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Social Good Summit 2012


Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 1:00 PM - Monday, September 24, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Saturday - Monday, 9/22-9/24 - 3 Day Conference Pass
This ticket includes all fees... 100% of event ticket sales are being collected by 92Y, our non-profit partner.
Ended $130.00 $8.14
Sunday, 9/23 Evening Only Pass
Ticket valid only for 9/23 evening program from 7pm-9pm. This ticket includes all fees... 100% of event ticket sales are being collected by 92Y, our non-profit partner.
Ended $15.00 $1.82

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Event Details

Event Details

Dates & Times:

Saturday, September 22, 2012, 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Sunday, September 23, 2012, 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Monday, September 24, 2012, 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

* Doors Open at 12:00 p.m. to ticket holders

Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

Venue: Kaufmann Concert Hall



The Social Good Summit is where big ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions. Held during UN Week, the Social Good Summit unites a dynamic community of global leaders to discuss a big idea: the power of innovative thinking and technology to solve our greatest challenges. This September, we want YOU to join the conversation with leaders and citizens from around the globe. The most innovative technologists, influential minds and passionate activists will come together with one shared goal: to unlock the potential of new media and technology to make the world a better place, and then to translate that potential into action.

This year’s Social Good Summit will be more engaging than ever. People from around the world, in both the developed and the developing world, will unite in person and online to participate in The Global Conversation – the world’s largest conversation on how technology can grow communities and improve life for all of us as we move toward being a networked society. The Social Good Summit in New York City takes place September 22 – 24, 2012, but this is just the beginning of the global conversation.

On September 24, 2012 the Social Good Summit is coming to China and Kenya. Key leaders and citizens of Beijing and Nairobi will unite and explore the same themes that inspired the birth of the Social Good Summit. You’ll hear directly from these countries via Livestream, and can witness the live intersection of New York, Nairobi and Beijing on Monday morning from the stage of the 92Y in New York City.

The 2012 Social Good Summit is brought to you by Mashable, 92nd Street Y, the United Nations Foundation, Ericsson, the United Nations Development Programme, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Speakers and Agenda

Keep checking The Social Good Summit website for speaker and agenda updates. Speakers include:

  • Deepak Chopra, New York Times Bestselling Author & Founder of the Chopra Foundation
  • Clair Diaz Ortiz, Leads Social Innovation, Twitter
  • Scott Heiferman, Co-founder & CEO, Meetup
  • Nick Kristof, Columnist & Two-time Pulitzer Prize Winner, The New York Times
  • Rebecca Moore, Engineering Manager, Google Earth Outreach & Earth Engine Google, Inc.
  • Todd Park, U.S. Chief Technology Officer, The White House
  • Tim Pool, Independent Journalist
  • Ramy Raoof, Egyptian Blogger & Human Rights Defender
  • Cathy Sharick, Managing Editor, TIME Magazine
  • Mira Sorvino, Academy Award winning Actress & UN Goodwill Ambassador to combat Human Trafficking
  • Forest Whitaker, Artist & UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador
  • And Many More!!!!!!!

Refund Policy

Programs are subject to change. There are no refunds unless 92nd Street Y cancels an event. Please see additional policies and information here.

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When & Where

92 Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10128

Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 1:00 PM - Monday, September 24, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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