Ensuring Connectivity During Disasters
Presented By World Bank: From drones to balloons, technology is helping restore networks and connect people with families and first responders. But can tech help us go beyond restoration-towards resilience of networks and ensure connectivity for all?
Building Companies Out of Resilient Technologies
Hear from companies poised to make a meaningful difference to human lives. You’ll learn what it takes to transform university-based technologies into valuable companies that solve real-world problems.
Renewable Energy Takes Center Stage
Renewable energy is poised to revolutionize the world’s energy supply. Visionaries and venture capitalists have invested billions in clean energy while cities are targeting higher goals of renewable energies to help combat climate change.
Tech’s Support in Natural Disaster Recovery
To accelerate recovery in the face of increasingly common natural disasters, innovation is key. Experts from varying facets of industry weigh in on their trust in tech to pave the way to recovery.
The Ag Tech Ecosystem
Entrepreneurs and industry visionaries will explore how advanced agricultural tech is tackling problems resulting from climate change, population growth and more.
Peace Building and Technology
Presented By World Bank: People trapped in or fleeing conflict need access to basic services, infrastructure and improved social cohesion. Are technologies like VR, drones, AI , blockchain the next tools for peace-building and resilience?
Disruptive Tech for Disrupting Climate Change
Presented By World Bank: We explore how the application of disruptive tech can transform the way we build countries’ resilience to disasters and climate change.