Tech@State: Haiti

Date: 05/07/2010 Description: Logo for Haiti Tech Meet-Up. #HaitiTech - State Dept Image

On May 10, 2010, the State Department hosted a conference in Washington, D.C. to highlight tech efforts at work in building back Haiti better following the devastating earthquake on January 12, 2010. Members of the private sector, NGOs, academia, Haitian Diaspora and public sector will demonstrate and discuss their innovations in Haiti. Presenter biographies»

Examples include:

  • Incorporating SMS into the emergency response system;
  • Mobile-granting/banking;
  • Resource allocation; and
  • Distance education.

View photos: Date: 01/29/2010 Description: Flickr Logo © Flickr Flickr

05/10/10 Haiti Tech Meet-Up;  Special Adviser to the Office of Innovation Katie Jacobs Stanton; Washington, DC