2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Scalable Innovation for Social Good

Saturday, March 12
12:30PM - 1:30PM

JW Marriott
Room 303-304
110 E 2nd St

Although the ability to do nearly anything with today’s consumer technology is seemingly ubiquitous, there are still millions of people around the world without access to even the most basic services. Thanks to visionary engineers, designers and business people, emerging low power, smart technologies such as wearables, sensor-based and connected devices are overcoming barriers in infrastructure, healthcare and economic development. This panel will explore how simple innovations can have a basic yet profound impact when designed with a user’s local context in mind and social relativity.

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Erica Kochi at SXSW

Erica Kochi

Sr Advisor to UNICEF Exec Dir on Innovation & Co-Founder & Co-Lead, UNICEF Innovation


Erica Kochi co-founded and co-leads UNICEF’s Innovation Unit, a group tasked with identifying, prototyping and scaling technologies and practices that improve UNICEF’s work on the ground. Erica als...

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Ian Ferguson at SXSW

Ian Ferguson

VP, Worldwide Mktg & Strategic Alliances


Ian Ferguson, Director of Server Systems and Ecosystem, ARM, has spent years fighting from the corner of the underdog. Most of those scars are healing nicely. Ian is particularly passionate about t...

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