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Entrepreneurial Relief and Disaster Recovery Conference and CrisisCamp Singapore Workshop

posted Nov 11, 2010, 2:07 AM by Yanxing David Ding   [ updated Jan 12, 2011, 8:00 AM by xia.fan@ceo-s.org ]
Entrepreneurial Relief and Disaster Recovery Conference and CrisisCamp Singapore Workshop
Disaster recovery with dignity, inclusion, innovation and generation and distribution of wealth.
Social entrepreneurship experiences and opportunities in Haiti, Chile, Indonesia and Myanmar.
Seminar Room, Level 1, iCube Building, National University of Singapore
21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore
Monday Nov. 15, 6pm-10pm

Join us for a revolutionary approach to disaster relief and re-building the lives of those affected by disaster and their communities through their active participation in the creation of business, wealth and job opportunities.

You will be able to explore and pitch your business ideas for current real-life needs, challenges and opportunities in the field and have them matched to local partners in disaster areas.

Date, Time and Venue

Monday Nov. 15, 6pm-10pm
Seminar Room, Level 1, iCube Building, 
National University of Singapore
21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore

Target Audience

Entrepreneurs, Social Entrepreneurs, Business Information Technology, Medical, Education and Social Science Students and Faculty Members.
Anyone interested in volunteering and helping survivors of the recent disasters.

Format and Logistics

The first segment will be a 45 minutes conference introducing Social Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Relief, including field experiences and specific challenges and opportunities for more efficient intervention.

The following 60 minutes will be spent listing and identifying needs in the fields, discussing how to address them through an entrepreneurial approach, pitching the ideas to others and matching them with local partners in the field.

Danny Widodo (NUS student and documentary film maker) will be reporting and joining us live from the field in Indonesia for the event.

The last 2 hours will be a hands-on exercise on planning and implementing the ideas formulated in the previous 60 minutes.

We have already set up a donations and support page on Give.sgThose ideas that move forward will get their own project page for fundraising on Give.sg.

Entrepreneurial Relief: A Global Movement

This is the first stop on a global tour to jump-start and promote awareness onEntrepreneurial Relief and identify and connect partners, ideas, needs and local action.

This workshop will be followed by a similar workshop the next day at Stanford University (web and Facebook). It is part of our celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Sign-Up and Participate

This event is open to the public and there is no fee to participate.

Although there is no need to pre-register, please confirm attendance on our Facebook event page, so we can plan accordingly for your participation. And join our Relief 2.0 Facebook group for more information.

If you are not in the area, you will be able to join us via Skype (add carlosmirandalevy as contact) and follow us via this page here at short.socinfo.com/relief-nus and ustream.tv.

Hosted by

Coordinated by

  • Carlos Miranda Levy
    • Social Entrepreneur in Residence at the National University of Singapore Entrepreneurship Centre (2010-2011), Digital Vision Fellow at Stanford University 2004-2005, Google Developing World Scholarship recipient 2004, acknowledged by CNN as one of Latin America's top 20 most influential people on the Internet (2000).
    • Coordinator of Relief 2.0 and Socinfo.com.
    • Coordinator of over 12 missions to Haiti and an efficient relief support network using social media, mobile technology and independent field units with local stakeholders.
    • Extensive field experience and given conferences and workshops in over 15 countries covering Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, USA and Asia, in the fields of human development, public policy, education, technology, social entrepreneurship, social media and networks, creativity, innovation, and open and collaborative content since 1996. My consulting work includes ICT Public Policies, National ICT Strategies and National Education Portals funded by United Nations, World Bank, IADB and local governments in 10 countries.
  • Margarita Quihuis
    • Director of Peace Innovation Lab @ Stanford, Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab, Coordinator of the EPIC Global Challenge.
  • Mark Nelson

Public URLs

Related Twitter Info

  • Hashtags: #Relief20 #CrisisCampSG #Indonesia
  • Users to Follow: @Relief20 @CrisisCampSG @CarlosMiranda @MSQuihuis
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