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Global Compact Network USA

Forum on Technology and Sustainable Development

December 7, 2017

Google

San Francisco 

BUILDING CONNECTIONS AMONG COMPANIES, THE UNITED NATIONS, AND CIVIL SOCIETY

WHEN

December 7, 2017

WHERE

GOOGLE

SAN FRANCISCO

ABOUT THE EVENT

The Global Compact Network USA’s Forum on Technology and Sustainable Development convened companies, United Nations agencies, and civil society organizations to explore how to use technology to contribute to sustainable development and the achievement of the Global Goals.

ORGANIZER

SCHEDULE

8:30 - 9:30 AM

BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION

9:35 - 10:00 AM

INTRODUCTIONS

10:00 - 11:00 AM

PANEL: COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

11:00 - 11:20 AM

NETWORKING BREAK

11:20 AM - 12:15 PM

RAPID SHOWCASE: HOW TECH CAN SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACROSS BORDERS

12:15 - 12:45 PM

KEYNOTE CONVERSATION

12:45 - 1:00 PM

CLOSING REMARKS

1:00 - 2:00 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

Sponsors

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Speakers

Keynote Conversation:
Joel Makower
Chairman and Executive Director, GreenBiz
Joel Makower is chairman and executive editor of GreenBiz Group, Inc., creator of GreenBiz.com along with research and events on sustainable business and clean technology. He hosts GreenBiz.com’s annual GreenBiz forums as well as the VERGE conferences produced around the world by his company, and is principal author of the annual “State of Green Business” report.
Keynote Conversation:
Lauren Woodman
CEO, NetHope
 
Lauren Woodman is Chief Executive Officer of NetHope, a consortium of 50-plus global nonprofits that empowers committed organizations to change the world through the power of technology. For more than 15 years, NetHope and its members have united with technology corporations and funding partners to design, fund, apply, adapt, and scale innovative approaches to solve development, humanitarian, and conservation challenges.
Chief of Partnerships, Fund Raising, and Communications, UN Global Compact
New Ventures Manager & Thought Leadership Lead, World Food Programme Innovation Accelerator
Co-Founder & Executive Director, Good World Solutions
Engagement Manager, Global Compact Network USA
Manager, Government Affairs, Qualcomm
Global Head of Sustainability, Nasdaq
Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, Symantec
Corporate Citizenship Manager, Samsung
Senior Account Executive, EcoVadis
Public Affairs Manager, Tableau
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Keynote Conversation:
Paul Musser
SVP, Government and Development, Mastercard
Paul Musser is Senior Vice President of Government and Development for Mastercard. Paul and his team partner with governments and international development organizations to create innovative technical and commercial solutions to tackle pressing development issues such as humanitarian response, financial identity, and government efficiency and transparency. These sustainable solutions further Mastercard’s commitment to create inclusive economic growth across the globe.