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.

PAST EVENTS

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Education University of Hong Kong

Achieving significant impact in moving towards fulfilling SDG4 requires significant effort, resources and international collaboration. IDRC together with the Foundation for Information Technology Education and Development (FIT-ED) and The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) will host an international meeting…

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Songdo Convensia Convention Center, Incheon, Republic of Korea

Against this backdrop, DPADM/DESA, through its Project Office on Governance (UNPOG), in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Korea, will organize a Symposium from 5 to 8 December 2017 on “Building Effective, Accountable and Inclusive Institutions and Public Administration for Advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development…

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TISS Mumbai Campus

IT for Change, Bengaluru, and Advanced Centre for Women’s Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, are organising a National Dialogue on Gender-based Cyber Violence, with support from the Women's Rights Online programme of the Web Foundation.

The issue calls for urgent dialogue and deliberation. Reports about technology-…

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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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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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”.

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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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Geneva

The twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 18 to 21 December 2017, on the theme, Shape Your Digital Future!

Join us at the following sessions -

1. Empowering global cooperation on cybersecurity for sustainable development & peace

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National Conference on ICT in School Education - Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Ajmer, November 28-30, 2017
Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

The conference provided an opportunity for exchanges of national and international initiatives and experience on ICT in school education, spreading information, and making suitable recommendations for policy planners, academic and administrative staff. The conference focused on a) Exploring innovative use of ICT is teaching-learning-assessment…

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