Code for All's 2022 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 helpCheck the On-Demand Sessions
Code for All's 2022 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 helpRegister
Join us this year for workshops, panels, and lightning talks focused on the topics of:
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
7:00 UTC • 19 Sep
Introducing HACKDAYS, an experimental web3 project which connects civic technologists, motivates them to continue projects, records activities using blockchain, and aims to monetize civic tech through token economics.
🎤 Speaker: Yuki Kawabe, Code for Japan
09:00 UTC • 19 Sep
During the recent war in Ukraine, dozens of great tools emerged that brought inclusive but safe help to all who had to leave their country. This panel session aims to share the best civic tech scale-up solutions.
11:00 UTC • 19 Sep
A look inside a remote internship program designed to empower women from underserved cities of Pakistan, who are traditionally unable to join the workforce due to challenges in mobility, and face multiple other social and cultural barriers.
🎤 Speaker: Code for Pakistan
13:00 UTC • 19 Sep
Learn about how mySociety is helping councils, community organisations, campaign groups and individual citizens take faster, more informed and effective action to cut emissions at the local level.
🎤 Speakers: Siôn Elis Williams and Zarino Zappia, mySociety
17:00 UTC • 19 Sep
Explore how to create civic tech that is good for the planet and accessible to everyone, including those with older devices and low connectivity.
19:00 UTC • 19 Sep
This session demonstrates how tech-enabled data collection on rights restrictions during a public health emergency or other crisis can help protect civic space.
🎤 Speaker: Elly Page International, Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)
21:00 UTC • 19 Sep
Introducing the vision of The Turing Way. This session focuses on the importance of embedding collaboration into every step of community-led processes to ensure that contributions are done in accessible and equitable ways.
🎤 Speaker: Anne Lee Steele, The Alan Turing Institute
08:00 UTC • 20 Sep
As a result of research conducted in South America between 2018-2021, this session will provide practical advice around developing and designing accessible digital products.
🎤 Speaker: María Sol Abichain, Asociación por los Derechos Civiles (ADC)
12:00 UTC • 20 Sep
OpenUp has created a map-based database for activities that cause environmental impact. Learn more about this database, and how they are exploring ways to broaden impact and mobilisation at the grassroots level.
🎤 Speaker: Carl Jacobs, OpenUp
14:00 UTC • 20 Sep
Key lessons on challenges and successful approaches to scaling and sustaining civic tech tools, especially those focused on strengthening governance.
🎤 Speakers: Amanda Zink, Hui Hui Ooi and Diana Kurth, International Republican Institute
15:00 UTC • 20 Sep
By sharing an Australian case study, this session shows us how to engage communities to be part of the solution to climate change, even when they don’t believe in it or are too busy trying to survive its effects.
🎤 Speaker: Ren Geers, Ex Nihila
15:00 UTC • 20 Sep
This session is focused on how to ensure digital and hybrid participation processes are inclusive and equitable. Learn about the ‘guide and ratings of digital participation platforms’ and key quality of digital platforms that can inform how both platform developers and program implementers design, configure and implement digital tools.
19:00 UTC • 20 Sep
This session discusses efforts by civil society organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean to raise awareness about the growing trend of digital authoritarianism.
8:00 UTC • 21 Sep
Learn about the Code for Jordan program, which focuses on “the violence of exclusion” by enhancing youth employability through experiential skills development and strengthening youth engagement with government.
🎤 Speakers: Maysam Alhadidi & Shahd Almahameed, Generations for Peace
11:00 UTC • 21 Sep
All about how Code for Africa’s women’s network, WanaData, is empowering women in Africa by deepening their expertise in media, tech and science related careers.
🎤 Speaker: Esther Wanza, Code for Africa
13:00 UTC • 21 Sep
This session showcases the work of leading environmental journalism organisations in Africa and how they are using technology to report on and fight climate change.
14:00 UTC • 21 Sep
The session aims to show the need and ways to create open solutions on the ground that give marginalised women digital access to important knowledge and practical information.
🎤 Speaker: Marcel Heyne, URIDU, Open Source for Equality
15:00 UTC • 21 Sep
With many guidelines and a wide range of user needs, accessibility can seem intimidating. This session shows how anyone can start making their content, products and platforms more accessible.
🎤 Speaker: Mark Renja, Code for Africa
18:00 UTC • 21 Sep
Learn all about the Global Data Barometer, which seeks to delve into how data can be used for specific issues and communities, and to enable collective learning about various actors, policies, laws, practices and infrastructures.
🎤 Speaker: Silvana Fumega, Global Data Barometer/ILDA
20:00 UTC • 21 Sep
Centered around the importance of procurement monitoring, this session aims to expand knowledge of data literacy, as well as improve the understanding of procurement data and the important role it plays in our everyday lives.
🎤 Speakers: Jonathan Bosman and Sihle Makanya, OpenUp
8:00 UTC • 22 Sep
All about how to make big data sheets more accessible for the public by creating interactive maps, and how to keep citizens informed about where their money goes when they go on a holiday in Hungary (Hotel Oligarch).
🎤 Speaker: Anna Bölcsföldi, Code for Hungary
11:00 UTC • 22 Sep
Localization efforts have been relying primarily on geography, and have not yet adjusted to the changing world. This session aims to expose participants to new challenges and give them tools to adjust to the new realities.
🎤 Speaker: Moriel Schottlender, Wikimedia Foundation
13:00 UTC • 22 Sep
Discussion around the usage of mis and disinformation to steer democratic discourse and interactive activities to crystallize insights into new playing cards of “Fight for the Net”.
🎤 Speaker: Elena Falomo, Fight for the Net
14:00 UTC • 22 Sep
Sharing learned lessons from Political Watch’s OJITO project, an observatory for young activists focused on promoting civic monitoring and using civic tech to keep an eye on parliamentary activity using social media.
🎤 Speakers: Belén Aguero & Irene Martin, Political Watch
15:00 UTC • 22 Sep
Learn effective ways to verify the information and counter harmful trends, especially in conflict-affected and high-friction environments.
🎤 Speakers: Christopher Tuckwood, John Green Otunga, and Yuriko Cowper-Smith, The Sentinel Project
16 UTC • 22 Aug
This session aims to show how Nonprofit Organizations have successfully funded accessibility initiatives, research, and products by sharing lessons learned and practical advice on how to win funding for accessibility.