Unicef, the world’s leading children’s organisation, with support from Entrepreneurial Scotland and Informatic Ventures, is hosting ‘Innovation for Every Child: Scotland Reimagines the Future’ on 29th February in Edinburgh.

Sharad Sapra, Global Director of Unicef Innovation, and Chris van der Kuyl, Chairman of Entrepreneurial Scotland and Chair of The Informatics Ventures Advisory Board, will lead a discussion around how the Scottish technology sector can play a leading role in developing innovative solutions for children around the world.

Unicef believes that some of the most impactful and innovative solutions emerge when people from different disciplines and perspectives meet to talk. This is why we are bringing together entrepreneurs, experts and corporate leaders from the growing technology, business and innovation sectors in Scotland to discuss the major issues confronting children and start a conversation that can spark future solutions and collaborations.

The event will be based around a panel discussion with a range of experts from within the sector and attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session on how innovation can help build a future for every child. 

DETAILS

Monday, February 29, 2.30 - 4pm

Location: Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB

To attend the event please register at http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/innovation-for-every-child-scotland-re-imagines-the-future-tickets-20862951650

ENDS

For more information please contact Lilly Carlisle lillyc@unicef.org.uk, 0207 375 6212

About Unicef

Unicef is the world’s leading organisation for children, promoting the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere. 

Unicef UK raises funds to protect children in danger, transform their lives and build a safer world for tomorrow’s children.  As a registered charity we raise funds through donations from individuals, organisations and companies and we lobby and campaign to keep children safe. Unicef UK also runs programmes in schools, hospitals and with local authorities in the UK. For more information please visit www.unicef.org.uk

Unicef Innovation is an interdisciplinary team of individuals around the world tasked with identifying, prototyping, and scaling technologies and practices that strengthen Unicef’s work. We build and scale innovations that improve children’s lives around the world. For more information about Unicef’s work in innovation, visit: http://www.unicef.org/innovation