Mobile Social Congress

Program 2022

Jardins del Pou de la Figuera, Barcelona
from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Fair Electronics Exhibition
from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Restart Party: Repair workshop
from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Live music: Three Cool Cats swing concert
from 12:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Mobile Social Congress 2022 and online

  • Yago Álvarez, El Salto Diario - Economista

Welcome and presentation
from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

  • David Llistar, Ajuntament de Barcelona
  • Elena Romagosa, SETEM Catalunya

Fragility and COVID-19 in the semiconductor industry
from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Moderator: Sara Domínguez, Ingeniería sin Fronteras / SETEM Catalunya

  • Shelters for migrant workers in Taiwan
    Lennon Wong, Serve the people association
  • Why is there a semiconductor crisis and how does it impact us?
    Peter Pawlicki, Electronics Watch

New areas for socially responsible public procurement
from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Moderator: Olga Martín-Ortega, University of Greenwich

  • How much does Amazon make from public procurement in Europe?
    Stan De Spiegelaere, Uniglobal Europe
  • State imposed Uyghur forced labor in China
    Kristin Talbo, ADDA

from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Union busting practices in the united states and the philippines
from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Moderator: Gemma Friedman, UNISON

  • Challenges faced in organizing a labour union in Amazon Staten Island, New York
    Chris Smalls, Amazon Labor Union (ALU)
  • Government union repression in the Philippines
    Mary Ann Castillo, Nexperia Phils Inc Workers Union

from 1:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

El Born- Centre de Cultura i Memòria- Sala Moragues and online

  • Lluís Freixes, Catalunya Ràdio

from 5:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Importation of poor working conditions to central and eastern european factories
from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Interviewer: Lluís Freixes, Catalunya Ràdio

  • Rutvica Andrijasevic, University of Bristol

The myths of the green transition
from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Moderator: Quique Gornés, Ajuntament de Barcelona

  • Greenwashing and electric vehicles
    Alfons Pérez, Observatori del Deute en la Globalització (ODG)
  • Environmental and community impacts: lithium mines in Serbia
    Marina Pavlic, Kreni Promeni
  • Innovative projects: recycling of electric batteries in Catalonia
    Toni Dorado, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)

from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Technology: enemy or ally?
from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Moderator: Carlos Bajo, Wiriko

  • Mass surveillance by the state and corporate powers in the name of public health and safety
    Nora Miralles, Organització Drets Humans i Empreses a la Mediterrània (ODHE)
  • Empowerment and cyberactivism processes in Africa
    Aisha Dabo, AfricTivistes

from 8:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.