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How can we create more effective activism? <b>TOGETHER i</b>s a<a href="https://copresence4good.eventbrite.com/" target="_blank"> 'co-presence for good' camp</a> at the Institute for the Future in Palo Alto on 9/28 bringing together human rights workers, futures thinkers, journalists, activists, techies, researchers and storytellers to look how to design, hack, plan <a href="http://www.iftf.org/future-now/article-detail/next-gen-witnessing-how-can-we-enhance-human-rights-activism-using-co-presence-for-good/" target="_blank">immersive experience and co-presence approaches for next-generation human rights witnessing</a>.</div>



<div><br></div></div><div style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><div style="font-size:13.333333969116211px"><span style="line-height:17px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">At <b>TOGETHER</b></span><b style="vertical-align:baseline;line-height:17px;margin:0px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;border:0px;padding:0px">: A #CoPresence4Good Camp</b><span style="line-height:17px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"> we’ll look at how to harness the potential of experiential, real-time, synchronous witnessing, learning, and engagement for human rights activism, news reporting and general social goodness. How does the power to ‘walk in someone’s shoes’, to see through others’ eyes, and to be part of live, interactive immersive witnessing drive concrete productive actions, engagement and understanding across borders and timezones? How can the</span> empathetic connection of real-time immersive experience be combined with task-routing and workflow approaches to involve people in other locations in ways that fully optimize the use of their skills and leverage? Together <span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:17px;font-size:13.333333969116211px">we’ll conceptualize, share and hack provocative tech prototypes and tactical and design hacks.</span></div>



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<div style="font-size:small;font-family:arial">More details here: <a href="http://www.iftf.org/what-we-do/events/together-a-copresence4good-camp/" target="_blank">http://www.iftf.org/what-we-do/events/<span style="background-color:rgb(255,255,204);color:rgb(34,34,34)">together</span>-a-copresence4good-camp/</a></div>



</div></div></div></div><div><br></div><div dir="ltr"><a href="http://www.linkedin.com/in/samgregory/" target="_blank">Sam Gregory</a><div><a href="http://www.iftf.org/what-we-do/who-we-are/fellows/sam-gregory/" target="_blank">'Future for Good' Fellow</a>, the Institute for the Future (summer 2013)</div>



<div>Program Director, <a href="http://www.witness.org/" target="_blank">WITNESS</a> (<a href="mailto:sam@witness.org" target="_blank">sam@witness.org</a>)</div><div>Adjunct Lecturer, Public Policy, <a href="http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/sam-gregory" target="_blank">Harvard Kennedy School</a></div>



<a href="http://twitter.com/samgregory" target="_blank">@samgregory</a><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><div><div><br></div></div></div></div>
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