Tag Archives: Conference

OGP: A not quite live blog (day 1)

The Open Government Partnership Summit, which this year is being held in the wonderful Mexico City, is a time for a whole range of organisations and governments from around the world to meet and discuss any number of issues around … Continue reading

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Human rights, tech and a bit of unnecessary Shakespeare

That time of year thou mayst in me behold When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the cold, Bare ruined choirs, where late the sweet birds sang. Writing in 1609, Shakespeare’s description … Continue reading

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Why should funders be interested in “the Digital Dividend”?

Our Executive, Loren, has been part of the Planning Committee for Ariadne’s Grant Skills Day.  Ariadne is a network of European human rights and social justice funders and on 23rd September 2015 they will be hosting an event in London … Continue reading

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3-D Conferences and the QEII

For those readers unfamiliar with Bond, it’s the UK umbrella organisation representing international development charities and organisations and their annual conference is a great opportunity to meet others in the development world that you might not ordinarily get to talk … Continue reading

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#MakeItCount Conference (and why hashtags matter)

Despite some hashtag-based confusion (#makeitcount is the official hashtag of a very popular piece of wearable tech), last Monday’s conference on big/open data arranged by SciDev.Net provided some interesting food for thought. The #makeitcount conference attempted to bring together a … Continue reading

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ACF Annual Conference

Yesterday was the annual conference of the Association of Charitable Foundations, an umbrella organisation that represents trusts and foundations in the UK. The aim of the event is to look at how trusts and foundations operate, how we can learn … Continue reading

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In the News

We’re back again with our monthly round up of what has caught our attention through April. This month spans our usual wide range of interests; everything from innovation tech-hubs to the extent to which your government might be interfering with … Continue reading

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