Code for All Summit 2021, September 27 -30

Code for All's 2021 Summit wishes to welcome everyone and anyone interested in civic tech to attend our free sessions. From those who have been involved in the community since its inception to those only hearing about it now - all are welcome to come and find out more, make some friends, and workshop new ways to help

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Code for All Summit 2021, September 27 -30

Code for All's 2021 Summit wishes to welcome everyone and anyone interested in civic tech to attend our free sessions. From those who have been involved in the community since its inception to those only hearing about it now - all are welcome to come and find out more, make some friends, and workshop new ways to help

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Summit 2021

Join us this year for workshops, panels, and lightning talks focused on the topics of:

Open vs. Closed Tech in Government

Democracy & Elections

Disinformation & Fake News

Power Dynamics in Tech

Speakers

Meet our amazing speakers: top luminaries, grassroots activists, creative technologists, and change-makers from around the world here to share their insights, reflections, questions and ideas

Adriana Homolova

Lost in Europe

Agustina de Luca

Open Ownership

Albin Larsson

Govdirectory

Allan Cheboi

Code for Africa

Alma Rangel

Codeando México

Ángela Alarcón

Access Now

Christopher Tuckwood

Sentinel Project

Colombina Schaeffer

Ciudadanía Inteligente

David Kaldor

Australian Red Cross

Eduarda Costa

LAPIN

Em Burnett

Code for America

Fernanda Aguirre

Data Crítica

Gabriella Razzano

OpenUp

Gaspar Pisanu

Access Now

Gibrán Mena

Data Crítica

Hal Seki

Code for Japan

Ibraheem Saleem

Code for Pakistan

Jan Ainali

Govdirectory

Jean F. Queralt

The IO Foundation

Karolis Granickas

Open Contracting Partnership

Kris Villanueva-Libunao

SmartCT

Lina Patel

Revma Consulting

Liz Tupper

Software for Good

Lorin Camargo

Code for All

Mark Frischmuth

Democracy Lab

Matt Stempeck

Civic Tech Field Guide

Melissa Tsungai Zisengwe

Civic Tech Africa

Miley Takesada

Code for Japan

Monika Kajalidis

Fundacja Moje Państwo

Neil Smyth

Alkemio

Nonso Jideofor

Code for All

Sean Hosman

Persevere Now

Shaun Russell

Open Up

Sofia Corona

Code for All

Soledad Magnone

JAAKLAC Initiative

Stephen Abbott Pugh

Open Ownership

Wendy Juárez

Futuros Indígenas

Agenda

Please note our agenda might change before Summit kicks off


SEP

27

Lightning Talk

05:00 UTC • 27 Sep

Children’s Rights in the Digital Era

Analysing Uruguay’s case and co-creating alternatives with Latin American youth

🎥 No registration required. The video will be released live on our YouTube channel.

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Lightning Talk

09:00 UTC • 27 Sep

Digital government isn’t working in the developing world

A call to action for a more sustainable and open approach to digital transformation in government

🎥 No registration required. The video will be released live on our YouTube channel.

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Lightning Talk

11:00 UTC • 27 Sep

Data Tools & Misrepresentation

An overview of the potential risks of data tools in contributing to misrepresentation (or misinformation)

🎥 No registration required. The video will be released live on our YouTube channel.

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LIGHTNING TALK

14:00 UTC • 27 Sep

Drip by Drip: Creating a Water Commons

An overview of how a repository for global water data was built collaboratively within the Code for All network

🎥 No registration required. The video will be released live on our YouTube channel.

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Workshop

13:00 UTC • 27 Sep

Why Beneficial Ownership Registers Should Be Public, Open and Free

A workshop about the Global Beneficial Ownership Register and why it’s a good idea to keep data open versus closed

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Panel

16:00 UTC • 27 Sep

Achieving Real Change through Mass Collaboration

A panel discussion to share perspectives on what is needed to achieve change through mass collaboration

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SEP

28

LIGHTNING TALK

04:00 UTC • 28 Sep

Changes and challenges since the pandemic with Startups and Students Collaborations

An introduction to the new challenges Code for Japan has had in their Civic Tech Contest, and the future possibilities they have discovered through them

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Workshop

08:00 UTC • 28 Sep

How to put the power in the people’s hands

A workshop on how to explore power dynamics and redistribute power within civic tech networks

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Lightning Talk

10:00 UTC • 28 Sep

Wikidata in your Civic Tech project

How to use and edit Wikidata to expand the data relevant to your Civic Tech project

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Panel

14:00 UTC • 28 Sep

Right to Know, Right to Code

A panel discussion on Open Data and Freedom of Information projects for public procurement accountability.

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Panel

16:00 UTC • 28 Sep

Unpacking the Shocking State of Mass Surveillance in Latin America

A panel discussion about how backroom deals pursued in countries like Argentina, Brazil, and Ecuador are exposing the public to unacceptable risk

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SEP

29

LIGHTNING TALK

09:00 UTC • 29 Sep

An open source platform ecosystem for municipalities

All about leveraging re-usable public code and collectively moving towards open source digital services

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LIGHTNING TALK

06:00 UTC • 29 Sep

Public Code: how it started, how it’s going!

An update on how the Standard for Public Code has developed since the 2018 Code for All Summit 

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Workshop

10:00 UTC • 29 Sep

Fake News Workshop

A workshop on how to identify fake news & what to do about it

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Panel

12:00 UTC • 29 Sep

An Exploration of Power in the Code for All Network

Insight into ways of exploring power dynamics in a large, distributed, organisation

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Panel

13:00 UTC • 29 Sep

Against trolls & rumours: targeting disinformation in Africa

A panel discussion on civic tech projects that aim to counter disinformation in Africa, particularly in the Kenyan election process

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Panel

14:00 UTC • 29 Sep

Democracy & Tech: Stories from the Code for All Network

A panel discussion on civic tech projects that promote and safeguard democracy and legislative processes in different regions of the world

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LIGHTNING TALK

16:00 UTC • 29 Sep

Creating Equality for the Incarcerated Through Tech

Metrics and outcomes on how teaching technology in prisons can reduce recidivism

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SEP

30

Workshop

09:00 UTC • 30 Sep

Civic Tech Edit-athon

A workshop on how to use and contribute to a global, open, crowdsourced catalog of democracy tech projects

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Lightning Talk

13:00 UTC • 30 Sep

Building Systems with Users

How OpenUp went from problem to solution with a group of non-technical paralegals, using a range of tools, techniques, processes, and principles

🎥 No registration required. The video will be released live on our YouTube channel.

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Lightning Talk

11 UTC • 30 Sep

Can civic fellowships promote Open Source Tech adoption in governments?

Case studies from Code for Pakistan’s KP Fellowship Program

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Panel

14:00 UTC • 30 Sep

Open Technology & Indigenous Populations

A panel discussion on how open technologies are being used by indigenous populations to protect territory and diversity

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LIGHTNING TALK

16:00 UTC • 30 Sep

Tech for Housing Relief, During COVID and Beyond

How to reach a quick-turnaround build and rollout & how to prioritize creating an easy, positive experience for people in need

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