Thursday 31 January 2019 | British Library, London

In 2018 the problems of tech became clear to everyone.

In 2019 we will see a turning point.

In 2019, we can use responsible tech to create a fairer future.

Join Doteveryone and other world-leading experts, practitioners, policymakers, funders and tech leaders to consider how we can respond to the ‘techlash’ of 2018, and make 2019 the year the industry comes together to build a more positive future where responsible technology is the new normal.

Confirmed speakers:

Martha Lane Fox
Founder and Chair, Doteveryone
Jeremy Wright
DCMS Secretary of State
Hayden Wood   
CEO, Bulb
Sarah Gold
CEO, Projects by IF
Mark Martin
UK Black Tech
Julie Dawson
Director of Regulatory & Policy, Yoti
Check Warner
CEO Diversity VC
Rashida Richardson
Director of Policy Research, AI Now Institute
Damian Bradfield
President and CMO, WeTransfer
Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon
Co-founder, STEMettes
Anab Jain
Co-founder & Director, Superflux

Responsible Tech 2019 event is designed to help you:

  • Understand what responsible tech is and why we need it to respond to the problems with tech today
  • Articulate the potential benefits of responsible tech for business and for society
  • Discover solutions to the current challenges of putting responsible principles into practice
  • Learn how to make responsible technology part of the operations of a growing and thriving organisation
  • Catalyse change in leadership, policy and investment to make responsible technology the new normal.

Accessibility Fund:

Responsible Tech 2019 intends to bring together diverse and underrepresented voices in order to make responsible technology the new normal.

We want to ensure that the event is accessible and provides a welcoming, safe and productive space for everyone regardless of age, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, ethnicity, nationality, race, religion (or lack thereof), education, or socio-economic status.

What we want to do

We have put aside part of our event budget, supported by our generous sponsors, Bulb, to support those who might otherwise face barriers in attending.

Note: the venue is wheelchair accessible; we’ll have seats up front reserved for wheelchairs, people who are deaf, hard of hearing and/or visually impaired; there will be vegan, dairy free and gluten free food options.

More details about the venue are available on the British Library website.

How it will work

Those wanting support to attend will need to apply by Friday 14th December 2018. This is to give us enough time to make decisions on how to allocate the money and to allow people to book travel and other services in advance.

We will use the following criteria to decide how to allocate the money:

  • The support will help to ensure there are diverse voices in the room
  • The potential benefit, to the individual attending, the organisation they represent and/or the field of Responsible Tech more widely, of attending. (This will be based on the content of written responses in the application forms).

What to do next

Apply for support using this short form.

As this is Doteveryone’s first ticketed event, this is the first time we’ve put in place a fund of this kind.

If you have any thoughts, comments or advice on the process then please get in touch via [email protected] so we can improve it for next time.

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