Core Thematic Areas

UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development: From Innovation to Social Impact
2-4 May 2016 | EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland



Tech4Dev 2016 welcomes, in particular, proposals to organize sessions and events with creative formats and innovative approaches to generating discussion.

Submissions should emphasize the value of technological innovation while also acknowledging the limits of technology in generating inclusive social and economic development.

>> See list of possible topics: HumTech | MedTech | DRR | Energy | ICT4D | Habitat

>> See Call for Breakout Sessions and Event Proposals

>> Download the Session and Event Proposal Template (*.doc)


Core Thematic Areas

Cross Cutting Issues
Gender and Technology in Development
Open Source Approach to Technology for Development
Experiences from Living-Labs, Hackathons, and Hands on Models for Engagement
The Internet of Things (IoT) for Development
Lessons in Scaling Businesses by Technology for Development Entrepreneurs
Public-Private Partnerships to Advance Technology for Development