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

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.

 

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

Launch of Technology Integrated Learning Course for B.Ed students
Vijaya Teachers College, Bengaluru

Vijaya Teachers College and Centre for Education and Technology, IT for Change are launching a blended course for B.Ed students of Vijaya Teachers College on “Technology integrated learning”.

This course, developed by IT for Change, is based on the National ICT Curriculum of Central Institute of Education Technology, National Council of…

NCERT
Room No.202, CIET, NCERT

Parminder Jeet Singh is a panelist at 23rd All India Children's Educational Audio Video & ICT Mela organised by Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). The theme of the panel is "Technology and Learning: The Road Ahead" where he will speak on open educational…

Induction Training Programme
Ramanujan College, University of Delhi

The Teaching Learning Centre (TLC) of Ramanujan College, University of Delhi is organizing an Induction Training Programme for young college and university teachers. The Teaching Learning Centre has been initiated by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India under its scheme Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National…

VTC Workshop
Vijaya Teachers College, Jayanagar, Bengaluru

DAY 1 19 November 2018

Introduction to the workshop 10.00 am – 10.30 am

1. Objectives of the refresher workshop of 1st semester course

2. Students expectations from this workshop

3. Students feedback about the course 4. Take them through the courses on moodle

Personal…

SOTM Asia 2018
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

Yogesh KS from IT for Change attended the State of the Map (SotM) annual conference of OpenStreetMap (OSM) held this year at IIM Bangalore. The conference brought together participants and contributors from around the Asian countries to discuss challenges, learn, and celebrate mapping together on OSM.

 

Internet Governance Forum 2018
Paris

The thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be in Paris, France from 12 to 14 November 2018 on the theme, Internet of Trust. 

Join us at the following sessions -

1. Agenda setting session

Internet Rights and Principles: Sustainable Futures: The Internet, Human Rights, and Environmental Issues…

#NAMApolicy discussion on the National E-commerce Policy
Hotel Royal Orchid (Domlur), Bangalore

E-commerce remains a small share of the overall retail in India, and any policy covering it will govern this fledgling ecosystem for at least a decade at a moment where its exponential growth has just started kicking in. The draft policy, albeit withdrawn, has raised concerns across a spectrum of issues, like FDI, privacy, protectionism, etc.,…

#Leave No Woman Behind – Furthering gender equality in the digital economy
Geneva

The digital economy can be a game-changer for gender equality, especially in developing country contexts. But this potential can be unlocked only if the policy roadmap focuses on women’s meaningful inclusion in the digital marketplace and on creating ‘high value’ opportunities through digital innovations in key economic domains. The session…

Impact of platform economy and digital trade on economic distribution
Geneva

Digital platforms are rewiring the global economy, fundamentally shifting how we socialize, work, buy, sell and consume. Being organized globally, most of these platforms directly impinge on global trade, and vice versa. The proposed session will address the multiple policy challenges that platforms, and global trade around them, present for…

Digital Development Forum
Asian Development Bank Headquarters, Manila, Philippines

The Digital Development Forum 2018 was organised by the Asian Development Bank in Manila, Philippines from 4 - 5 September, 2018 where Anita Gurumurthy represented IT for Change and made a presentation on the topic 'Are women benefiting equally from the digital economy?'

 

#NAMAprivacy discussion on the Data Protection report
Hotel Royal Orchid, Bangalore

The Justice Srikrishna Committee has released a draft data protection law for India, and we will be discussing the issues related to the draft bill, looking at the following issues amongst others,

    Issues related to data sovereignty, localisation, mirroring and cross border data flows.     Impact on consent, data collection, storage and…
IT for Change Rethinking Tech-utopias
Azim Premji University PES Campus, Pixel Park, B Block Hosur Road, Electronic City, Bengaluru

The millennial euphoria about feminist emancipation in a digitally mediated new world is faced with a more sobering reality. While new possibilities for community and solidarity, voice and self expression, have certainly opened up, this is not a simplistic narrative of empowerment and change. Digital artifacts and spaces are no exception to…