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Engagement in the age of real-time

As part of Social Media Week, Global Pulse is hosting a series of presentations and panel discussions focusing on the theme: “Open UN: Engagement in the Age of Real-Time.”

Panel Discussion: Real-time field operations Is real-time citizen engagement the engine of relief and development in the 21st century?Recent experiences in both disaster relief and ongoing development efforts show that there is a potential to leverage real-time information and open collaboration for operational efforts. There are powerful—and dependent—connections between emerging technologies and communities. The panel will explore how new tools and approaches are already changing facts on the ground.

Date: February 2011 Client: United Nations Global Pulse Skills: Talk Website: