Tech4Dev 2018: Voices of the Global South Promotional Video

The Tech4Dev Conference is the biennial flagship event of the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development hosted by the Cooperation & Development Centre (CODEV) at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).

The focus of the conference is the application of technology solutions to advance inclusive and economic development in the Global South.

Tech4Dev provides an opportunity to:

  • Network across disciplines and fields of technology, to promote the development, deployment, adaptation, and scaling of new solutions for the Global South.
  • Reinforce collaboration among diverse stakeholders – academics, engineers, entrepreneurs, policymakers, practitioners, and social scientists – for a holistic approach to addressing challenges in technology innovation and diffusion for development.
  • Build capacity among students and young professionals to engage in multidisciplinary problem-solving for social impact.