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FAQ

To join the conference, simply register from our website. Once you have registered, we will share detailed instructions for accessing the sessions via email.

The conference is open to a wide range of stakeholder groups (both global and local) including development practitioners, economists, researchers, policy analysts, and social innovators. The list also includes behavioral designers, human-centered designers, interaction designers, business designers and communications specialists etc. We will maintain diversity in each session in terms of gender, expertise, geographical representation etc.

As it is a global conference, the language for all communication will be English.

Based on the availability of slots, the registration portal will tentatively be open till May 17, 2022. However, if all the participant slots are fulfilled, the registration portal may be closed prior to the mentioned date. Hence, it is requested to register as early as possible.

No, the conference is free of charge.

Once you complete the registration, we will send you an email detailing the next steps. The login instructions will be mailed to each registered participant ahead of the conference.

We would have a collection of short panels/plenary sessions, sector or tool-focused workshops, case/problem-solving sessions. Apart from these, we would also have slots for informal energizers which would be more focused on driving interaction between participants.

Details depend on the session design. The live commenting section will be individually open for the sessions for live interaction.

We will have informal energizer sessions where participants will have the option to engage in discussions and share their opinions with other participants. Besides this, the conference will have a permanent networking hub where participants will have the option to directly converse with other participants via text messages. Additionally, to make the conference interactive and engaging, each session will have a live comment section.

You do not need to download any software to join the conference. The virtual sessions will take place on HopIn which can be accessed using your PC browser.

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You can email us at frugalinnovation@brac.net. For urgencies, you can also reach out to anyone of the following:

Khondokar Anwar Shadat

Email: khondokar.shadat@brac.net 

Whatsapp: +88 01687 733506

Durdana Mahfuz 

Email: durdana.m@brac.net

Whatsapp: +88 01743 343490