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Thursday, May 17 • 12:00 - 12:25
Inventing Digital Civil Society

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Independent space for civil society is threatened in the digital age. Recreating, or inventing, space for digital civil society requires simultaneous progress in four domains - technological change, organizational structure, legal protections, and social behavior. In this session we'll present some of the key findings from a year long global investigation of these ideas, hear about progress being made in Canada, and engage in discussion with participants about if/how the framework aligns with their work.

Moderators
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Lucy Bernholz

Stanford U

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Lucy Bernholz

Stanford U
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Arisha Khan

Vice President, Youth in Care Canada | Jeunes pris en charge Canada
Arisha is passionate about the intersections of technology, data, and policy to improve social services and facilitate access to justice for marginalized populations. Her work is currently focused on gaps in privacy protection and access to information rights for children and youth... Read More →
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Jonathan McPhedran Waitzer

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Jon is passionate about convening diverse stakeholders around shared interests in a data-enabled social sector, with a commitment to facilitating equitable participation across differences in power and position. Jon's professional experience includes leadership roles across the fields... Read More →


Thursday May 17, 2018 12:00 - 12:25
Village Main Stage

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