SwitchPoint Conference/Retreat/Concert

an IntraHealth Production

SwitchPoint Conference/Retreat/Concert

Fri, April 20, 2012

Doors: 8:00 am / Show: 8:30 am (event ends at 5:30 pm)

Haw River Ballroom

Saxapahaw, NC

SwitchPoint Conference/Retreat/Concert
SwitchPoint Conference/Retreat/Concert
The third annual SwitchPoint global conference, retreat, and concert will be held Thursday and Friday, April 24-25, 2014, at the Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw, North Carolina. This silo-busting event brings together innovators and big thinkers from all over the world in the fields of global health, technology, media, communications, development, the arts, and business. Together, we find new ways to spark innovations, foster partnerships, and save lives

Speakers Include:

Keynote: Clive Thompson, contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, columnist for Wired magazine, and author of the new book Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better.

Patricia Mechael of mHealth Alliance/UN Foundation,
Lisa Russel of MDGFive.com,
Paul Biondich of OpenMRS,
Christopher Neu of TechChange

Many more to be announced in the coming months!

Previous speakers have come from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The World Bank, Google, Red Hat, MapBox, Ushahidi, inSTEDD, Pfizer, Medic Mobile, PopTech, Ashoka, iHub, MIT, GOOD, UN Foundation, USAID, Grameen Intel Social Business, Earth Institute, Rockefeller Foundation, Caltech, Maker Faire, and more.

SwitchPoint 2014: What to expect

Count on a multidimensional experience with presenters, performers, and new opportunities for interaction and networking.

More than 30 leaders and innovators from over 15 countries will participate in panel discussions, performances, presentations, and networking activities on themes including Global Health and the Environment, Tech for Good, Spying vs. Sharing, and Unexpected Entrepreneurs.

Join us on April 24 & 25 and discover why SwitchPoint isn’t just another conference. It’s an experience—and a new approach to building partnerships and making progress.

We hope to see you there!

Venue Information:
Haw River Ballroom
1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Road
Saxapahaw, NC, 27340