Latin American Summit on Community Networks 2019

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24 September 2019

09:00 – 17:00


12 presentations offered to the local community, mainly students of the University of Cundinamarca:

- Experience: CN Bosachoque-Libre, Colombia - Wilson Gordillo
- Experience: CN Atalaya-Sur, Argentina - Damián Fernando Cejas
- Experience: Tosepan, México - Bonifacio
- Experience: Indigenous Technologies (Tecnologías Indígenas Campesinas, TIC), México - Elisa Castillo and José Roberto de la Cruz
- Experience: Manabí and Esmeraldas, Ecuador - Paco Olaya
- CN experiences from different continents - Nicolás Pace
- Right to communicate in rural areas, a collective and organizational work - Ana Muller
- Gender perspective (experience from Mexico) - Karla Velasco
- Ecological-social impact of telecommunications - Patrick Jordan
- Librerouter, the traveled road (Altermundi Collective, Argentina) - Jessica Giudice
- Collaboration experience between the academic and non-profit communications sector - Mariela Baladrón
- Experience: Colnodo, Colombia - Lilian Chamorro

25-28 September 2019

09:00 – 17:00

Working Sessions

After the Open Day, the representatives of the participating collectives will define the order and format of the topics for the working sessions, in a collaborative and bottom-up way. The suggested topics are:

a. Regulatory frameworks
i. Public policies
ii. Universal service funds
iii. Spectrum
b. Local content
c. Methodological strategies for community work
d. Web platform for Community Networks in Latin America
e. Promotion and deployment actions for new Community Networks
f. Matrix for technologies choice
g. Gender in Community Networks (women and LGBTIQ+ Community participation)
h. Experiences exchange in Latin American territories
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Date and Time

Tuesday 24 September 2019 –

Saturday 28 September 2019


University of Cundinamarca

Fusagasugá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

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