24/7 – BER conference

24/7 – BER conference

Berlin Globally Fair – Changing the city together BER and its members have been working together around the clock for years on the vision of One World City Berlin, a globally just, anti-racist and sustainable city. We are guided by the question: How do we change our city together? With this question, we are committed to a development policy that, together with actors in the city, aims to reduce global injustices that are characterized by racism, capitalism, patriarchy and colonialism. We would like to invite you to discuss strategies for a transformed city with us and to be inspired by good examples and alliances from practice. Our aim is – 24 hours a day, seven days a week – to think about global justice and to strengthen grassroots democracy, decolonization, fair economics and South-North partnerships in urban society.At the conference we want to discuss in two specialist panels and gain ideas for practice, strengthen alliances and share knowledge in different workshop formats. Here you will find...
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IGF 2024: Building our Multistakeholder Digital FutureIGF 2024

IGF 2024: Building our Multistakeholder Digital FutureIGF 2024

The 19th IGF on "Building our Multistakeholder Digital Future" will be held at the King Abdulaziz International Conference Center (KAICC) in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from 15 to 19 December 2024. The programme is being shaped according to the four main themes:  Harnessing innovation and balancing risks in the digital space Enhancing the digital contribution to peace, development, and sustainability Advancing human rights and inclusion in the digital age Improving digital governance for the Internet We Want The IGF's traditional calls for session proposals will be made in March.  Stay tuned for more details! ...
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GIGweek24: The Power of Networks | Community Day, Berlin.

GIGweek24: The Power of Networks | Community Day, Berlin.

GIGweek24 is an invitation to connect. As part of it, all GIG members are invited to the yearly community day in Berlin, bringing together our global community of innovators, thinkers, and creators to explore “The Power of Networks”. It's a place where ideas meet action, facilitated by the rich diversity of our participants. Here’s What to Expect: The community day is a barcamp day and hosts parallel roundtables, presentations and workshops proposed by the GIG members as well as the General Assembly of the Global Innovation Gathering association. Why Attend? "The Power of Networks" isn't just our theme; it's our belief. In today’s world, strength of connections has a direct impact on defining the impact of work. The GIGweek24 is about building those connections—professionally, creatively, globally. The community day is by invitation only. You feel like you should be part of the Global Innovation Gathering? Reach out to hi [at] globalinnovationgathering.org and tell us why you want to join the event week. On...
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GIGweek24: The Power of Networks | Conference Day, Berlin.

GIGweek24: The Power of Networks | Conference Day, Berlin.

GIGweek24 is an invitation to connect. As part of it, we invite you to a one day conference in Berlin, bringing together our global community of innovators, thinkers, and creators with likeminded people from organizations in Germany and Europe to explore “The Power of Networks”. It's a place where ideas meet action, facilitated by the rich diversity of our participants. Here’s What to Expect: The conference day kicks off with a welcome address, quickly moving into parallel roundtables and workshops, designed to foster collaboration and learning. Why Attend? "The Power of Networks" isn't just our theme; it's our belief. In today’s world, strength of connections has a direct impact on defining the impact of work. The GIGweek24 is about building those connections—professionally, creatively, globally. We welcome you on Friday, 31st May in the center of Berlin. Join through “registering to attend” or simply “save the event” to your calendar. Let’s make the GIGweek24 a place where every handshake feels like a hug, where...
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GIGweek24: The Power of Networks

GIGweek24: The Power of Networks

GIGweek24 is an invitation to connect. Throughout a week in Berlin, bringing together our global community of innovators, thinkers, and creators. It's a place where ideas meet action, facilitated by the rich diversity of our participants. Here’s What to Expect: The week kicks off with an informal welcome, quickly moving into the heart of innovation at re:publica - where the activities would range from insightful talks to hands-on workshops in the Makerspace, designed to foster collaboration and learning. Why Attend? "The Power of Networks" isn't just our theme; it's our belief. In today’s world, strength of connections has a direct impact on defining the impact of work. GIGweek24 is about building those connections—professionally, creatively, globally. The full GIGweek24 is by invitation only! Feeling like you should be part of the Global Innovation Gathering? Reach out to - hi[at]globalinnovationgathering[dot]org - and share why you want to join the event week. Let’s make GIGweek24 a place where every handshake feels like a hug, where every idea...
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Fab Conference 2024: Fabricating Equity

