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Tech for Good: Citizen Tech
29/11/2017 | The Federation, Federation Street, Federation House, M4 2AH

This month, Tech for Good explore a variety of topics tech companies being more ethical as a decent starting point, or how charities or entrepreneurs can create products to do social good, or the tech being used within charities and how they're using it to collect money, promote their cause, campaign or deliver their service.

Get in touch on Twitter - #techforgoodlive  @techforgoodlive  

Our Fine Speakers:

Tim Harbour - Designing for Crisis - The Hebden Bridge Floods

Tim has been designing & building user-focussed digital things for nearly 20 years. Now based in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, he's also co-founder of the 10 day Wuthering Bytes technology Festival.

When Hebden Bridge suffered devastating floods on Boxing Day 2015, a tiny team of web folks put their skills to work to help their community. This is the story of what they made, what it does and, the difference it yadeto peoples lives and the insights they gained into designing for crisis situations. 

@timharbour

Kirsty Styles

Info TBC but she's great we promise  

@Kirstystyles1

Clare Devaney - 4.0 Citizen Tech for Greater Manchester

More TBC

@Claredevaney

Hosted by Rebecca Rae-Evans (AKA Bex/ @RebeccaWho)

Lightning talks: 

We'll also have space for brief "lightning" talks on the night, where anyone will have a chance to speak for up to 3 minutes on something that helps more people do good with tech.

As usual, talks start at 6:30pm!

 

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