IEEE Smart Village (ISV) is an IEEE program that supports the world’s energy-impoverished communities by providing a comprehensive solution combining renewable energy, community-based education, and entrepreneurial opportunities. ISV provides seed-funding to carefully selected community entrepreneurs based upon a credible business plan that will impact significant number of people with electricity, education and small enterprise development. See https://smartvillage.ieee.org/
There will be an introductory session on ISV on Sunday, October 20 from 8:30am-noon.
How to get engaged with IEEE Smart Village (ISV) as a volunteer, ambassador or entrepreneur
Moderator: Robin Podmore, Co-Founder IEEE Smart Village
Members of the IEEE Smart Village Steering committee will provide guidance on:
(1) How to volunteer on one of the ISV Committees: Technology, Education, Fund Development, Marketing, Operations
(2) The role of ISV Ambassadors and the application process
(3) How to write a proposal and receive funding as an ISV Entrepreneur
The format will be a workshop with some presentations.