Past Events

New York Community Technology Skillshare

Event Date(s): 
July 10, 2017 to July 11, 2017

Join us on Monday and Tuesday, 10 and 11 July in New York City for a participant-driven gathering where nonprofit staff, social justice organizers, techies, activists, journalists, and students can share knowledge, build skills and capacity, and foster relationships around using technology in support of social change efforts.

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2016 Nonprofit Software Development Summit

Event Date(s): 
November 16, 2016 to November 18, 2016

Dev Summit

Our 13th annual Nonprofit Software Development Summit took place November 16 - 18, 2016 at Preservation Park.

CampaignCon - Activism and Technology Skillshare

Event Date(s): 
October 24, 2016 to October 27, 2016

How can we push the boundaries of digital campaigning for social change? A diverse mix of campaigning orgs and activist groups are coming together October 24-27 near Barcelona, Spain for CampaignCon, a skillshare on next-generation campaigning. We'll grow networks and build capacity through peer learning, and develop strategies to mobilize people-powered movements.

Techno-Activism Third Monday

Event Date(s): 
September 19, 2016

6pm-8pm
2973 16th St., Suite 300, across from the 16th & Mission BART

Want to meet allies in the Bay area who share your commitment to digital rights? Got ideas, projects, campaigns, or data to share? Want to discuss your shared —or differing—concerns in a relaxed environment without any mansplaining?

Then join us for Techno-Activism Third Monday in September!

San Francisco August digital responder meetup

Event Date(s): 
August 11, 2016

Calling all active, past, and potential digital responders! We want to know what you're up to, treat to you some snacks and beverages, and get to know why you do what you do. Join us for a lightly structured meetup on Thursday, August 11th from 5:30p to 7:30p in San Francisco's Mission neighborhood just off the 16th Street BART stop.

San Francisco Nonprofit Technology Center Ten Year Anniversary Party

Event Date(s): 
August 4, 2016

The San Francisco Nonprofit Technology Center is celebrating our ten year anniversary with a party at the Tech Center on August 4 at 5pm, and you're invited! Come share a drink and a snack with fellow nonprofit techies, staff, and activists.

Where:

San Francisco Nonprofit Technology Center
2973 16th Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103

When:

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 5pm-8pm

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West Coast digital responder meetup

Event Date(s): 
June 16, 2016

Ever wanted to know about, or work on, disaster and humanitarian response technology from a people-first perspective? Aspiration's Humanitarian Technology Festival (#HumTechFest) strives to build capacity for humanitarian aid and disaster response efforts through technology and community.

Humanitarian TechFest 2016 East Coast

Event Date(s): 
June 4, 2016 to June 5, 2016

HumTechFest is for those who have ever wanted to know about, or work on, disaster and humanitarian response technology from a people-first perspective. Our second #HumTechFest took place on June 4th and 5th in Cambridge, MA as a participatory and community-driven convening designed for field practitioners, media makers and storytellers, technology developers, information security practitioners, members of affected populations, researchers, and everyone in between.

When?

    Saturday and Sunday
    June 4th and 5th
    9:30am - 6:00pm both days

Where?

Those who could not make it to the East Coast were encouged to join us for a West Coast meetup on similar topics Thursday June 16th from 6p to 9p.

Agenda

Sessions

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Agenda and Sessions

The agenda was co-developed with participants, facilitators, and partners in the time leading up and during the event.

We' tried to build capacity for humanitarian aid and disaster response efforts through technology and community. This event happened the weekend before the related but different Humanitarian Technology Conference.

Topic areas which were likely to be on the agenda included...

  • Existing Response Technology Projects
  • Situational Awareness
  • Responsible Data Lifecycles
  • Easier After-Action Reports
  • Self-Care for Organizers
  • Participant-Led Sessions: More than half of the agenda were built by participants before and during the event, covering topics, tools, themes and issues proposed by those present.
  • Learning by Making: Hands-on workshops for sharing essential technology skills.

Let us know what should be on the agenda and how we can make this event more relevant and valuable for you!

California Nonprofit Technology Festival - Watsonville | 2016

Event Date(s): 
April 28, 2016 to April 29, 2016
CATechFest

This spring, on April 28 and 29, nonprofit staff, technology capacity builders, and community organizers from across the state joined together in Watsonville, CA for the California Nonprofit Technology Festival.

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