The third annual SwitchPoint conference, retreat, and concert will be held Thursday and Friday, April 24-25, 2014, at the Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw, North Carolina. SwitchPoint brings together innovators, humanitarians, and big thinkers from all over the world in the fields of global health, technology, media, communications, development, the arts, and business. Together, we find new ways to spark innovations, foster partnerships, and save lives.
Keynote: Clive Thompson, contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, columnist for Wired magazine, and author of the new book Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better.
Speakers come from local innovation hubs and global corporations, universities, foundations, tech start-ups, nonprofits, governments, and media and advocacy organizations.
See who’s coming this year and watch for more speaker announcements over the coming months.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The World Bank
Grameen Intel Social Business