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Technology for Change: +Acumen Summer Salon Series


Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Technology for Change: +Acumen Summer Salon Series

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What's the best way to leverage technology to change how the world tackles poverty?

 Join Atlanta+Acumen as we discuss impact investing and social innovation in the

2013 Summer Salon Series:

September: Technology for Change 

Past Salon in AugustAcumen 201 Investing Case Study

A +Acumen Salon is a gathering focused on discussion and intellectual stimluation. Salons are places for friendly debate, in order to encourage, challenge, and collaborate. 

Technology for Change 

Is technology alone the answer? Can we leverage technology to address the world's most pressing social problems? If so when and to what extent?  Discuss the role that technology has played in creating and resolving issues of poverty around the world.


To prepare for the discussion please read and/or watch the following:

1. SPEECH: Liberty Medal Acceptance, Vackav Havel

Link: http://ow.ly/b7ifQ 

2. VIDEO – Connected, but alone, Sherry Turkle
Link to video:

3. BLOG & VIDEO – The Ripple Effect, Tim Brown is CEO of IDEO


Run of Show:

7:00-7:15 Mix and Mingle

7:15-8:45 Facilitated Group Discussions

8:45-9:00 Aha Moments and Announcements 

Thanks to our gracious hosts, Big Tex! Appetizers will be provided. Dinner and drinks will be available for purchase. Parking is available in the lot  and up the ramp near the restaurant 

Proceeds help support Atlanta+Acumen, to help cover food and materials.

Have questions about Technology for Change: +Acumen Summer Salon Series? Contact Atlanta+Acumen

When & Where

Big Tex
308 West Ponce De Leon Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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Our mission is to facilitate opportunities for dialogue to create a community that changes the way the world tackles poverty.

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Technology for Change: +Acumen Summer Salon Series
Decatur, GA Events

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