Colabria® and the Uplift Academy Announce the European Uplift Academy Workshop

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Colabria® and the Uplift Academy announce the European Uplift Academy Workshop in Paris, France, April 27-28, 2006 – “How Can 6 Billion People Use the Internet to Help Each Other to Help Themselves?”

Colabria®, the leading worldwide action/research network of the knowledge economy and Uplift Academy, a Transformational Network, announce the European Uplift Academy Workshop, in Paris, France, April 27-28, 2006.

The Internet and World Wide Web have made stunning changes in society, education, business and in the G8 economies in just the last 10 years. How will this spectacular network transformation impact newly developing economies?

A broad cooperative partnership will be launched at the European Uplift Academy Workshop to lead breakthrough network advancements for developing countries. All are welcome. Registration is open.

Networks are redefining capitalization and microfinance capabilities worldwide. What is the global roadmap, the architecture of our network-centric future?

The Paris Uplift Workshop will examine networked nanofinance -- savings-led microfinance for the developing world. Nanofinance is a massively scalable, low cost model for widespread capitalization in developing countries.

The Uplift Academy fundamentally expands and redefines the scope and importance of networks and network finance in developing countries.

This Uplift Workshop is for leaders, directors, practitioners, stakeholders, vendors, philanthropists and benefactors wishing to use networks to achieve fundamental economic advancements in the developing world.

Participants and leaders include:

David Ellerman, author of “Helping People Help Themselves,” (University of Michigan Press);

Thomas Dichter, author of “Despite Good Intentions,” (University of Massachusetts Press);

Marcia Odell, founder of WORTH -- women’s literacy and savings-led microfinance;

Valdis Krebs, president of Orgnet and global expert in social network analysis;

Tom Munnecke, founder of the Uplift Academy – A Transformational Network;

John Maloney, founder of Colabria and the global Cluster Action/Research Network.

Pricing and Availability:

Registration for the European Uplift Academy Workshop Paris, France, April 27-28, 2006 is open and available now. All are welcome. Secure, registration in advance is required.

This workshop is sponsored by action/research participants only. The workshop tuition, including the full, two-day event, meals, refreshments, materials, shared workspace and registration is $299.00 before April 7, $399.00 after.

At this low cost, there are no press passes, student discounts or other mark-downs. Secure online registration in advance required. All are welcome. Visit:


Tom Munnecke

Uplift Academy,
Stanford University, Digital Vision Program,
Cordura Hall, 210 Panama Street

Stanford, CA 94305-4115

Tel: (858)756-4218

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