Registration Deadline:January 24 2015
When: January 24-25, 2015
The theme of the 2015 Summit is “The Open Internet: Local Perspectives, Global Rights.” Participants from over 70 countries will gather at the Cebu Provincial Capitol in Cebu City, Philippines on January 24-25, 2015 to explore the connections between the open Internet, freedom of expression and online civic movements around the world.
Since 2006, Global Voices Summits have brought together the most innovative and inspiring digital activist and citizen media communities from around the world. Past Summits in London, New Delhi, Budapest, Santiago de Chile and Nairobi have strengthened community ties, sparked new friendships, and served as a rich breeding ground for new ideas and collaborations across borders.
The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2015 has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Google, Open Society Foundations, Knight Foundation, Yahoo!, the Web We Want campaign, Making All Voices Count, and the Philippine Centre for Investigative Journalism.
At the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2015, community of bloggers, activists, social media experts and geeks from around the globe will discuss the open Internet, online civic movements and human rights in the digital age. In interactive sessions, panels, and debates, Participants will delve into complex issues ranging from digital surveillance to multilingualism online to legal threats against bloggers and activists—all challenges that lie at the core of much of what we do as a community, and of the future of the Internet.
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