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PeaceTech – A New Field to Explore
April 24th, 2019 in Copenhagen for a one-day conference: ‘PeaceTech: A New Field to Explore’, and engage with tech-companies, NGOs, and research institutions to explore the many opportunities of this exciting, but still unexplored “industry”! At the conference, experts, practitioners, and social tech entrepreneurs will walk us through the current trends on how the strategic use of technology can accelerate, improve and scale conflict prevention and peace-building efforts, providing major gains and innovation possibilities to the entrepreneurs and companies that engage in the field. Some of the themes to be explored at the PeaceTech conference: Building Sustainable Peace (SDG16) with Technology – An Introduction! Engineering through a Peacebuilding Lens, Jerry McCann from BuildUp Innovation & Technology in UN Peacebuilding, Ib Bager How to work with PeaceTech in real life – showcases by a number of national and international for-profit and not-for-profit organisations How can you work with PeaceTech as a new industry/field of work? A detailed program with workshops will be released on primo April 2019.