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.


Policy lab on AI & Democracy

Ira Anjali Anwar and Meenakshi Yadav attended a policy lab on AI & Democracy, organised by Tandem Research in partnership with Microsoft Research and FES. It considered the ways in which AI and data-driven decision making are shaping ideals and practices of democracy in India, with a view towards identifying the relevant research and policy…

"Feminist Visions for the Future of Work" International Conference and Study Visit
Berlin & Geneva

Anita Gurumurthy was a panelist at an international conference organized by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) to reflect on “Feminist Visions for the Future of Work” with experts from trade unions, social movements and progressive feminist academics from Asia, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Europe. The goal was to enrich the debates…

Towards an empowerment scorecard for women in e-commerce: Session at UNCTAD eCommWeek
Geneva, Switzerland

Nandini Chami was a panelist at the session: 'Towards an empowerment scorecard for women in e-commerce' during  UNCTAD e-Commerce week in Geneva, Switzerland.

The pane deliberated on the following questions:

To what extent has the global digital economy and the current e-commerce regime been successful in furthering women’s…

International Conference on Universal Social Protection and Labour
Kathmadu, Nepal

Anita Gurumurthy was a speaker at International Conference on Universal Social Protection and Labour where she talked about 'Livelihood futures in the digital economy'. See her presentation here.

Digital Justice Workshop
Bangkok, Thailand

Just Net Coalition and its partners are organising a three day workshop on Equity and social justice in a digital world – An inter sectoral/movements dialogue for a digital justice agenda from 25-27 March, 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop is aimed at shaping progressive and Southern agendas for the digital society and economy. Read more…

Drishya Kalika Kendra, G. Baiyappanahalli, Bengaluru

IT for Change is holding a session on public data sets by Dr. Rajendran Narayanan, professor, Azim Premji University. Dr. Narayanan has extensive experience working with public data sets especially on designing and developing bottom up Janatha information systems and his work on MGNREGA is also well known. The session will be delivered in…


Parminder Jeet Singh from IT for Change is speaking at International Asia Conference 2019 on 'Data Sovereignty vs. Free Data: A Debate on Data Localization'.

National Conference at RIESI
RIESI Bengaluru, Jnanabharathi Campus

Gurumurthy Kasinathan from IT for Change is speaking at the National Conference at RIESI on "Technology and English Language Teaching". 

FORE International Conference on Digital Innovation
FORE School of Management, New Delhi

Amrita Vasudevan from IT for Change is attending FORE International Conference on Digital Innovation as a plenary speaker. The conference aims to provide collaborative platform for researchers and experts to discuss the impact of digital technologies for creating safer cities in India. 



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.

Watch the presentation here.

Kerala Education Conference

Gurumurthy Kasinathan from IT for Change was a speaker at Kerala Education Conference on "Education in the age of Technology".

This education festival was 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…


Global Data Law Conference, NYU Law
New York, USA

Parminder Jeet Singh will be a panelist at the session "Data Law in China and India" at the Global Data Law Conference which will be held on April 26-27, 2019 at NYU School of Law.
He'll be reflecting on India's data laws in the context of the broader e-commerce policy. 

He'll also be a part of the discussion on "Developing Digital…