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October 13-15, 2008: MobileActive08 event in Johannesburg, South Africa

“Unlocking the Potential of Mobile Technology for Social Impact” is the theme of MobileActive08, a three-day event to be held from October 13-15, 2008 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The event will explore how mobile phones are used to advance civil society work, assess the current state of knowledge in the use and effectiveness of mobile technology to advance social action, and investigate trends, needs, and investment opportunities. Specific attention will be given to the role of mobile technology in health, human rights, environment, economic development, advocacy, citizen journalism, and democratic participation.

To view the event agenda, visit: http://mobileactive08.confabb.com/conferences/MobileActive08/sessions. For more information, go to: http://mobileactive08.confabb.com/conferences/MobileActive08. You can also register online at: http://www.mobileactive08.org/register-for-mobileactive08.

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