Social Good Brazil Seminar to be live-streamed November 6-8, 2012

Synergos to proud support the Social Good Brazil International Seminar.

Following the Social Good Summit and joining the global conversation on technology, social media and innovative thinking for social change, Brazil will host the Social Good Brazil International Seminar.

The seminar brings together influential minds, social entrepreneurs, innovators and business and community leaders from all over the country, as well as international specialists such as Beth Kanter (The Networked Nonprofit), Simon Mainwaring (We First), Aaron Sherinian (UN Foundation), and Peter Sims (Little Bets). The event is going to connect people from all walks of life to share ideas and actions to make the world a better place.

The Social Good Brazil Seminar will take place on the island of Florianópolis, Brazil, on the 6th, 7th and 8th of November for a group of one thousand attendees, and will be shared around the world via live stream. As with the Social Good Summit, a Digital Media Lounge will gather journalists, bloggers, and social media opinion makers that will report, discuss and share from the site to a global online audience that will be able to interact live.

Among the Brazilian speakers, ReinaldoPamponet (ItsNOON) is going to share his insights on a new networked economy, Edgar Morato (Saútil) and Rodrigo Bandeira (CidadeDemocrática) will tell their story of social good initiatives, pointing out the challenges and opportunities. Among the international speakers, Aaron Sherinian (UN Foundation) will present a panorama of social good in the world and Beth Kanter (The Networked Nonprofit) will address how to use social media to drive change.

The seminar is an initiative of VOL and ICom the Community Foundation for Greater Florianópolis, in partnership with the UN Foundation, FundaçãoTelefônica, Instituto C&A, IBM Brasil, Techsou pBrasil, InterAmerican Foundation and other local partners.

For more information, visit www.sgb.org.br.