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AI Now

The AI Now Institute at New York University is an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to understanding the social implications of artificial intelligence.

AlaveteliCon

A Freedom of Information conference hosted by mySociety

cat-icon Oslo, Norway

Boston Civic Media

Boston Civic Media is a faculty-led network that aims to advance the transdisciplinary domain of civic media research and pedagogy in the Greater Boston Area.

Build Peace

Build Peace is a conference that brings together practitioners, activists, artists and technologists from around the world to share experience and ideas.

CampaignCon

Join us at CampaignCon 2017, a Global technology and activism skillshare near Johannesburg on 7-9 November 2017

Citizen Lab Summer Institute

The Citizen Lab Summer Institute (CLSI) provides a unique opportunity to meet a diverse group of researchers, practitioners, and advocates and develop new and exciting research that addresses pressing questions for the Internet.

cat-icon Toronto, ON, Canada

City Science Summit

Join us in celebrating the launch of City Science Summit, where urban planners, industry leaders, and researchers come together to create a vibrant network o...

Citycamp Oakland

CityCamp Oakland. 211 likes. CityCamp Oakland is brought to you by OpenOakland

Civic Tech Connect India

Civic Tech Connect 2018 marked the official launch of the Civic Tech India 2018 Accelerator and brought together entrepreneurs and investors

Civic Tech Innovation Forum in South Africa

Building relationships between government and citizens, and interested in how new technologies could enable better services, communication and accountability

cat-icon 41 Juta St, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa

Colectiva

Activists from 15 countries taking on kleptocracy, political violence, technology, and environmental crisis.

cat-icon San Luis Apizaquito, Tlaxcala, Mexico

Congress on New Urbanism

The premiere national event on building better places

cat-icon Congress For the New Urbanism, 1720 N Street Northwest, Downtown, Washington, DC 20036, USA

Connected Canada 150

As the Confederation turns 150, Connected Canada will examine what it means to be a digital citizen in Canada today. Together, participants will draft a public research agenda for digital citizenship that will set the foundation for strong institutions and good policy. Join us October 13-14, 2017 in Ottawa as we consider the impacts of the Internet on Canadian institutions, policies, and people.

Credcon

#CredCon was a two-day hackathon that considered the impact of technology on news and information sources online and explored themes such as trust, reliability, accuracy and credibility.

cat-icon Austin, Texas

Data 4 Change

The event is a 5-day design sprint where multidisciplinary teams consisting of the best local, regional and international talent in data, design, journalism and technology are teamed up with NGOs that collect data.

cat-icon Nairobi Kenya

Data 4 Good Conference UK

The conference will connect leaders and practitioners to explore how non-profits are adapting and excelling in an increasingly data-driven world.

Data for Policy

Data for Policy is a premier global forum for interdisciplinary and cross-sector discussions around the impact and potential of the digital revolution in the government sector.

cat-icon University College London

DecidimFest

DecidimFest is an intense 3-day program of activities devoted to the Decidim project, participatory democracy and open source tools for collective intelligence in the era of Global Democracy.

cat-icon Barcelona, Spain

Digital Sherlocks 360/OS

360/OS brings together journalists, activists, innovators, and leaders from around the world as part of our grassroots digital solidarity movement fighting for objective truth as a foundation of democracy.

cat-icon RoundhouseChalk Farm Rd, Camden Town, London NW1 8EH, UK

DotGov Design

Empowering designers within government

cat-icon USPTO Alexandria, Virginia

Frontiers of Democracy

Eventbrite - Tisch College, Tufts University presents Frontiers of Democracy Conference 2016 - Thursday, June 23, 2016 | Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Tufts University - Boston Campus, Boston, MA. Find event and ticket information.

Future Cities Expo

Cityx is a two-day expo organised by Connected Places Catapult taking place at the Urban Innovation Centre in London from 13th – 14th November 2019.

g0v Summit 2018

g0v is a decentralized civic tech community from Taiwan, advocating transparency of information, building tech solutions for citizens to participate in public affairs from grass-roots. g0v’s biennial summits started in 2014, featuring open government, open source collaboration and civic participation.

