Technology Empowering U.S. Diplomacy and Development

Here is the schedule for Tech@State: Civil Society 2.0 on November 4 and 5.

11/4 Day 1: Tech@State

7:45-8:30 Registration, Light Breakfast, Networking

8:30-8:35 Opening
Susan Swart, CIO, U.S. Dept. of State

Defining Civil Society 2.0
Alec Ross, Senior Advisor for Innovation, Office of the Secretary of State

Why Civil Society is embracing 2.0
Brian A. Gallagher, President and CEO, United Way Worldwide

Aid, Development and Civil Society 2.0
Maura O'Neill
, Senior Counselor to the Administrator for Innovation at USAID

What Civil Society 2.0 means for the Tech Community
Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media
10:00-10:30 Q&A

10:30-11:00 Break

How technology is impacting Civil Society
Beth Kanter, CEO, Zoetica, and Co-Author, The Networked Nonprofit
Mark Horvath, Invisible People TV
Shawn Ahmed, The Uncultured Project
11:40-12:10 Q&A

12:10-12:15 Closing and Information on Afternoon and 11/5

12:15-12:45 Travel to World Bank
Lunch served @World Bank from 12:45-2:00

1:00 Welcome by Christoph Pusch, Lead Disaster Risk Management Specialist, Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), World Bank, and
Suzanne Hall, U.S. Department of State
(12th floor banquet room)

1:15 How the World Bank is leveraging technology for Civil Society 2.0
Aleem Walji, Practice Manager for Innovation and Technology, World Bank

1:30 Civil Society 2.0, World Bank and Shifting Perspectives
Shanta Devarajan, Chief Economist for Africa, World Bank

2:00-2:05 Information on Breakout Sessions and 11/5
2:05-2:30 Move to Breakout Sessions/Break
2:30-4:30 Breakout Sessions

Breakout1--Democracy Transparency and Civic Engagement (World Bank Room: MC8-100)
Andrew Rasiej, Personal Democracy Forum; Simon Rosenberg, NDN; Kathryn Peters, Democracy Works; Oscar Salazar, CitiVox

Breakout2--Promoting Economic Opportunity (World Bank Room: MC10-100)
Tim Kane, Kauffman Foundation fellow; Brian Cayce, Grayghost Ventures; Stacy Donohue, Omidyar Network; Inigo Jodra, Banca Civica Group

Breakout3--The Role of Science, Tech, Environment (World Bank Room: MC9-100)
Adam Bly, Seed; Cameron Sinclair, Architecture for Humanity; Shaifali Puri, Scientists Without Borders

Breakout4--Disaster Risk Management (World Bank Room: MC6-100)
Nigel Snoad, ICT4Peace; Adele Waugaman, UN Foundation; Bob Greenberg, The Viterra Institute; Emma Phillips, World Bank

Breakout5--Civil Society and Government in Fragile States (World Bank Room: MC4-100)
Clare Lockhart, Director of the Market Building Initiative at The Aspen Institute; Sima Kanaan, World Bank; Tomicah Tillemann, Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Civil Society and Emerging Democracies at U.S. Department of State; and Darian Rodriguez Heyman, CODE Green Agency

4. Unconference on November 5

08:30 am The unconference will start with breakfast at the World Bank

09:00 am Opening remarks will be presented by: David Weinberger, Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, and Wayne Moses Burke, Open Forum Foundation

10:00 am Scheduling the day
The unconference allows participants to form their own agenda and sessions to more widely share expertise and explore the issues of Civil
Society 2.0.

10:30 Session 1

11:30 Session 2

12:30 lunch

1:30 Session 3

2:30 Session 4

3:30 Closing

4:00 Finish

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