Global Voices Delhi Summit: Join us in December!

Please join us for the Global Voices 2006 Summit, December 16th in New Delhi, India!

India Gate, by ramkrsna

The Global Voices Summit, on December 16th, will be our annual opportunity to take stock, come together and explore our central question: How can we use the Internet to build a more democratic, participatory global discourse? How can we create a more inclusive conversation about what is happening on our planet, and how human beings in different parts of the world are impacting each other in countless ways we don't realize every day?

This year we also hope to address two further questions:

  • – How do we bring more unheard, ignored, or disadvantaged voices into the global online conversation?
  • - How do we help people speak and be heard — even when powerful people try to stop them from doing so?
    Global Voices editors, contributors, community members, interested bloggers and journalists. Basically, anybody who is interested in what it means for media, geopolitics, and global society when the whole world starts talking online.

    Tharumgv05Bycaribbeanfreephoto-1PAST GLOBAL VOICES SUMMITS

    Global Voices 2005 London Summit:
    Here is our summary of last year's meeting in London. Read articles about it in the Guardian and openDemocracy, an academic paper about us by the Center for Social Media, and a video titled “Many to Many” which includes footage from our London Summit.

    Global Voices 2004 Harvard Meeting: where Global Voices was born! Click here for an MP3 audio report about the 2004 meeting. Or read this report at Personal Democracy Forum: International Bloggers Start Connecting the Dots

    If you are able to join us (i.e., if you are committed to coming), please add your name to the sign-up wiki here. Click here to see who is already committed to attend. We have limited space. Slots will be first-come, first-served. Please only sign up if you truly plan to attend.

    Gvwidebyenda-1WHEN EXACTLY?
    9am-5:30pm IST, Saturday December 16th, 2006

    (A smaller private planning meeting will be held for GV editors and authors only on Sunday the 17th.)

    At the Indian Habitat Centre (Please note that space is very limited, so you'll want to sign up well in advance if you wish to attend – first come, first served.)


    If you can't make it in person, please join us online via webcast and live chat. We shall be posting more information about how to do so as the time approaches


    With our cool badges. Available in general and “I'm Attending” flavors!

    Global Voices Summit in Delhi '06

    Global Voices Summit in Delhi '06

    (Photo of India Gate, Delhi by ramkrsna)

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