Technology is playing an increasingly important role over the last decade and wearables are primed to possibly drive the next wave of development for social impact. Wearables open new channels for connecting the hardest to reach to services, new ways for citizens to have their voices heard, and new opportunities for civic engagement in larger government processes.

ARM/UNICEF/Frog Design’s “Scalable Innovation for Social Good” panel will explore how simple innovations can have a basic yet profound impact when designed within a local context.  Want to know more?

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Cast your vote for the ARM/UNICEF/Frog Design social good panel at SXSW. SXSW Panel Picker has just gone live and will be open until September 4th, 2015.

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Questions Answered

  1. What are the barriers and challenges in these economies that can most readily be tacked with wearable, sensor and connected device technologies?
  2. Who are the key stakeholders that need to be involved in moving from concept to action when it comes to new consumer technology for social good?
  3. How can we ensure that developments in this space are scalable for use in these unique economic, social, financial and political environments?


Kyra Cyphers Kwittken