GOT Data

GOT Data is an annual international conference, formerly known as ODPA (Opening Data in Public Administration), which gathers public officials and other International open data and transparency stakeholders to discuss the importance and impact that open data has.

cat-icon Prishtina, Kosovo

Govtech Summit

Organised by PUBLIC and supported by French President Emmanuel Macron, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and the European Commission, the GovTech Summit gathers European leaders and innovators to explore how new technologies can improve public services and democratic practices.

cat-icon Paris, France

IEEE GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE (GHTC)

IEEE GHTC focuses on advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

cat-icon Seattle, Washington, USA

Knight Media Forum

Gathering leaders in journalism, technology and philanthropy to explore the ways to strengthen local news and our democracy.

LA CoMotion

The Global Laboratory of Future Mobility

cat-icon Los Angeles

Locate, by Mapbox

Mapbox's first event celebrating and exploring the connectedness of the world around us. #explorelocate

Media Party

The Media Party is a three days event that brings together 2000 entrepreneurs, journalists, software programmers and designers from five Continents to work together for the future of media.

cat-icon Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mozilla Festival

Mozilla Festival (MozFest) brings the world together to leave the internet better than we found it. Mozilla, the non-profit behind the Firefox browser, invites you to our annual interactive festival in London, England. Come shape our best future online.

New Cities Summit

The NewCities Summit gathered top entrepreneurs, policymakers, corporate leaders, designers and thinkers to work together to improve life in cities. The sixth edition of the Summit took place in Incheon Songdo, South Korea from June 7-9, 2017 on the theme Thriving Cities: The Building Blocks of Urban Wellbeing. The new city of Incheon Songdo has been […]

Newsgeist

Newsgeist is a gathering of practitioners and thinkers from the worlds of journalism, technology, and public policy who are re-imagining the future of the news.

Next City’s Vanguard Conference

The Vanguard conference is an experiential urban leadership gathering of rising urban leaders working to improve cities across sectors, including urban planning, community development, entrepreneurship, government, transportation, sustainability, design, art and media. By selection only.

cat-icon Philadelphia, PA 19110, USA

North America Cartographic Information Society

The North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) is an enjoyable society of map enthusiasts. We have yearly meetings, an online discussion forum, and we work on a variety of projects and publications which promote good map making. We hope you’ll drop by and be a part of our collegial community.

Online News Association

The 2016 ONA Conference & Awards Banquet, Sept. 15-17

Open Belgium

Open Belgium is an annual event gathering industry, research, government and citizen stakeholders. Experience this one-day community driven conference with talks, discussions, panels, workshops and become part of the open community.

OuiShareFest

OuiShare Fest is an international event that gathers entrepreneurs and social innovators, non-profit and business leaders, grassroots activists and public officials each May in Paris.

Personal Democracy Forum

This year at PDF, we’re going to focus on meaningful action and collaboration. This year, PDF will be about plugging you into the process of change-making.

Public Interest Tech at the Royal Society of Arts Conference

Across six sessions on March 7, 2019, we’ll look at how public interest tech is already changing the way power is distributed and decisions are made across public policy, philanthropic organizations, and Silicon Valley board rooms.

cat-icon Moscone Center, Howard Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

Services Week UK

Services week is a nationwide, cross-government event that looks at how we can work together to deliver end-to-end, user-focused services.

Smart Cities Expo

SCEWC aims to empower cities and collectivize urban innovation around the world. Read about the event’s overarching mission, vision and values.

SXSW Cities Summit

The Cities, Government & Politics track focuses on innovative city planning and development, privacy and policy issues, and how politics plays a role in shaping policy in government.

The Impacts of Civic Tech Conference (TICTeC)

TICTeC is an annual milestone in the Civic Tech world, bringing together researchers, practitioners, and all those with an interest in how technology is changing the way we engage with society.

Theorizing the Web

Theorizing the Web is an inter- & non-disciplinary DIY conference on tech & society. #TtW18 is April 27 & 28 at the Museum of the Moving Image in NYC.

TICTeC Local

TICTeC Local is the annual conference from mySociety that focuses directly on the use of Civic Tech in communities and local government.

cat-icon City Hall, London, UK

urbAIn

urbAIn is a series of unique, one-day events gathering 100-150 city leaders and innovators to explore the many ways in which artificial intelligence (AI) is changing city life.