10 #TechForGood Conferences You Can Attend This Year

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Conferences are the best way to gather and share ideas with other innovators and thinkers like you. Tech-for-good companies are on the rise, and big companies and startups are coming together to create a better world. The following list consists of 10 conferences that are worth a visit and why you should go!:

  1. Charity Digital Tech Conference
    • Where?: London, UK
    • When?: February 13, 2019
    • Why?: This conference benefits small to large charities that will learn from expert tech speakers and understand how future digital trends will shape the non-profit world. Your organisation will receive guidance on how it can transform and impact.
  2. Impact Conference
    • Where?: Belgrade, Serbia
    • When?: February 19-20, 2019
    • Why?: Impact brings investors, organisations and other key players together in order to “bring the world to South-East Europe.” Impact focuses on accelerating the effect of social impact as it is the first of its kind conference in this region of Europe.
  3. Doing Good Doing Well (DGDW) Conference
    • Where?: Barcelona, Spain
    • When?: March 4-5, 2019
    • Why?: DGDW is run by IESE Business School students and is the largest student-run conference in Europe. Participants will hear from professionals who will speak about their work experience and how their jobs and organisations are interconnected with society.
  4. World Summit Awards (WSA)
    • Where?: Cascais, Lisbon
    • When?: March 11-13, 2019
    • Why?: For 15 years, the WSA has focused on digital innovation and how it has a social impact and change in the world. WSA is an awards system that selects local digital innovation with high impact on improving society.
  5. Bond Conference and Awards
    • Where?: London, UK
    • When?: March 18-19, 2019
    • Why?: Bond brings together people from the international development and humanitarian sectors. The first day of the conference features the Bond International Development Awards which celebrates the sector’s inspiring people and achievements.
  6. Campaigning Forum 2019
    • Where?: Oxford, UK
    • When?: April 9-10, 2019
    • Why?: Campaigning forum is an event for experienced campaigning, fundraising and digital practitioners to connect and share their successes and failures with one another. Its goal is to have a focus on participants instead of solely the speakers and to counter fear mongering and fake news.
  7. Charity Times Annual Conference
    • Where?: London, UK
    • When?: May 2, 2019
    • Why?: Charity Times aims to explore the future of the charity sector as well as address key issues that could affect your charity now and in the future.
  8. Fundraising Convention 2019
    • Where?: The Barbican, London
    • When?: July 1-3, 2019
    • Why?: This convention is held annually by the Institute of Fundraising. Industry leaders and speakers will be present, and there will be an opportunity to engage in a range of workshops, case studies and debates.
  9. IFC: The Resource Alliance
    • Where?: The Netherlands
    • When?: October 15-18, 2019
    • Why?: At IFC, changemakers, radical disruptors and though-leaders convene and learn, network, collaborate and problem solve. IFC will explore actions to take in order to thrive in the future of digital and scientific innovation.
  10. Meaning Conference
    • Where?: Brighton UK
    • When?: November 14, 2019
    • Why?: Meaning focuses on topics such as post-growth economics and sustainability. This conference explores new and challenged ways to be innovative in the 21st century.