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NetSquared camp: Downunder LIVE

Excited for Thursday night's meetup the Net2 Google Hangout experiment. The hangout will be streaming live at 7:30 but come along around 7 for nibbles, tea and coffee. Our Auckland speaker, Will Watterson, will kick us off around 7:15 for a short presentation before our Hangout with Adelaide, Melbourne and Wellington.

Keen to see you all there. Bring colleagues, friends and partners :)

In November, NetSquared groups in Adelaide, Melbourne, Auckland and Wellington will be teaming up for the first “NetSquared Camp: Downunder.”

NetSquared Camp: Downunder will be a live event with a difference. Each city will host a presenter who will be live-streamed online with Google Hangouts with audiences in all four cities tuning in.

What is a NetSquared Camp?

NetSquared Camps are designed to bring people together to collaborate on projects. Our project? A regional meetup using online streaming and tools we have on hand. Not only will it be a good test to see if our tech manages, but it will be a great way to meet people from meetups in other cities.

Join us in Auckland

Join us in person at to hear from our own local speaker and from the speakers in the other cities. Nibbles and tea will be provided.

This is going to be a unique NetSquared event and will showcase some of the great stuff happening in Australia and New Zealand.

Join us online

Stay tuned, we'll be sharing more info on how you can see what's happening during the event.

About the speakers

Hosted by Tom Dawkins of StartSomeGood, NetSquared Camp: Downunder will feature four speakers from different cities to talk about what they're doing.

Adelaide: Evan, Our World Today

Our World Today is a news organisation aiming to redefine what the world sees as news media. They aim to generate meaningful topics for discussion and reflect a news agenda that inspires our readers and members to positively change the world around them.

Auckland: Will Watterson, Global Poverty Project

The Global Poverty Project an organisation that aims to increase the number and effectiveness of people taking action on extreme poverty.

Melbourne: Will, Clarity Engine

Clarity Engine is a new online giving platform to help charities market themselves to younger audiences, provide a simple way to transfer money to charities and also connect with other users.

Wellington: Jon, Loomio

Loomio is an online tool for collaborative decision-making, enabling all people to have a say in decisions that affect them in all aspects of life – in their community, their workplace, and the world.

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  • David

    Great company and like mined minds for the topic

    December 3, 2012

  • Selvakumar S.

    In the field level, it helps us to measure the impact of our efforts and create transparency too. Technology helps to net working and this net works give bargaining power for vulnerable community.
    In the resource mobilization (Fundraising) level, technology assists to net working between the stakeholders and like minds. It definitely accumulates resourse for poor community for their development.
    I really appreciate the new initiative of the meet up and contribute to prepare our migrant’s next generation to involve the poverty alleviation programmes in their country of their origin.
    My interest is how the Post conflict poverty alleviation initiatives addressing through Psycho social needs of the conflict region.

    December 2, 2012

  • Selvakumar S.

    It was great time and met different stakeholders and their programmes in the meantime how technology can create new space.
    I had experience work in poverty alleviation programmes in a third world country in field level. In the field, we need to mobilize the community and provide resources and create space to take own initiatives to move forward from poverty trap. Causes of the poverty are multi dimensional.
    When we consider poverty alleviation, We need to work in two platform. One is target group (beneficiaries- Poorest of the poor) and another one is support system. We need to mobilize the support system to work genuinely for poorest of the poor.
    In the first world countries (developed countries) resource mobilization is a main activity for poverty alleviation.
    In our first meet up, we were able to learn how technology can impact in poverty alleviation in these two levels.

    December 2, 2012

  • Melanie K.

    Great time to listen to the speakers from different region. Nice to see you all. What they are doing for others... Looking forward to next meeting..

    1 · November 30, 2012

    • Ben T.

      Thanks for tuning in, Melanie!

      November 30, 2012

  • Daniel T.

    Hi there,

    Thanks for all your encouragement last night, I had a great time & felt totally inspired by the speakers and the potential for generating great ideas out there!

    November 30, 2012

  • Caleb T.

    Hi - are there any details about the online version we can tune in to? Would love to be there in person, but unfortunately can't make it.

    November 29, 2012

    • Ben T.

      Hey Caleb, Connecting Up will be hosting the event. It will be live from around 6:45pm http://www.connecting...­

      2 · November 29, 2012

    • Caleb T.

      Cheers - thanks for that. Looking forward to tuning in.

      1 · November 29, 2012

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