Indie Tech Summit
in Brighton, UK on July 4th, 2014
at the Sallis Benney Theatre from 9.30am - 5.30pm, with workshops and other activities on July 5th at 68 Middle Street from 10am - 6pm
Declaration of Independence of the Internet
We gathered to discuss sustainable & ethical alternatives to corporate surveillance & launch the Ind.ie Manifesto.
Tickets are sold out.
Featured (in alphabetical order)
Friday 4th July
9:30 - 9:45am
Brave New World
I just woke up from a nightmare. Let me tell you of the crazy world in my dream…
9:45 - 10:30am
Declaration of Independence
Indie Tech Manifesto launch.
An Indie Tech Announcement
It’s a surprise.
Richard Stallman, Aral Balkan, and you.
10:30 - 11:00pm
11:00 - 11:50am
Design - Part I
On First Things First.
On design in traditional free & open source.
On universal design.
On designing diversity.
Panel: Designing independence
Cole Peters, Ivanka Majic, Laura Kalbag, Lena Reinhard, and you.
11:50 - 12:20pm
12:20 - 13:30pm
Stopgaps — what can we do today?
On Indie Web.
On digital self defense.
On a personal cloud.
On the journalism challenge.
On a new approach to independent journalism.
On change from within.
On owning your moments.
Conversation: Stopgaps — what can we do today?
Jeremy Keith, Pernille Tranberg, Tor Krill, James Ball, Matt McAlister, Thomas Marzano, Jamie Young, Georgia Kontesidou, and you.
1:30 - 2:30pm
Finger buffet of sandwiches (selection of meat, fish, and vegetarian). If you need vegan or wheat free alternatives please contact Jo with your requirements.
1:45 - 2:15pm
Eat, drink, & listen
Grab some food and head back to see three-minute demos of arkOS, cloudfleet, Cozycloud, TiddlyWiki, transmat, and Open Street Maps by Tom Atkins, Christoph Witzany, Benjamin Andre, Jeremy Ruston, Glenn Jones, and Tom Morris.
2:30 - 3:20pm
Design - Part II
On designing in the open.
On design and cryptography.
On designing with data.
On fair design.
On sustainable design.
Panel: Designing for the whole term
Brennan Novak, Frederic Jacobs, Robin Hawkes, Olivier Hebert, Janet Gunter, and you.
3:20 - 3:45pm
3:45 - 4:45pm
Politics, education, & reaching the mainstream.
On becoming a pirate.
On making freedom fashionable.
On raising the next generation.
On influencing policy & awareness.
On fighting for digital rights.
On the state of digital rights in the EU.
Ancilla Tilia, Stefan Siegel, Doug Belshaw, Gry Hasselbalch, Marietje Schaake, Danny O’Brien, Gyln Moody, and you.
4:45 - 5:00pm
5:00 - 5:30pm
On the future of giving.
An Indie Phone announcement
We can’t tell you yet!
Aral Balkan Watch video Read transcript.
6pm - late
Afterparty at North Laine Pub.
Saturday 5th July
10:00 - 5pm
Various workshops, unconference style.
4th July at Sallis Benney Theatre
58-67 Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 0JY
5th July at 68 Middle Street
68 Middle Street, Brighton, BN1 1AL