Leveraging Digital Innovation, Ensuring Social Transformation
Innovation, Solutions to Social & Environmental Problems & Digital Technologies…these segments are changing the rule of the game world over to address social problems by leveraging technology. And ‘Digital Social Innovation’ or popularly termed as ‘DSI’ lie in the intersect of Innovation, Solutions to Social & Environmental Problems & Digital Technologies. People & organisations are using digital technologies to tackle social challenges in fields like healthcare, education, employment, BFSI, environment. These initiatives use emerging and established technologies to engage citizens in collaboratively delivering social impact. They have the potential to transform the way our public services operate, revitalise civic life and allow citizens to become direct participants in tackling social challenges. This phenomenon is called as digital social innovation (DSI). DSI is now considered as the Game Changer in the western world. It has attracted the attention of policymakers, governments, civil society organisations and investors. In some cases, it has become institutionalised in government as its evident in countries like Spain, Germany or Ukraine.
Realising the importance of DSI, Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd, Asia & Middle East’s premier media & technology research organisation, in collaboration with the Research School of Management, Australian National University is proud to announce first-of-its-kind ‘Digital Social Innovation Summit’ on 30 November 2018 in Canberra, Australia.