Fab Conference 2024: Fabricating Equity

Join "Fabricating Equity," a conference where technology meets social justice. This event is for anyone eager to use innovation to solve social issues. Explore topics you care about across our carefully designed tracks. Each offers focused sessions on technology, research, education, and community stories, making it easy to tailor your experience. It’s a perfect opportunity for networking, learning, and sharing ideas on creating a fairer world. Join and be part of the movement towards building equity through innovation. ...
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Careables Meet-Up: Working With Disabilities

Careables Meet-Up: Working With Disabilities

As part of GIG's ongoing efforts to enhance visibility on the Careables Project and showcase the incredible features of the platform, Careables Monthly Meet-ups were initiated. Catch up on the Previous Careables Latest Meet-Ups here. With Spring having arrived in Berlin and Maceió heating up, it's time to gather again! 🌼 This month's meetup is all about working with disabilities. Are you collaborating with disability rights groups in your hub in a DAC country? Let us know, and we can apply for funds together. What to expect: Learn about Careables & how it all started. Share your projects & hear what others are up to so we can discuss future plans & find ways to collaborate. Check out funding opportunities. Mark your calendars Location: Zoom Meetings Can't wait to see you there! ...
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Showcasing Project Tolocar Outcomes | Call 2

Showcasing Project Tolocar Outcomes | Call 2

Join this second call of Showcasing Project Tolocar for a glimpse into the future of innovation, as this online session will feature insights from global innovators like Artem Melnyk, Anika Nawer Meem, and Martin Oloo, covering breakthroughs from water filtration to 3D printed smart houses, and more. Highlights include: A deep dive into the Tolocar project with Aziz. Discussions on sustainable Water Filtration Systems and Business Models for Makerspaces. Exploration of a 3D Printed Smart House Model and the Maslow4 open-source CNC router. Emilio Velis will also spotlight the role of Appropedia in supporting these innovations, followed by a dynamic Q&A session. 🌍 Ready to explore how technology can create social change? ✍️ Register by 20/2/2024 to join this discussion. 💌 Know someone interested in tech for good? Share this event with them! Tolocar is kindly funded by the German Government and Implemented by the GIZ with the support of HIWW in close collaboration with Ukrainian and International Partners. ...
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Showcasing Project Tolocar Outcomes | Call 1

Showcasing Project Tolocar Outcomes | Call 1

Curious about how technology can spark social change? Join this inspiring online journey showcasing groundbreaking outcomes of Project Tolocar. Hear from global innovators like Konstantin Leonenko, Vuga William, and others on how their work is paving the way for sustainable solutions and community empowerment. Whether you're deeply involved in these fields or newly curious, there's insight and inspiration waiting for you; as this call gives a chance to dive deep into creativity that changes lives, learn from Q&As, and see the power of collaboration across borders. 🌍 Ready to be part of the change? ✍ Register now via the link below - Deadline 13/2/2024 💌 Share this with someone who'd love to join this movement. Tolocar is kindly funded by the German Government and Implemented by the GIZ with the support of HIWW in close collaboration with Ukrainian and International Partners. ...
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Community Call: Makerspaces in Universities

Community Call: Makerspaces in Universities

Speakers: Leyla Yunis, Yuri Vlasyuk, Maik Jähne, Saad Chinoy For the upcoming Community Call, there will be an open discussion with some experienced speakers and members on establishing Makerspaces in Universities and Libraries. This topic is a spin-off to the 'New Beginning Calls' you can watch here. The speakers will discuss their journey in establishing Makerspaces in Universities, the idea behind it, the vision and obstacles they face/d. This call is great if you are thinking of starting or approaching universities and other institutions on all kinds of making activities. We will have with us Maik Jähnefrom part of Open Workshops Network in Germany, Leyla Yunis, Director at Maker Institute in Prague, our own Saad Chinoy from Edible Makerpsapce in Singapore and Yuri Vlasyuk from Ukraine who is a producer of the Ukrainian Maker Faire's and Ukrainian makerspaces Association.  Topic: Makerspaces in Universities Time: February 1st at 15:00 CET (Calendar Attached) ...
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