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Think Globally Learn Locally Part 1: Tech Leapfrogging Across the World: What Should we Learn from the Developing World, and How They Adopt New Technologies?

Think Globally Learn Locally Part 1: Tech Leapfrogging Across the World: What Should we Learn from the Developing World, and How They Adopt New Technologies?

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:30am to 10:50am
Center Stage

Technology has gone through evolved states in countries like the United States. To support the developing world, it’s not the steps that are important, it’s the technology. Technology leapfrogging can and is happening enabling reliable access to energy, connectivity, education, agriculture, healthcare, and more. What are success highlights, what are the barriers to success (i.e. population growth, roads, water, freedom from violent conflict) and sustainability (how do developing countries build upon the technology to continue progressing?)