Rob Katz

Events in NextBillion’s Community

In addition to the Social Capital Markets conference, there are a number of interesting events covering base of the pyramid-related topics happening in the coming weeks and months.? A quick overview:

Sustainable Innovations at the Bottom of the Pyramid, September 26-27, Helsinki, Finland – The conference will address technological, social, and business innovations in the context of social and ecological sustainability.? NextBillion ally and Emerging Futures Lab principal Niti Bhan will be blogging about the conference and its BoP content.? Stay tuned for more updates.Progress Through Innovation, October 7, Cambridge, Massachusetts – Progress Through Innovation, the inaugural conference organized by the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship, will focus on international development and entrepreneurship and feature an unprecedented panel of 4 Nobel Laureates in Economics as well as entrepreneurs from Afghanistan, Kenya and India.

Columbia Social Enterprise Conference, October 24, New York, New York – Columbia Business School’s Social Enterprise and International Development Clubs will host the 7th Annual Social Enterprise Conference, titled “The Moment of NOW: Market Innovations in Social Enterprise”.? I will be attending and plan to blog about the event here on NextBillion.

Will you be attending any of these three events, or the Social Capital Markets conference?? Please let me know, as I would love to hear first hand from NextBillion readers what the conferences were like.? Or, if it’s the Social Capital Markets or Columbia conference, it would be great to meet up.