Stories about Open Program

June 1, 2010

Session Notes: Indigenous languages online – challenges and opportunities

The main focus of the small breakout session was to explore the ways that internet has helped promote the uses of indigenous languages in countries where these languages have not had much presence online.

May 24, 2010

Session Notes: Social Translation

Notes from an open session on online social translation, mostly related to Global Voices Lingua project.

May 20, 2010

Session Notes: Youth and Online Media

On youth and experiences with integrating youth. Session leader was Emily Jacobi from Digital Democracy.

May 19, 2010

Session Notes: Social movements and social media in Latin America (and elsewhere!)

The person-to-person aspect of social organizing in Latin America (sometimes without dependence on telecommunications).

Session Notes: La nueva Ley de Propiedad Intelectual de Chile: derechos de autor y libertad de expresión

Open Session a cargo de Pedro Less, Gerente de Asuntos Gubernamentales y Políticas Pública de Google para Latinoamérica, y Claudio Ruiz, presidente de la ONG Derechos Digitales de Chile.

Session Notes: Mobiles – The power of the Internet and reporting in your pocket

Given the subject matter about the use of mobile phones, reporting on the breakout session was undertaken via Twitter. Led by Prabhas Pokharel, MobileActive.org.

May 5, 2010

10 Tactics at the Gobal Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010

The film “10 Tactics – turning information into action” will be screened on both days of the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010 during the 5pm open sessions.