Project at a glance
Dates and Place25 - 27 February 2009, Geneva, Switzerland
Lift attendees are coming from the private (entrepreneurs, managers, investors, researchers), academic (students, professors, researchers), media and art (designers, artists, journalists) and international (NGOs, UN agencies) sectors.
LIFT is a series of events built around a community of doers and thinkers who get together in Europe and Asia to explore the social impact of new technologies.
LIFT09 will look back to look ahead, exploring topics like change, solidarity, love, or design, during three days of intense networking and inspiration themed around a simple question: "Where did the future go?"
We were told the future would be about mechanization, computerization, robots. What did and did not happen? What can we learn from the predictions that never materialized to better look at the future? LIFT gathers international entrepreneurs, artists, managers, researchers, investors, CEOs, designers or ethnologist, people who come to be inspired and meet those who make a difference.
This conference, which will also host a workshop about Cybervolunteering lead by ICVolunteers (25th Febrary, 4pm), is a unique volunteering opportunity for those of you who are interested in new technologies and its impact on society.
Role of ICVolunteersFor this event, we are seeking five volunteers for the following tasks:
Posted: 2009-1-13 Updated: 2009-1-15