Imperial College London June 16, 2017 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Possibilities and Responsibilities
A conversation about why nonprofits and foundations today should “assume digital” and how they can leverage the possibilities of digital data while navigating the new responsibilities facing civil society in the digital age.


Digital Dependencies
A panel discussion about the ways digital data and infrastructure create new possibilities for working across sectors and the new demands these relationships require.

Networking lunch

Inventing Digital Organizations
A curated round of presentations highlighting emerging organizational forms, collaborations, or governance models in which the affordances of digital data have inspired new approaches to working across organizations or sectors.

A mid-conference assessment of what has been shared so far and what has yet to be discussed.


Considering Bias
A fireside chat about the role of bias in data and algorithms, the opportunities and limits of addressing these biases, and how civil society organizations should adapt to a world in which these tools are omnipresent.

Digital Civil Society and the Future of Democracy
Small group exercises about trends in digital civil society, facilitated by Lucy Bernholz and Andrew Means.

Closing Reflections
A reflection on learnings gleaned from the conference and next steps.