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This is your chance to tell the i20 event attendees what’s really important to you and where you think they should focus their energy. Help set the agenda for this milestone large-scale innovation forum. Formulate a question which will help them probe innovation and global challenges.

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The most critical global challenge common to established and emerging economies of the world is to identify and develop the correct economy-drivers, in current times of high uncertainties! "Intelligence formation" - rate at which a country produces p

The most critical global challenge common to established and emerging economies of the world is to identify and develop the correct economy-drivers, in current times of high uncertainties! "Intelligence formation" - rate at which a country produces p

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The last decade or so has seen massive innovation in online, or distance, community building. Facebook. MySpace. Foursquare. But what about creating meaningful physical communities? Are these online social media tools just a way to remind us how much

The last decade or so has seen massive innovation in online, or distance, community building. Facebook. MySpace. Foursquare. But what about creating meaningful physical communities? Are these online social media tools just a way to remind us how much

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In the last 30 years, the average annual salary in the United States rose roughly 10 percent while CEO compensation grew from 39 times the pay of an average worker to 1,000 times the pay of an ordinary worker.  We think we have progressed since the b

In the last 30 years, the average annual salary in the United States rose roughly 10 percent while CEO compensation grew from 39 times the pay of an average worker to 1,000 times the pay of an ordinary worker. We think we have progressed since the b

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Roughly 1 million plastic bags are used globally every minute.  Which adds up to between 500 billion and 1 trillion plastic bags used and thrown away worldwide every year.  The U.S. alone throws away 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour.  Plastic m

Roughly 1 million plastic bags are used globally every minute. Which adds up to between 500 billion and 1 trillion plastic bags used and thrown away worldwide every year. The U.S. alone throws away 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour. Plastic m

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There is a severe lack of design and innovation education throughout many schooling systems throughout the world. How can we encourage education systems to provide more opportunities for students to learn about the power of innovation and design?

There is a severe lack of design and innovation education throughout many schooling systems throughout the world. How can we encourage education systems to provide more opportunities for students to learn about the power of innovation and design?

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Clay Shirky spoke about "Cognitive Surplus" - that people were finally employing their spare time to cogitate and act in ways that was worthwhile. There have always been a lot of people providing money to causes, but not as many providing time and ef

Clay Shirky spoke about "Cognitive Surplus" - that people were finally employing their spare time to cogitate and act in ways that was worthwhile. There have always been a lot of people providing money to causes, but not as many providing time and ef

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Governments in developing countries are often seen as corrupt, inefficient and difficult to work with. But clearly there is great potential in harnessing the human capacity and systems inherent therein.      ---Innovation + Capacity Building = Better

Governments in developing countries are often seen as corrupt, inefficient and difficult to work with. But clearly there is great potential in harnessing the human capacity and systems inherent therein. ---Innovation + Capacity Building = Better

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