San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Techfugees is marking World Refugee Day on Monday 20th June with an evening event to introduce its global partnership with Schibsted, launch Basefugees' beta and conclude with a raffle!
More info on the evening programme from the Techfugees blog.
We hope you can join us on June 20th to celebrate World Refugee Day and mark it as a day of hope and faith in technology will be part of the solution!
*** Attention RAFFLE ***
Don't miss out on the RAFFLE: enter the chance to win 2 tickets for the Syrian National Orchestra, the Damascus-based orchestra which was scattered around the world by the country’s civil war, but is reuniting for the first time in a rare concert in London on Saturday 25th of June.
How to participate: attend or donate to Techfugees' social enterprise via the ticketting system below, and you will be automatically signed up for the raffle.
*** Agenda ***
6.30pm - Registration opens
7.00pm - Introduction of Techfugees by Mike Butcher, founder of Techugees & Lena K Samuelsson, Executive Vice President Communications & CSR.
Techfugees presentation: Mission, Value and T5
Schibsted Strategic Partnership
7.25pm - Presentation of Techfugees International Network of local chapters by Tara Mikhael, head of local chapters
Presentation of teams and reviews of best projects
7.40pm - Presentation of Basefugees by Sophie Newman Sanders, Database Manager
The tech community's platform to support tech refugee related projects
Who can submit their project
7.55pm - How to get involved with and support Techfugees by Min teo, Fundraising lead for Techugees.
How to get involved with Techfugees: as a volunteer, tech project or ngo
- Supporting Techfugees: our fundraising campaign
8.10pm - Q&A, Raffle Winner announced followed by Drinks & Networking & Canapes
*** Contact & Press ***
If you have any questions about the event, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Press inquiries: email@example.com
Global Event Partners:
Thanks to our global partners Schibsted and ihorizon for making this event possible.
When & Where
Techfugees is a social enterprise coordinating the international tech community’s response to the needs of Refugees. Techfugees organises conferences, workshops, hackathons and meetups in around the world in an effort to generate tech solutions that can help refugees.