NPF’s blogger friends can be part of an influential international gathering of global leaders, technologists and UN experts meeting in New York next month. The Social Good Summit will be held during UN Week, September 19-22. Presented by the UN Foundation with Mashable and the 92Y, the summit focuses on the power of innovative technology and new media to solve the challenges facing our world.
Sessions will cover topics like the future of maternal health and mobile technology; how networks are changing global foreign policy and activism; the future of ethics in a connected world; micro-finance and social change; Skype in the classroom; social entrepreneurship, and more.
The UN Foundation is offering a special deal for bloggers: receive free accreditation and full access to the sessions when you mention the National Press Foundation during online credentialing registration. To register, visit: http://mashable.com/sgs/bloggers/.
The Digital Media Lounge, a fully wired media room for reporting, networking, and interviewing will be available during the summit, and will provide exclusive access to content from the summit sessions. Find the latest list of speakers here and a draft agenda here.
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