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Media Party Africa has ended

Media Party Africa is hosted by the continent’s largest data journalism and civic technology federation, Code for Africa, in partnership with Hacks/Hackers Africa. Together, we’re gathering some of the world’s most exciting civic technologists, digital journalists and other social justice watchdogs from across the world for three days of workshops and talks.
We have speakers confirmed from Vox, ProPublica, ESPN, Buzzfeed Labs, Quartz, Huffington Post, Zeit Investigativ, Google, Jigsaw, First Draft News, the Gates Foundation, the Mozilla OpenNews Fellowships, and many more, talking everything from drone and sensor journalism, to how they’re pioneering 360˚and VR journalism, investigative technologies, geojournalism, verification, chat apps and the rise of the bots.

THIS SCHEDULE WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW SPEAKERS SIGN ON: PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR CHANGES.  

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Adi Mistry Frost

CIVICUS
Head of Strategic Communications
Johannesburg
Innovation and technology solutions for civil society organisations and human rights defenders: mobilising; and digital security.
DataShift initiative - using citizen generated data: as evidence for campaigning, programme development, monitoring and evaluation; for tracking and monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals at national level.
Research around the comparability and complementarity of CGD in relation to traditional statistics.
Friday, October 21
 

9:00am

9:30am

10:00am

10:30am

10:45am

11:15am

11:40am

11:45am

12:30pm

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:30pm

5:00pm

7:00pm

 
Saturday, October 22
 

10:00am

11:20am

12:15pm

12:20pm

12:25pm

12:30pm

12:35pm

2:30pm

3:30pm