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Festival Latinoamericano de Instalacion de Software Libre (FLISOL)

Festival Latinoamericano de Instalacion de Software Libre (FLISOL) sede Venezuela



Washington, DC

FedGeoDay is THE event devoted to "open geospatial ecosystems" (open source software, open/collaborative mapping, open science challenges, and open engagements) that are used to initiate and grow capabilities across the U.S. federal government. 

Government Innovation California conference

Public Sector Network’s second Government Innovation California in-person event will bring together public sector leaders across all levels of government from across the State and region to share their innovative ideas and cutting-edge initiatives and projects.

Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy

The Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy is the largest gathering devoted to direct democracy worldwide. It favours a multidisciplinary approach, welcoming participants from academic, political and civil society perspectives.

Democracy Festivals Association

Democracy Festivals are the platforms for constructive political dialogue across opinions, age, gender, and hierarchy, where people come together each summer to discuss how to improve their countries.

Brussels Urban Summit

The Brussels Urban Summit (BUS) brings together three international city conferences: the 14th Metropolis World Congress, the Eurocities Annual Conference and the sixth OECD Champion Mayors Summit for Inclusive Growth Initiative. It gathers over 300 cities worldwide and more than 1000 politicians, experts and representatives of civil society to exchange ideas and set the priorities for sustainable, affordable, and liveable cities going forward.

Copenhagen Democracy Summit

The Copenhagen Democracy Summit is an annual conference bringing together political and business leaders, including current and former heads of government, from the world’s democracies.

BARI Conference

BARI Conference

MIT Media Lab

BARI is an inter-university research partnership for Northeastern University and Harvard University in conjunction with the City of Boston.

JournalismAI Festival

JournalismAI Festival

Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE

Using AI to make journalism better. Together.

The World Ethical Data Forum

The World Ethical Data Forum is the only event in the world that embraces the full range of interrelated issues around the use and future of data.

Civic Design

A conference for people who work in the intersection of design and the public sector.

Closing The Gap Conference

The Closing The Gap Conference is an annual assistive technology conference that presents an opportunity to deepen your assistive technology (AT) knowledge and strengthen your implementation strategies.

Doing Better Work Together

Doing Better Work Together is an online learning and collaboration event for organisational innovators.

Innovation Exchange

Initiators of successful political projects in a specific area of politics provide their know-how, experience and dos-and-don’ts in a highly motivating dialogue

State of GovTech

State of GovTech

Arlington, VA

A dynamic in-person conference on the people, technologies, policies, and cultures that make up the govtech ecosystem — brought to you by CivStart and e.Republic

Public Interest Technology Convening

Join us for the 2022 Public Interest Tech University Network (PIT-UN) Convening, hosted by City University of New York, on Oct. 28-29.

Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) brings together the technology industry, government, civil society, and academia to foster collaboration and information-sharing to counter terrorist and violent extremist activity online.

NYU Public Interest Technology Institute

NYU Public Interest Technology Institute

New York University, New York, NY, USA

A 2-week virtual conference for early and mid-career faculty who seek to accelerate their work in public interest technology

Creative Bureaucracy Festival

The Creative Bureaucracy Festival celebrates outstanding innovation in the public sector and its contribution to a better, more sustainable, and more just world.


A participant-led conference from OpenNews for journalists who want to transform their work, their organizations, and their communities.



South America

AbreLatam es una desconferencia en la que actores de diferentes sectores participan en su calidad personal construyendo debates clave sobre temáticas vinculadas a los datos abiertos en diversos campos tales como gobierno abierto, servicios públicos, privacidad, derechos humanos, participación ciudadana, aspectos técnicos y muchos más.

Allied Media Conference

We are a network of people and projects, rooted in Detroit and connected to hundreds of other places across the globe. Together, we grow and exchange ways of using media to create the world we need.

AI for Good Summit

Driven by the rapid progress in Artificial Intelligence (AI) research, intelligent machines are gaining the ability to learn, improve and make calculated decisions in ways that will enable them to perform tasks previously thought to rely solely on human experience, creativity, and ingenuit​y. As a result, we will in the near future see large parts of our lives influenced by AI.

Code for All Summit 2021

This year's Summit will focus on Open vs. Closed Tech in Government, Democracy & Elections, Disinformation & Fake News and Power Dynamics in Tech. We'll have different session formats: Panels, Lighting Talks and Workshops!

The Metagovernance Seminar

The Metagovernance Seminar invites individuals working in online governance to present their work to a community of other researchers and practitioners.

Developing Caribbean

DevCa is the Caribbean's leading platform for exploring the intersection of digital technologies, today's biggest challenges and the future of the region. The two day Conference and Code Sprint provides a unique opportunity for technologists, organizations, researchers and entrepreneurs across the region to network while using tech innovation to solve some of the region’s biggest challenges.


With thanks to financial support from the National Endowment for Democracy, TICTeC has expanded from an annual conference into a year-round programme of activities and events: TICTeC Labs. The aim of TICTeC Labs is to discuss and tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the global civic tech/digital democracy sector.  We want to grow the civic tech evidence base, address issues, and enhance the effectiveness and potential impact of civic tech projects.

ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability and Transparency

This multi-disciplinary conference brings together researchers and practitioners interested in fairness, accountability, and transparency in socio-technical systems.

Code for Japan Summit

It is one of the largest Civic Tech conferences in Japan with about 1,000 participants in two days.

A Better Tech Public Interest Technology Convention and Career Fair

The 2021 NYU Public Interest Technology (PIT) Convention and Career Fair is a virtual hands-on event for professionals, researchers and students interested in creating a better world through technology.

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.


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.

Knight Media Forum

Knight Media Forum

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, South Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL, USA

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

Services Week UK

Services Week UK

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

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


MisinfoCon is a global movement focused on building solutions to online trust, verification, fact checking, and reader experience in the interest of addressing misinformation in all of its forms.


RightsCon is the world's leading event on human rights in the digital age.

TICTeC Local

TICTeC Local

City Hall, London, UK

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

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