Events

As an organisation located at the unique intersection of development justice and digital rights, IT for Change convenes forums that serve various purposes – promoting dialogue, exchanging knowledge, building research community, providing training, educating the wider community and sharpening advocacy frameworks.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Geneva

UNCTAD are organizing a brainstorming meeting for UNCTAD Information Economy Report 2019, which is to focus on "Capturing Value in the Digital Economy in Developing Countries".

The meeting will take place in Geneva, on Thursday, 31 May, and Friday, 1 June 2018. Parminder Jeet Singh from IT for Change will participate in the session. …

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Marrakesh, The Kingdom of Morocco

The 2018 United Nations Public Service Forum will take place in Marrakesh, in the Kingdom of Morocco from 21-23 June 2018, with the theme of “Transforming governance to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”.

Anita Gurumurthy will speak on 'ICT and Inequality – What sustainable strategies to close the Digital Divide
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PAST EVENTS

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New Delhi

The Global Development Network is organising its 18th Global Development Conference, titled 'Science, Technology and Innovation for Development,' in New Delhi, between 22-23 March, 2018. The conference is intended to be a forum where global actors from governments, research, private sector and civil society can share…

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United Nations Headquarters, New York

We participated in the sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women  (March 2018). The themes of CSW 62 were as follows:

Priority theme: Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls;

Review theme: Participation in and access of women to the media, and…
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South Centre

Parminder Jeet Singh from IT for Change will be a keynote speaker at this meeting.  The key questions that Parminder will respond to at this session will include:

As a global community, we need to decide on how data flows should be handled. Some have called data the ‘new oil’. Should it be given away freely? What are the different…
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Geneva

The second session of the Multi-year Expert Meeting on Enhancing the Enabling Economic Environment at All Levels in Support of Inclusive and Sustainable Development, and the Promotion of Economic Integration and Cooperation, is invited to discuss how the diffusion of digital technologies shifts the…

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Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bengaluru

Karnataka Election Watch (KEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) are organising the 14th Annual National Conference on Electoral and Political Reforms on 10 March 2018. Anita Gurumurthy from IT for Change is a panelist at the session on 'Information & Communication Technology for Better Governance.'

 

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Ramanujan college, University of Delhi

The Teaching Learning Centre of Ramanujan College organized a seven day Faculty Development Programme on “Skill based Teacher’s Training in ICT, IPR and Research” to enhance the skill set of the teaching fraternity from 5 March 2018 to 11 March 2018. IT for Change  conducted sessions on 9 and 10 March on ICT integration in education.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka

Parminder Jeet Singh from IT for Change will be participating in the workshop - 'Digital Trade and Industrialization: Perspectives from the South' organised by Department of Commerce (Government of Sri Lanka) and UNCTAD in partnership with Sri Lanka Export Credit and Insurance Corporation and Centre for WTO Studies.…

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Bengaluru

Rashtreeya Sikshana Samithi Trust,  Sivananda Sarma Memorial Rv College, Jayanagar Bangalore, Bangalore University and Centre For Educational And Social Studies (Cess) are organising a one day seminar on Quality Assurance In Higher Education.

Gurumurthy Kasinathan from IT for Change will be a discussant in the Session 3: Technology for…

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IIT Bombay

The Gender Policy Study Unit of the Centre for Policy Studies, together with H&SS Department is organising a half day workshop on 8th March, the International Women’s day in the afternoon; 3.00 to 6.00 pm, at Room 31 VMCC as part of its Policy Discourse series.The theme of the workshop is “Policy making: Gender…

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Centre for Policy Studies, IIT Bombay

Anita Gurumurthy was invited to deliver a lecture at the Women and Work dialogue convened by Centre for Policy Studies, IIT Bombay, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018.

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91 Springboard, 7th Block Koramangla

A two hour curated mixer to be held in three cities: Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore. MASH Project has collaborated with India Fellow to bring awareness about the India Fellow Program to graduates and graduating students. This mixer aims at introducing potential fellows to career opportunities in the field of social entrepreneurship. Speakers…

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TISS Mumbai Campus

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences is organising a 'Collaborative Knowledge Building: Interrogating Processes and Patterns' workshop to be held at the Mumbai campus from 26th-27th February. The workshop will hold 16 paper presentations under the following sub-themes: 

Interrogating the Collective Knowledge Building Process Diverse Voices…