CivicSpace.Tech: Citizen Engagement in a Digital Age – Session 2

When:
12/16/2020
9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC

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Join us for Session 2 – Robots, Drones and AI: Who’s Watching Us 24/7? – of a conversation on how we ensure digital technology is being used to create a more just and peaceful world.

Wednesday, December 16 at 9:00 am (EST)

USAID’s Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG) and SCS Global created the CivicSpace.tech interactive toolkit to help the DRG community understand both the risks and opportunities of using digital technology in civic engagement. Focusing on how DRG issues are affected by emergent technologies, this two-part series will explore how CivicSpace.tech can help missions and local partners better navigate threats and trends.

Featured panelists for Session 2 include:

  • Jared Ford, Senior Advisor for Digital Technology, Civic Activism and Media, USAID, USA
  • Jon Camfield, Director of Global Technology Strategy, Internews, USA
  • Maria Paz Canales, Executive Director, Derechos Digitales, Chile

Moderated by: Ona Flores, Civic Freedoms Research Advisor, ICNL, USA

Read more about the panelists.

If you require accommodation for this event, please email sku@usaid.gov.

Session 1: Mediated & Monetized: How Social Media Invaded Civic Space (December 3)

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Free event