Cape Town


Guga S’thebe Arts and Culture Center September 7, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Agenda:

 

Welcome

Setting the stage for a conversation to share ideas and experiences, build community, and inspire new research and tools to advance digital civil society.

Minister Lindiwe Sisulu, Department of Human Settlements 

Lucy Bernholz, Director, Digital Civil Society Lab, Stanford University 

Andrew Means, Head, beyond.uptake 

Sheila Magara, Management Committee, Slum Dwellers International (SDI) 

 

From Possibilities to Responsibilities

A global look at how social sector organizations can pursue the opportunities of digital data while understanding and addressing the risks, with Lucy Bernholz and Andrew Means.

 

Data Collection from Vulnerable Populations

Data about vulnerable populations can shape policies and services that harm those communities when designed or implemented without their participation and expertise. This conversation will examine the challenges and opportunities in using data from vulnerable populations in an inclusive and ethical way in South Africa and beyond.

Minister Lindiwe Sisulu, Department of Human Settlements 

Rose Molokoane, Coordinator of the Slum Dwellers International (SDI) network and Federation of the Urban and Rural Poor in South Africa 

Nozuko Fulani, Federation of the Urban and Rural Poor

Melanie Johnson, Informal Settlement Network

 

 

Digital Dependencies

An interactive discussion on the varying possibilities created by digital data and infrastructure for working across sectors and the demands that these relationships entail. Moderated by Lucy Bernholz.

 

Gabrielle Habberton, Senior Research Manager at GreaterCapital  

Tanja Bosch, Associate Professor of Media Studies, University of Cape Town

Jason Norwood-Young, Open Up

Reflections

A mid-day assessment of key learnings and what’s next.

Janet Jobson, Director: Innovation, DG Murray Trust

 

 

Inventing Digital Organizations

A curated round of presentations highlighting emerging and innovative organizational forms, collaborations, and governance models enabled by digital data. moderated by Andrew Means.

Erick Ngwiri, Director of Client Solutions, Ona

Colin Habberton, Brandseye

Axolile Notywala, Secretary General, Social Justice Coalition

Jessica Taylor, South Africa Deputy Country Manager, International Budget Partnership

Madeline Zhu, Head of Partnerships, WhereIsMyTransport

Ann Connelly, IXO Foundation

 

Digital Civil Society and the Future of Democracy

Individual and small group synthesis of the opportunities and challenges ahead for democracy and digital civil society. Facilitated by Lucy Bernholz and Andrew Means.

 

Closing Reflections

A review of key ideas and insights and commitments to next steps, moderated by Lucy Bernholz and Andrew Means.

Rose Molokoane, Coordinator of the Slum Dwellers International (SDI) network and Federation of the Urban and Rural Poor in South Africa

 

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