Digital Inclusion through Trust and Agency: India (#InDITA)

Jul 10, 2018 08:30 AM - Jul 11, 2018 05:00 PM

  • International Institute of Information Technology

  • 26/C, Hosur Road, Electronics City Phase 1

  • Bengaluru

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Overview

The IEEE-Standards Association (standards.ieee.org) is introducing a two-day conference with the goal of developing an outcome-based collaborative community to address the challenges of affordable accessibility for disconnected communities within India, a trust framework for protecting the digital persona, and enabling the digital citizen the right to manage (agency) who, when, what and how they want to transact with other entities.

 The InDITA is not another identity conference but is an unConference. The unique design of this conference is to bring a robust concentration of technologists, researchers, government regulators, academia, ethicists and other critical experts both from India and around the world who are committed to finding and/or developing solutions.

 Why you should participate in the InDITA Conference?

  • This is a participatory conference. You, the attendee, will propose and lead sessions in real-time at the conference on relevant topics, ideas and challenges that matter to you.
  • This is an outcome based event. InDITA will be the platform to evaluate ideas, and design and build systems that provide affordable accessibility or empower individuals to manage his/her identity
  • The time is right. Discussions around national identity, securing digital persona, and digital inclusion for all are immediate and require our attention. We are bringing a new platform to enable a timely exchange of new ideas and approaches to this problem.

 

What you will be talking about at the InDITA Conference?

  • Digital Inclusion: finding and developing affordable solutions that will provide internet access to all communities
  • Trust: identifying developing a framework utilizing emerging technologies that provides transparency, privacy, the right to be forgotten and restores dignity to digital transactions amongst individuals and entities
  • Agency: identifying and developing solutions that empower the individual to manage his her identity taking into account ethical, cultural, literacy considerations,
  • Plus, any other topic you identify as relevant and critical to the conversation and the solution.

The IEEE-Standards Association is collaborating with the co-founders and organizers of the highly revered IIW (InternetIdentityWorkshop.com) to present the 2018 InDITA Conference. The IIW has produced 26 bi-annual conferences over the course of 13 years with a reputable history of success utilizing “an attendee-based” participatory conference platform to develop many of the solutions we see today in the world of identity. 

Come and join Doc Searls, Janaki Srinivasan, Kaliya Young, Phil Windley for this inaugural InDITA event. 

Venue

International Institute of Information Technology

26/C, Hosur Road, Electronics City Phase 1 ,Bengaluru

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