Saturday, September 05, 2009

BPN 1372 WSA Winners' Event Monterrey, Mex. (6)

The World Summit Youth Award is an international competition e-Contents from around the world that address in an inspiring manner the UN Millennium Development Goals, and use internet and mobile contents to create awareness of the MDGs, show actions towards reaching those goals and demonstrate the consequences of interaction or counter-action. The winners were invited to attrnd thanks to the sponsorship of the Knight Foundation. They followed their own program.

Day one, 2 September 2009
Time Side Program
08:30 – 11:00
WSYA Visit of the Monterrey Technology Park (optional)

14:00 – 15:30
WSYA Workshop with TakingITGlobal
Parque Fundidora - Nave Lewis
“Leveraging Social Networks for Social Change”
Jennifer Corriero, Co-Founder and Executive Director,

Day two, 3September 2009
Time Side Program
10:00 – 11:25
WSYA - Youth Award Amphitheatre
Parque Fundidora - Nave Lewis
WSYA 09 Winners discuss the Action on UN Millennium Development Goals with:
Cheick Sidi Diarra, Under Secretary General for the Least Developed Countries, United Nations
Osama Manzar, Director, Digital Empowerment Foundation, India
Moderator: Peter A. Bruck, WSYA Inspirational Doc, Austria

Day three, 4 September 2009
Time Side Program
09:00 – 10:30
Workshop with Cyberpeace
Parque Fundidora - Nave Lewis
“Youth on line safety and its relation to
creativity in the participative web era”
Expert: Mohammed Fathy, CPI, Egypt

09:00 – 10:30
e- Content: Design and Social Responsibility
Parque Fundidora - Nave Lewis
Moderator: Alexander Felsenberg, Executive Management and Communications
in the Digital Economy, Germany
Speaker: David Berman, Ethics Chair, The Society of Graphic Designers, Canada
Osama Manzar, Director,
Digital Empowerment Foundation, India
Manar Al-Hashash, General Manager,
Dot Design & Secretary General, Kuwait e-Award, Kuwait
Lumko Mtimde, Chief Executive Officer
at the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA), South Africa

10:30 – 12:30
WSYA Youth Award Global Huddle
Parque Fundidora - Nave Lewis
“A young world with a challenging future: Ideas on action
WSYA Winners”
Moderators: Jak Boumans, Secretary General of the European Academy of Digital Media, Netherlands
Jennifer Corriero, Co-Founder, TakingITGlobal, Canada

Blog Posting Number: 1372


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