

EU plans pan-European network of cybersecurity services

“Sorry mom it’s not our day”: the true refugee story of a young doctor and his family forced to flee their home

When is Berlin telling the truth about the EU banking union?

European Youth, quo vadis?

EU: Huge surplus in the trade of services with the rest of the world

COP21 Breaking News_05 December: Ban Ki-Moon Closing Address at COP21 Action Day Innovation, Imagination, Faster Climate Action

EU Parliament approves CETA: the EU-Canada free trade deal sees the light in Trump’s gloomy era

Eurozone: Austerity brings new political tremors

JADE @ European Business Summit 2014: Youth Unemployment – a drive to Entrepreneurship

Ministers for Youth miss the opportunity to improve social inclusion of young people

MasterCard at European Business Summit 2015: A focus on innovation will drive inclusive economic growth for Europe

Presidents of pan-European youth organisations call upon the European Council to preserve the Schengen principles

Economic recovery won’t tackle youth unemployment problem

European Business Summit 2014: The role of youth entrepreneurship education in EU’s Strategy for Competitiveness

Why is Merkel’s Germany so liberal with the refugees? Did the last elections change that?

Bankruptcy or referendum: which one is going to be first?

Greek citizens to pay the price again but Tsipras risks losing next elections

The Eurogroup protects Germany and blames others

Yes, together we can make a change! YO!Fest and EYE 2016

Bureaucracy in the member states again the obstacle for long due strong European Hedge Funds

Bitpay @ TheNextWeb 2014: Innovation’s Best Friend

EU finally agrees on target for 40% greenhouse emission cuts ahead of Paris climate talks

Creating shared value: an opportunity and challenge for entrepreneurship

ECB money bonanza not enough to revive euro area, Germany longs to rule with stagnation

Migration crisis will keep deteriorating as common EU political will is simply not there

Will the three major parties retain control of the new EU Parliament?

A new world that demands new doctors in the fourth industrial revolution

Climate change and health: Raising awareness is the key for greener actions

Italian banks: It’s Rome’s turn to confront Berlin’s aggressiveness

How Germany strives to mold ECB’s monetary policy to her interests

Right2Water initiative: Is the Commission ready to listen to citizens?

Twenty days that may remold the future of Europe

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities

The Europe we want: Just, Sustainable, Democratic and Inclusive

Catalan Pro-Independence vote: how many hits can Brussels sustain at the same time?

Responsible Artificial Intelligence

‘Free state aid’ for imprudent banks

US, Russia oblige each other in Syria and Ukraine selling off allies

More Stings?

Speak your Mind Here

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s