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

HCI 2018
Bangalore International Exhibition Center

Anita Gurumurthy is delivering a valedictory keynote at India HCI Conference 2018 on "Seeing beyond the screen - reflections on crafting technology for the art of change". The conference is organised by Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology.

 

Kerala Education Conference
Kozhikode

Gurumurthy Kasinathan from IT for Change is speaking at Kerala Education Conference on "Education in the age of Technology".

This education festival is conducted by Kerala School Teachers Association (KSTA) – the progressive and largest teachers association of Kerala to discuss the political, social, cultural and academic aspects and…

PAST EVENTS

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Palais des Nations, Geneva

UNCTAD's E-Commerce Week, now in its fourth edition, is today the leading forum for Ministers, senior government officials, CEOs and other business representatives, international organizations, development banks, academics and civil society to discuss the development opportunities and challenges associated with the evolving digital economy.…

Development Dimensions of Digital Platforms
Geneva, Switzerland

Between 16-20 April 2018, UNCTAD organised the 2018 edition of the e-commerce week. This year's theme was “Development Dimensions of Digital Platforms'. Anita Gurumurthy was invited to be a speaker at the session on ‘E-commerce, digital industrialization, and micro, small and medium enterprises'.

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Ramanujan college, University of Delhi

The Teaching Learning Centre of Ramanujan College organized one month Induction Training Programme for young college and university teachers from 9th April-5th May, 2018.  ITfC will conduct sessions on 16th April on "ICT: effective use of technology for teaching, learning and evaluation".

Workshop objectives Learning how to use ICT to…
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University of Sydney, Australia

This workshop on Digital Rights in Asia is being organised as part of a Sydney Research Excellence Initiative (SREI)-funded project on Digital Rights in Australia and Asia.  It will include 20-30 participants, drawn from universities, policy agencies, NGOs, and industry, to explore, identify and discuss the key issues…

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University of Manchester, UK

The DIODE network will be holding a two-day workshop in Manchester, UK on 11-12 April 2018. It will consist of:

A workshop of presentations on “Development Implications of Digital Economies: Findings and Next Steps” An action workshop finalising research priorities on digital economies in developing countries An action workshop developing…
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Vijaya Teacher's College, Bangalore

ITfC designed and conducted a workshop for Trained Graduate Teachers at Vijaya Teacher's college from 2nd to 4th April 2018.

In the workshop, the teachers learnt to use different different digital methods for supporting self-learning, peer learning and collaborative learning. They also practised the integration of ICT for resource…

Workshop for teacher educators of Collegef Teacher Education, Bengaluru
Vijaya Teachers College, Jayanagar, Bengaluru

ITfC designed and conducted the second workshop for Bengaluru Teacher Education Colleges faculty (B.Ed. program) from 24 - 28.

In the workshop, teacher educators from six colleges of teacher education in Bengaluru, learnt to use the Learning Management System Moodle as students and as faculty. They learnt to use the spreadsheet…

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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.'