Designing Tech for Social Cohesion, Council on Technology and Social Cohesion, 23-25 February 2023, San Francisco, CA, USA. Deadline: Ticket sales end 17 February 2023.
This conference explores a new generation of tech products that offer design affordances and algorithms optimized for prosocial content. Professional development opportunities include:
Learn from social cohesion practitioners with decades of experiences working to depolarize groups
Be inspired by a new generation of tech platforms designed with algorithms and affordances to help groups find common ground and build empathy
Learn metrics for measuring polarization and social cohesion
Network with tech innovation teams and experienced community bridge builders and peace builders from around the world
NOTE: Includes panels on topics like: “Using Tech for Intergroup Dialogue,” and “How can Bridge-Building & Peacebuilding Experts Inform Tech Designs?” so it seems appropriate for many followers of this site.