In the 21st century, several technologies – the Internet, smart phones and cloud computing – allow data and resources be used more effectively across the world. Uber, Airbnb, Deliveroo and likewise online collaborative platforms have changed the way we live, work and play. While the pros and cons of each of these platforms can be debated, it is certain that they will only be more prevalent in our lives in the future.
In this track, we will explore the ways these technologies have allowed us to unlock new ways to collaborate for social good. From networking information and contacts for social good, to utilizing information technology and software application, to legal structures, we will explore the power of cooperation and how this is being used to achieve social impact through online platforms.