Yvette Alberdingk Thijm to speak at Personal Democracy Forum #PDF16

WITNESS executive director Yvette Alberdingk Thijm joins the annual civic tech conference, Personal Democracy Forum, to deliver a keynote on The Promise and Perils of Being a Civic Eyewitness on Thursday, June 9 at 2:15pm.

She will also moderate the panel  “At the End of Every Data Point is a Human Being | The If and When of Technology for the Global Refugee Crisis” on Friday, June 10 at 2pm. Panelists include Lina Srivastava, Antonella Napolitano, Sarnata Reynolds, Abdi Iftan. More details can be found here.

The Personal Democracy Forum, or PDF, is in its 12th year bringing together “civic tech investors, startup founders, activists, nonprofit leadership, digital media professionals, government workers, community organizers, civic technologists, foundations… to celebrate the power and potential of tech to make real change happen.”

The two-day conference takes place at NYU’s Skirball Center in New York City. Details, to purchase passes and to read more about the schedule, speaker line-up here.

Can’t be there in person? Watch the livestream and join the conversation online with #PDF16 @witnessorg and @yvettethijm.


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