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August 8, 2014

Americas: Whole Earth Calculator Gets Nod from the White House

One of the many things I love about going to events like this week's Meeting Professionals International World Education Congress is running into people I like and admire, and hearing some of what they've been up to. Sometimes, what they have to say really surprises me. In the best possible way, of course!

Take a quick between-sessions chat I had with tech expert Jim Spellos of Meeting U fame (who also gave an awesome session on how to manage the tsunami of information that we're all getting swept away by these days, but I'll save that for another time). He mentioned that the Whole Earth Calculator, something Meeting U developed with EventMobi for “hunger think tank” Rock and Wrap it Up, recently was promoted by none other than the White House as one of the private-sector collaborations that are joining the Obama Administration's efforts to "combat climate change and support food resilience through data-driven innovation."

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