The sixth annual Social Good Summit will be held September 27-28 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. The theme of this year’s Social Good Summit is #2030NOW: New Goals: New Tech. New Power. Participants, including world leaders and grassroots activists, will explore how technology and new media can be used to address important global issues. The event is hosted by Mashable, 92nd Street Y, the United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Development Programme.
The continuing #2030NOW theme asks the question: “What type of world do I want to live in by the year 2030?”
Speakers for the two day conference, which is held during UN Week, include: Kathy Calvin, President and Chief Executive Officer of the United Nations Foundation; Pete Cashmore, Founder and CEO of Mashable; Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme; Richard Curtis, Director, Writer, Producer and Founder of Project Everyone; Adrian Grenier, Actor, Entrepreneur, Dell Social Good Advocate; Vivienne Harr, Philanthropist, Activist and Chief Inspiration Officer at STAND; Amina J. Mohammed, United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on post-2015 Development Planning; Trisa Thompson, Chief Responsibility Officer at Dell; Henry Timms, Executive Director of the 92Y; Charlize Theron, Actress and UN Messenger of Peace; Sienna Miller, actress and International Medical Corps Global Ambassador; Hugh Evans, CEO of the Global Poverty Project; Kweku Mandela, Co-founder of the Africa Rising Foundation.
More speakers are to be announced.
People around the world can connect to the event through live streams in seven different languages and in-person or online meet ups. Global meet-up locations exist in over 65 countries. Follow the events on social media with the hashtag #2030Now.
Tickets for the Social Good Summit are available here. For more information go to the Social Good Summit website.