Following the NEST Forum on the topic of the Information and Communication Technology's impact on education, leaders from business, public policy, and educators are inspired to keep up the discussions.
A truly global gathering with representatives from over 20 countries took part in the inaugural NEST – The Networked Society Forum in Hong Kong on November 11-13. Each of the Forum’s participants was carefully selected, representing a broad range of social sectors that have the combined power to bring a positive and lasting change to millions of people.
Professor Mitra's groundbreaking research on new technology-enabled learning methods has earned him a reputation as a leading scholar in the field of Minimally Invasive Education - a theme he explored at NEST 2011.
Ken Banks, founder of kiwanja.net, devotes himself to the application of mobile technology for positive social and environmental change in the developing world, and has spent the last 15 years working on projects in Africa.