Setting the stage for a conversation to share ideas and experiences, build community, and inspire new research and tools to advance digital civil society.
Dr. Yi-Ke Guo, Director, Data Science Institute, Imperial College London
Lucy Bernholz, Director, Digital Civil Society Lab, Stanford University
Andrew Means, Head, beyond.uptake
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, presented by Lucy Bernholz and Andrew Means.
An interactive discussion on the new possibilities created by digital data and infrastructure for working across sectors and the demands that these relationships entail. Moderated by Lucy Bernholz.
Danny Sriskandarajah, Secretary General, Civicus
Yves-Alexandre Montjoye, Assistant Professor, Data Science Institute, Imperial College London
Tom Steinberg, Digital Transformation Lead, Big Lottery Fund
Gianfranco Cecconi, Programmes Lead, DataKind UK
Anna Scott, Head of Content, Open Data Institute (moderator)
Inventing Digital Organizations
A curated round of presentations highlighting emerging and innovative organizational forms, collaborations, or governance models enabled by digital data. Moderated by Andrew Means.
Tris Lumley, Director of Innovation and Development, New Philanthropy Capital
Rachel Rank, Chief Executive, 360Giving
Sean McDonald, Chief Executive Officer, FrontlineSMS
Heather Leson, Data Literacy Lead, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
David Bonbright, Chief Executive, Keystone Accountability
A mid-day assessment of key learnings and what is next.
Richard Craig, Chief Executive, Technology Trust UK
A conversation with Andrew Means about the role of bias in data and algorithms, strategies for addressing these biases, and the broader implications for civil society.
Tanya O’Carroll, Advisor, Technology and Human Rights, Amnesty International
Vivian Ng, Senior Research Officer, The Human Rights, Big Data, and Technology Project
Digital Civil Society and the Future of Democracy
Small group exercises about trends in digital civil society, facilitated by Lucy Bernholz and Andrew Means.
A review of key ideas and insights and commitments to next steps with Lucy Bernholz and Andrew Means.
Tom Scott, Head of Digital Engagement, Wellcome Trust