It will be focused on analyzing and raising awareness about
the needs and mobile-based solutions for groups under risk of digital exclusion
in Latin America (low-income and isolated communities, chronic patients and people with
disabilities). Relevant stakeholders from all over the world will participate
providing their expertise from technological, social and politic-economical
The M-Inclusion awards for “Apps4Change” Challenge Program
2012, which recognizes groundbreaking mobile solutions for social inclusion,
will take place during the conference.
• Bring together and facilitate the dialog
amongst key actors in mobile technologies for social and digital inclusion in
• Analyze the needs of the risk groups in
terms of education, health, accessibility and economics needs.
• Identify and analyze the existing mobile
technologies and initiatives that can cover the previously mentioned needs.
• Identify the trending mobile solutions
relevant for mobile social inclusion.
• Promote awareness about the needs of
shortening the gaps of social and digital inclusion in Latin America.
The outcome of this first Open Forum will shape the
M-Inclusion Road map for social and digital inclusion in Latin America, containing needs for social inclusion focused
on the disadvantaged groups represented within the project, as well as mobile
solutions based on new existing and trending technologies applied to main scopes for social inclusion (economic,
geographic, educational and health inclusion).
The audience of the event will be:
• Mobile Technologies: researchers, developers
and technology providers
• End-users associations and communities:
Disabled, elderly, low-income, isolated areas, social exclusion groups, chronics, etc
• Political stakeholders: Latin America and European
with relevant links to regulatory issues and the market
• Financial and funding actors.
Further details about the location and the schedule in the