by Giovanni Rodriguez and Jose Rico
With the commoditizaion of digital technologies for engagement, organizations are beginning to see the opportunity to go one step further by bridging the gap between the virtual and the physical worlds. Hear how a group inside the White House has launched a digitally-powered program to enable live engagement with Latin-America citizens throughout the US. A key component of the program is a multi-city event series where the White House will send officials to meet, engage, and work with local leaders on a wide range of projects. Featuring key White House staff leading this initiative, “THE WHITE HOUSE – ON THE ROAD” explores what could be the next frontier for interactive – “an intelligent return to the physical world.”
The people-powered revolution, fueled by the Internet and technology, is changing everything -- especially the worlds of activism, media and policy. Today, the conversation about the Internet’s role has never been louder or more distributed.
Activism, media and policy always have worked together. But thanks to the tools we now have and will continue to develop, their speed and influence are limitless. New technologies that strengthen the people-powered movement are emerging every day, giving individuals the tools they need to be heard.
Join us for a discussion about the latest technologies and how they are bolstering this revolution by empowering people to shape activism, media and policy.
9th–13th March 2012