THE CONFERENCE POGRAMME: DIVERSE + PROMISING

by CHANGEMATES TEAM

You are interested in… #DoingDevelopmentDifferently #CreatingSustainableSocieties #DataRevolutionForDevelopment #OpenKnowledgeTransfer #BuildingInclusiveSocieties … then do not hesitate joining us – it’s for free, there will be super inspiring people, initiatives and topics, food and and the INCUBATOR MARKET!

#ACTION4CHANGE FORUM
Creating new spaces for transnational activism.
Friday, 6th November__ 5pm – 9pm
Saturday, 7th November__9am – 6pm

Venue: Wikimedia Deutschland Tempelhofer Ufer 23/24 | 10963 Berlin

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DAY #1 – FRIDAY 6th November 2015
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5.00 pm // Reception & Incubator Market: Organizations, initiatives and incubators present innovative civil society projects, featuring Wikimedia, The Chang-er, Global Changemates, Tactical Tech and many others.

6.00 pm // Opening // Official Welcome
Partnership with Africa Foundation

6.15 pm //Key Note Speech: Dr. Veronica Tomei
German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE)
Scientific Associate, Berlin

6.45 pm //Input: Marie-Luise Abshagen
Forum on Environment and Development Policy | Officer Post-2015 Agenda, Berlin

7.30 pm //Panel Discussion:
Let’s do this! / We will never make it!
What can Civil Society do to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?

Panel:
Claudia Schwegmann | Open Knowledge Foundation | Board of Directors, Berlin
Psamson Nzioki | Transparency International | Kenya Climate Governance Integrity Programme, Nairobi
Stephen Kovats | r0g_agency for Open Culture and Critical Transformation | Founding Director, Berlin
Alexander Schwartz | Partnership with Africa Foundation | Executive Director, Potsdam

9.00 pm End of Conference Day

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DAY #2 – SATURDAY, 7th November 2015
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9.00 am //Welcome and Today’s Agenda – Introducing the 4 Forum Tracks

10.00 am //Forum Round I:
Presentations, Panel-Talks, Discussions and Hands-on-Workshops

Track 1:
#DoDevDif – Doing development differently.
Explore new approaches and methods for North-South collaboration
Stephen Kovats | Founder + CEO | r0g_agency Open Culture and Critical Transformation, Berlin
Pernille Baerendtsen | Journalist and Blogger with Focus on East Africa, Copenhagen

Track 2:
#OpenKnowledgeTransfer – Make transnational collaboration work.
Project in Focus: SDG Monitoring via Open Data
Johanna zum Felde | Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland, Berlin
Joanna Klever | ReSeT – The Polis Project

Track 3:
#SustainableSociety – Discuss the impact of the SDGs.
Explore how to make Societies more Sustainable and more Inclusive
Faith Kimani | The National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission of Kenya
Matt Davis LL.M. | Human Rights Legal Advisor
Richard Georgi | Peace Brigades International

Track 4:
#DigitalGlobe – Digital opportunities and challenges.
Digital Security Awareness Training
Hadi Al Khatib | Tactical Technology Collective, Berlin
Social Media Best practices: The Changer – a Resource for effective Social Change | Nadia Boegli | Founder + CEO | The Changer, Berlin

12.30 am Lunch break

2.00 pm Forum Round II:

Track 1:
#DoDevDif – Doing development differently.
The Role of Tech for Social Justice
Yvonne Oluoch |Founder of S.K.I.R.T.S (Socially Keen Individuals Redefining Tech Spaces), Nairobi
Sustainable Open Hardware
Daniel Kruse | Co-Founder POC21 & Open State

Track 2:
#OpenKnowledgeTransfer – Make transnational collaboration work.
Explore new approaches to global community driven collaboration
Lydia Pintscher | Wikidata Product Manager|
Wikimedia Deutschland e.V., Berlin
Jonas Kress | Wikidata Developer | Wikimedia Deutschland e.V., Berlin

Track 3:
#SustainableSociety – Explore how to make societies more sustainable and more inclusive
The Green Office: Transforming Business Society and Self
Florian Lorisch | rootAbility, Maastricht / Berlin
Maryanne Muriuk | Nyandarua Youth Empowerment Network Trust, South Kinangop/Nyandarua

Track 4:
#DigitalGlobe – Digital opportunities and challenges.
Explore digital Activism and SDG Lobbying
Andreas Sieber | Blogger #ClimateTracker
Psamson Nzioki | Transparency International Kenya,
Governance and Integrity Programme, Nairobi

4.00 pm Coffee Break

4.30 pm Panel II: The Future Role of Transcultural Collaboration:
Can Open Source be a Game Changer

Nicola Zeuner | Consultant on Partnerships | Wikimedia Deutschland e.V., Berlin
Pernille Baerendtsen | Blogger and Journalist with Focus on East Africa, Copenhagen
Daniel Kruse

6.00 pm End of Conference

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