Be part of the “We, the Internet” Global Citizens’ Dialogue in Singapore

Organised by the Centre for Trusted Internet and Community

The Internet is becoming the backbone of our social interactions, the current pandemic reflects the urgency of this discussion. Over the weekend of 10 and 11 Oct, we will bring together 100 citizens in Singapore to discuss the following themes through the prism of COVID-19: Internet and Me, Digital Identity, Digital Public Sphere, Artificial Intelligence and Digital Inclusion. Be a part of a global movement, be a part of change!

When and where?

The event will take place online, over two days and across four sessions of 2 hours each. In each session, participants will be guided through the discussions by experienced facilitators. The ones who will take part in all the workshops will receive an e-certificate. They will also each receive a $50 voucher as a token of appreciation and a $20 Grab voucher which they can use to purchase lunch and snacks during the sessions.

Event location

Online on Zoom

Event duration

Saturday, October 10th, 2020 - Session 1 (9-11am), Session 2 (2-4pm) (GMT+8)

Sunday, October 11th, 2020 - Session 3 (9-11am), Session 4 (2-4pm) (GMT+8)

Online registration starts on September 7th. The deadline to register ends on October 2nd.

Preparing for the event

To prepare for the Dialogue, you will just need to read an introductory text. About 15 minutes are required, but you can also download it for further review.

No prior knowledge on the topics is needed. Just be open minded and ready to interact with other citizens!

In the online version, you will find some explanatory videos about Citizens’ Dialogues.

About the organizer

About the organizer

The rise of the Internet and the popularity of social media have generated increasing discussion on topics such as the future of privacy, freedom of expression, misinformation and disinformation, as well as maintaining social security and stability. To comprehensively address these pressing issues which will evolve in tandem with Singapore’s journey towards becoming a Smart Nation, the National University of Singapore Centre for Trusted Internet and Community (CTIC) is dedicated to the inter-disciplinary study of the Internet and its implications on the society of the future.