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PopTech 2011
  • Published
    October 25, 2011

    Pocket technologies lead to shifts in power

    The redistribution of power is being facilitated by new technologies and new uses for old systems. That was an ongoing theme of the 15th annual PopTech conference in Camden, Oct. 19 through 22. As in the past, the 2011 conference brought presenters from all parts of the globe. This year, there was an emphasis on revolutionary events and ideas in Tunisia, Egypt, India, Saudi Arabia, and other countries where ...

  • Published
    October 20, 2011

    PopTech opens with view to changing world

    While people in the U.S. grapple with ways in which to maintain a fairly comfortable lifestyle which sustains the resources upon which those comforts depend, those in what photographer and activist Shahidul Alam, of Bangladesh, calls "the majority world" are seeking the American Dream. That was the context of the opening session of the 2011 PopTech conference, which is operating under the theme of The World ...

  • Published
    October 19, 2011

    Iceland’s President Grimmson to speak at PopTech

    Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, the fifth president of the Republic of Iceland, will speak in Camden on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 20. The presentation is part of PopTech, the annual conference that is described at as an "eclectic mix of thought leaders and visionaries." Grimsson has served as his country's president since 1996, running unopposed in 2000 and 2008. An outspoken advocate for renewable energy ...

  • Published
    October 5, 2011

    Pop Tech: growing connections in a shrinking world

    The streets of Camden often host visitors from around the world. What distinguishes those who arrive on the third week of October, each year, is their interest in bringing projects, ideas and events from their lives and work together at the annual Pop Tech conference. Speaking in her office on Elm Street, Pop Tech President Leetha Filderman said Oct. 3 that what has changed since Pop Tech began its thought ...

  • Published
    March 8, 2011

    PopTech announces 2011 theme

    PopTech, the annual conference that is described at the website at as an "eclectic mix of thought leaders and visionaries," has announced the theme for the 15th annual gathering. PopTech 2011, The World Rebalancing, will take place Oct. 19 through 22 in and around the Camden Opera House. "A celebration for the intellectually engaged, PopTech is a chance to meet the people who are inventing our ...

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