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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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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India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi

As the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Argentina ​draws near, it is important to create awareness among broad constituencies in India about the issues on the table, especially the challenges facing developing countries. We need to jointly learn about the linkages between these…

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Mussoorie

The National Gender Centre (NGC), Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie, in partnership with UN Women had undertaken a project to strengthen institutional capacities on Gender Responsive Governance (GRG). The project is aimed to strengthen capacities of national and sub national…

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Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru
Karnataka, India
Borders is an initiative of Women’s Education Project - India (WEP-India) to foster partnering and exchange of strategies, programs, and resources among NGOs, social enterprises, CSRs, foundations and individuals committed to advancing the lives of girls and women.   Anita Gurumurthy from IT for Change will be a panelist in the discussion on ‘Is…
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Green Templeton College, Oxford, UK

Anita Gurumurthy attended the DIODE Network’s workshop at the Green Templeton College, Oxford, UK, between 9-10 October 2017. At the workshop, she made a presentation on data in digital trade debates, using the RCEP negotiations as an exemplar.

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Kathmandu, Nepal.

Yogesh K S attended the State of the Map(SOTM) Asia conference held in September 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal. At the conference, he gave a lightning talk about different methodologies of adding local language map data on the OpenStreetMap platform. Listen to the talk here and get the slides here.

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India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Amrita Vasudevan  spoke at a panel at the Digital Citizen Summit, 2017 on 22nd September 2017. The panel  reflected on “Regulating search engines: Competition, free speech and human rights”.

IIT Bombay

Parminder Jeet Singh was invited by the Centre for Policy Studies, IIT Bombay to deliver a talk on 'Digital Data - The New Raw Material in the Globalising Economy' as part of the Development Discourse Series. In the talk, Parminder unpacks data collection, use, and regulation from a political economy perspective; and also delves into the…

Hosted by GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY KNOWLEDGE PLATFORM

IT for Change presented key findings from the Voice or Chatter research project on July 5, 2017 at a webinar organised by Global Partnership for Social Accountability Knowledge Platform. A session recording is available here.

Majlis Legal Centre

The annual conference of the Majlis Legal Centre - Negotiating Spaces - chose to analyse the various facets, impacts and internal contradictions of on-line spaces, through a gender lens. Anita made a presentation on ‘What's happening today to women's rights and citizenship?’, focusing on the network- data complex and its…

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Kerala, India

Anita Gurumurthy was a speaker at Workshop on Unpacking Participatory Democracy: From Theory to Practice and From Practice to Theory organised by ISID, McGill University, IMG and TISS. She presented in the  Breakaway Session 4B: Digital Technology/Demystifying Technology. 

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IT for Change, Bangalore

A pre-consultation meeting was organised in Bangalore in January 2017 to review our discussion paper, 'Technology-mediated Violence against Women in India: How can we strengthen existing legal-institutional response mechanisms?'. A group of feminist scholars and practitioners came together at this meeting to debate the questions raised by this…

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IT for Change, Bangalore

IT for Change, supported by Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the World Wide Web Foundation (WWW), organised a workshop on ‘What are people’s rights in the Digital World? - Moving towards a digital social contract’ (4th-5th December, Bengaluru). The aim of this workshop was to bring together experts and thought leaders around…