• HumaniTV Team to Help Lead SxSW Eco Discussion on NGO Toolkit – October 3, 2012 10:00AM – 4:00PM

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    HumaniTV Team to Help Lead SXSW Eco Discussion on NGO Toolkit – October 3, 2012 10:00AM – 4:00PM

    AUSTIN, TEXAS – September 28, 2012 : HumaniTV, an Internet media and services firm committed to promoting sustainability through the eyes of humanitarians and those they serve, today announced they will help lead discussions for an NGO Toolkit working group, to be held October 3, 2012 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the SWSW Eco Conference.

    “Utilizing technology to it’s potential to save lives and impact communities is integral to who we are, what we do and why,” states Matt Tankersley, HumaniTV CEO.  “We have invested much time and thought on this topic.  Our team is most excited for the opportunity to broaden the effort to deliver the world a sustainable standardized platform to elevate global response and effectiveness during times of crisis and need.”

    SXSW Eco, in its second year, is bringing together a stellar lineup of keynote speakers, panels, panelists, workshops, multimedia presentations and competitions with the goal of challenging registrants to create a better future. The three day event offers a diversity of top-level programming with over 100 sessions covering Food & Agriculture, Cleantech, Conservation & Restoration, Design, Culture, Energy, Economics, and Digital Media. SXSW Eco takes place Wednesday, October 3 – Friday, October 5, 2012 at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, Texas.

    The SXSW Eco NGO Toolkit is a new project that will bring together a diverse working group of engineers, software programmers, monitoring and evaluation specialists, donors and other stakeholders to design and build usable tools for NGO field practitioners. The goal of this year’s SXSW Eco NGO Toolkit will be a Crisis Response App with the intent of providing a diversity of organizations the ability to respond to a crisis in a cooperative and collaborative manner.

    HumaniTV Team members helping lead the NGO Toolkit discussion include, Matt Tankersley (CEO and Co-founder), Jay Stanka (Co-Founder), and Ambassador Lewis Lucke (President of HumaniTV Build).  Ambassador Lucke, will serve as NGO Toolkit discussion Project Moderator.  Lucke was Ambassador to the Kingdom of Swaziland under George W. Bush.  Ambassador Lucke also served for 27 years with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), during which time he was the first USAID mission director for Iraq as well as “US Response Coordinator” for the Haitian Earthquake, directing a relief fund of $1 billion for recovery efforts.

    About SXSW

    South by Southwest (SXSW) is world renowned for cutting edge music, interactive, and film conferences and festivals, for SXSW Eco it employs this experience in creating dynamic forums for innovation and collaboration to likewise serve the sustainability community. SXSW Eco is sponsored by Sierra Club, The Austin Chronicle and Staxxon. Media partners include Guardian Sustainable Business. For more information on SXSW Eco, please go to sxsweco.com, or contact Elizabeth Derczo at [email protected] or 512/467-7979 x 209.

    About HumaniTV

    HumaniTV, headquartered in Austin, Texas, promotes sustainability through the eyes of humanitarians and those they serve.  HumaniTV delivers the first and only deep, rich, and wide platform detailing the global perspective of man’s plight to aid his fellow man.   The revolutionary HumaniTV Social TV platform, was created to assist the Humanitarian Ambassadors Foundation with their mission to “Connect, Train, Equip, & Deploy” individuals and institutions to save lives and impact communities as never before.  HumaniTV challenges everyone, everywhere to Join Together, in the Journey from Awareness to Action!

    HumaniTV is a privately held, veteran owned company. For more information, visit www.humani.tv or call (512) 600-0880.

    Media Contact:
    Matt Tankersley
    (512) 573-2856
    [email protected]


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