Join Us for TechSoup Global Summit Panel: Wednesday April 29, 9:30 – 12 PM SLT

Donor Day at TechSoup Global Partner Summit

9:30 – 12 p.m. (PDT) Wednesday April 29

The Donor Day Program

The overarching theme for the day is a “modest” one: Building the technology infrastructure for social
change: An end-to-end perspective.

The agenda:

9:30a – 10:45a Pacific (16:30 – 17:45 UTC) Opening Plenary Panel: Core Issues, Hurdles and Opportunities
Panelists: David Barnard, Rufina Fernandes, Doug Jacquier, John Fung and, moderator, Daniel Ben- Horin

We will ask four of the most experienced nonprofit capacity builders in the world to paint a nuanced and candid picture of the issues impacting the deployment of technology for social change in diverse areas of the globe.

11:00a – 12:15p Pacific (18:00 – 19:15 UTC) Opening Plenary (continued): Response through Three Expert Lenses
Panelists: Clara Miller, Joaquin Alvarado, Rebecca Masisak and, moderator, Daniel Ben-Horin

We will ask Clara, Joaquin and Rebecca to reflect on the morning’s discussion through the prisms of • the Social Capital Marketplace, • the Next Generation of Internet technology and • the Experience and Plans of the TechSoup Global Network.

See here for for further details on the event and panelists

This gathering is being held as a part of a 3-day Summit that is bringing our 50 global partners together.

How You Can Participate:

See and hear the panel live
To view the panel live, you will need Apple QuickTime installed on your computer. If you do not already have QuickTime, you can download it for free.

Once you are ready to view video and audio of the live panels, go to the Nonprofit Commons website where a live link for the panel will be available.

All you need to do is click on the link and you will be able to see and hear the proceedings.
Here is how you can make comments and ask questions that will be relayed to the panel moderator.

Submit comments/questions to the panel by email:

Send an email with “TSG Summit Panel Question” in the subject and your question, your name and your organization in the body of the message to

Chat live with other viewers and submit comments/questions:

If you have difficulty sending email or wish to expand your options, you may join a web chat of other people watching the panel live. No registration is required.

When asking a question for the panel, we ask you start your question with a “?” question mark so we can see it easily.

View the panel and submit comments/questions in a 3D virtual world:

We will be live streaming the event on Second Life, so you can view and submit comments/questions there.

You can teleport directly to the event with video and discussion. Push play on the bottom of the screen to start video.

Please direct your comments/questions via text chat or IM to Penguin Kuhn, and include your name and organization.

Written by: Beth J. Bates