With the emergence of the Internet of Things, mobile, and social networks, a true revolution has taken place in human communication over the past decade that presents colossal challenges and opportunities to governments, institutions, businesses and individuals around the world.
Central to the ability to overcome these challenges and tapping its immense potential is to gain insights on its workings. Knowledge is power. Acquiring these essential skills can be a truly transformative and empowering experience for individuals and organizations.
Amandla is a Zulu and Xhosa word meaning “power”. The word was a popular rallying cry in the days of South Africa’s struggle against apartheid. The leader of a group would call out “Amandla!” and the crowd would “Ngawethu!” (to us). In essence, it is a universal emblem of the principle of“power to the people!”
Amandla Forum is a hands-on training and knowledge-sharing forum that provides participants with a unique opportunity to learn the latest trends and gain practical experience in state-of-the-art communication including citizen engagement campaigns, building global brand tribes, online marketing strategies, social networking, harnessing blockchain technologies and viral outreach.
Amandla Forum 2019 will be held in Cambridge, United Kingdom and will feature leading global thinkers in the field of online and mobile communication. The Forum will attract business and government leaders, as well as international organizations and NGOs and will galvanize interest in the remarkable development of the city as a global hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, with emphasis on sharing lessons and connecting North/South communities for sustainable development
In addition to thought-provoking plenary sessions and keynote speeches, participants get hands-on professional training by leading thinkers and can select three of the following workshops over two days: