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Istanbul Innovation Days 2018

Imece network attended Istanbul Innovation Days (IID) hosted by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the three-day event kicked off 27th of November and under the theme of Next Generation Governments.

The experts were discussing several topics such as policy making, technology and governance, technology’s effects on the economy, future challenges and innovation experiments.

The organization hosted over 250 people including strategic funders, governments, start-ups, thinkers, civil society, and international organizations.

Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, UNDP’s assistant administrator, said: “Today, science and technology increasingly affecting more with governance and politics.” Our volunteer Oguzhan Demir asked a question related to this topic to Alexandre Polvora who works on European Commission and a researcher. The question was “Can the policy change catch the speed of technology change.” He answered as “The policy change will always try to catch the technology change till we automated them”.

Imece Network have gained new contacts from Europe to local organizations. We are glad to be hosted by UNDP and our cooperation will continue thorough internationally.

Follow us and Imece network will keep growing together with all this organizations.

You can watch the sessions here.