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Embracing Change for Collective Impact. This year’s Summit theme reflects our optimism for the future and our recognition of the rapid change happening in our sector and in technology. True to NetHope’s legacy, our collaboration to explore, understand, and chart a course  to help our sector use technology well is key to achieving our respective missions.  With a renewed focus on working together, we can fully realize the promise of technology to impact our work, our organizations and our world.
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Tuesday, November 3 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Keynote: Address by Jan Egeland, Secretary General, Norwegian Refugee Council

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The promise of technology to have a transformative impact on development and conservation is well-accepted. Global NGO leaders want technology to maximize impact, donors expect technology integration to achieve efficacy and measure results, and program leadership are under pressure to be innovative in their approaches. But what expectations do CEOs have? How do CEOs want technology used to expand programming into hard to reach communities or coordinate aid for complex situations? How is, or should, technology changing our work, and what new approaches should we be embracing?

Mr. Egland will do a 20-25 keynote speech, then do a Q&A.

NOTE: This Session is Available Via Webcast

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Jan Egeland

Secretary General, Norwegian Refugee Council
Jan Egeland is the Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council, a leading humanitarian organisation with over 5000 humanitarian workers across more than 25 countires. Egeland has over 30 years of experience from international work with humanitarian situations, human rights and conflict resolution. Egeland is currently also the Chairman of Crisis Action and the Humanitarian Leadership Academy, he sits on the High Level Panel on... Read More →


Tuesday November 3, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Auditorium III

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