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GM Responsible Tech Collective | Co-Production Roundtable

Join the GM Responsible Tech Collective as we explore how co-production can play a part as we work to bring home the humanity to tech

The GM Responsible Tech Collective is a cross-sector community of organisations working to establish Greater Manchester as an examplary regon for ethical tech.

With a mission of bringing home the humanity to tech, its people-powered smart city and racial equaity in tech projects are being co-produced with those people whose lives and communities are most impacted by businesses, local authorities and the decisions they make about the tech they use and create.

Looking to better understand the potential of co-production and what best practice looks like, we're bringing together experts and practitioners from across Greater Manchester's digital ecoystem to discuss the power and pitfalls of co-production, and how we as a collective can better embed it into our own organisations as well as shared initiatives.

Join us? Agenda 2.00pm - What is co-production? 2.10pm - What are the conditions and considerations for practicing co-production? 2.40pm - How has co-production helped homeless employment innovation? 3.00pm - Break 3.10pm - How to implement and embed co-production in your organisation? 3.40pm - How is co-production being used to advance black tech?

Speakers Amity C.I.C At Amity, leaders Katie Finney and Maria Mayor are fascinated by the process of bringing people together to take inspired action and lead change in their community. Caring deeply about understanding the fundamental human factors for this being successful, they have worked with Manchester City Council, Shelter, the LGBT Foundation and The Fawcett Society, and brought their co-production practice to address a vast array of social issues.

Noisy Cricket C.I.C At Noisy Cricket, founder Lauren Coulman heads up the GM Responsible Tech Collective as part of her work co-creating social change with diverse groups of people, all with a mission of building people powered movements. Through Noisy Cricket's HI Future project, project team Urska Ticar, Mooch Ashley and Harry Bailey utilised co-production techniques to remove business barriers to homeless employment, and have designed an innovative solution to help enable secure and stable futures for those impacted. More speakers to be announced.

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