IT for Change at EADI/DSA 2011 General Conference on 'Rethinking Development in an Age of Scarcity and Uncertainty'

2011

IT for Change organised a panel with IKME at the EADI/DSA General Conference on 'Rethinking Development in an Age of Scarcity and Uncertainty' which was held in York (United Kingdom) on 19-22 September 2011. The panel was titled 'How are Digital Technologies Transforming Development?' Anita Gurumurthy was a part of the panel and presented on 'Bottom of the Pyramid and Other Dangerous Development Delusions of the Information Age'. Her co-panelists were Mike Powell, IKME, United Kingdom, and Evangelia Berdou, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, United Kingdom. This  panel examined ideas and broad ideologies that new ICTs are bringing to the development sector, looking at the challenges and possibilities in terms of equitable development with social justice. The panel was chaired by Robin Mansell, London School of Economics, United Kingdom. More information is available about the conference at http://www.eadi.org/gc2011. The session overview along with the presentations can also viewed on the EADI site

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