See the Program of the 2018 Mobile Social Congress

In its third edition, the Mobile Social Congress will focus on the alternative experiences from the social and solidarity economy promoting technological sovereignty from a feminist perspective. At the same time, participants will get to see examples of organization and resistance by female workers and women from communities affected by the violation of human and environmental rights by the electronics supply chain.

You can see the full PROGRAM here.

(Entrance is free, only the Restart Party requires registration).

Tuesday, February 27 – Technological Sovereignty

PANELS

4:00 pm – Auditorium

Programmed obsolescence and electronic waste: solutions from the social and solidarity economy

Speakers:

Alexandra Farbiarz, Terraqui

David Franquesa, Pangea and eReuse

Joseph Silvere Mfou’ou Mbata, Alencop

Moderator: Laia Fargas, SETEM Catalunya

6:00 pm – Auditorium

Technological sovereignty and feminism

Speakers:

Spideralex, Donestech

Silvia Pérez, HackDones BCN

Núria Alonso, Colectic

Moderator: Laura Mora, Capa8 and Aspertic

INTERVIEW

5:40 pm – Auditorium

Som Connexió

WORKSHOPS

4:00 pm – CLASSROOMS 1 and 2

Digital self-defence

Offered by: Benet R. i Camps, Softcatalà

5:30 pm – CLASSROOMS 1 and 2

RESTART PARTY: Lengthen the life span of your mobile or computer, and fight programmed obsolescence!

Participants must register beforehand by filling out this form

Offered by: Restarters Barcelona

Wednesday, February 28 – Human Rights in the electronics supply chain

PANELS

4:00 pm – Auditorium

Women, mining extractivism and the violation of human and environmental rights in Latin America

Speakers:

Gloria Chicaiza, Red Latinoamericana de Mujeres Defensoras de Derechos Sociales y Ambientales (Latin American Network of Women Defending Social and Environmental Rights), Ecuador
Margarita Aquino, Red Latinoamericana de Mujeres Defensoras de Derechos Sociales y Ambientales (Latin American Network of Women Defending Social and Environmental Rights), Bolivia
Karolien Burvenich, CATAPA, Belgium
Moderator: Miquel Carrillo, Enginyeria Sense Fronteres (Engineering Without Borders)

6:00 pm – Auditorium

Poisoning from the use of toxic products in the electronics industry

Speakers:

Heather White, co-director and producer of the documentary “Complicit”, USA/China
Amanda Hawes, International Campaign for Responsible Technology and SCCOSH, USA
Joe DiGangi, IPEN, South Korea (video conference)
Moderator: Olga Martín-Ortega, Electronics Watch and University of Greenwich, United Kingdom

INTERVIEW

5:45 pm – Auditorium

Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges, Scotland

WORKSHOPS

4:00 pm – CLASSROOMS 1 and 2

iSlaveat10 – 10 years of modern slavery to manufacture the iPhone

Offered by: Alba Trepat, SETEM Catalonia – with the collaboration of SACOM

5:00 pm – CLASSROOMS 1 and 2

War, natural resources and the role of civil society in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Offered by:

Josep Maria Royo, School for a Culture of Peace, UAB

Erick Kambalé, Étoile du Sud, D.R. Congo

Sylvie Luzala, Étoile du Sud, D.R. Congo

** This event receives funding from the European Union and the City Council of Barcelona. Its content is the exclusive responsibility of SETEM.

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