All Tech Is Human: San Francisco


On Saturday, September 21st, 175 technologists, designers, academics, students, big tech, advocates, policymakers, and more gathered for an all-day summit tackling some of the thorniest issues in tech. All Tech Is Human is an accelerator for tech change. We speed up the process of progress by uniting multiple stakeholders, promoting knowledge-sharing and collaboration, and building out an essential hub for the tech change community to tap into.

Here is a window into how the day went…

9:00 to 9:45 | Coffee & Registration

9:45 to 10:00 | Welcome, David Ryan Polgar (founder & exec director of All Tech Is Human)

10:00 to 10:40 | Fireside chat with the FCC's Jessica Rosenworcel and TheBridge's Allie Brandenburger 

Lightning talks, Round 1

Christopher Ategeka

Susan Etlinger

Bogdana Rakova

Conversation Block #1

A: Digital Civility 

 A. Anne Collier, Maura Tuohy di Muro, Tami Bhaumik. Moderated by Matt Soeth.

B. Tech & Policy

B. Congressman Jerry McNerney, Bulbul Gupta & Julia Reinhardt. Moderated by Renee Farris.

12:30 to 1:20

 Lunch & relationship-building

1:30 to 2:05

Lightning Talks, Round 2

 Antonio Aguilera

Catie Cuan

Andrew McWilliams

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2:10 to 3:05

Conversation Block #2

 A. Women in Tech

 A. Harini Gokul, Rona Yu, Suzanne Yuen. Moderated by Mia Dand

B. Content Moderation & Speech

B. Matt Soeth, Zineb Laraki, Justin Davis. Moderated by Mo Johnson

3:10 to 4:05

Conversation Block #3

 A. Mental Wellbeing & Tech

A. Vicki Harrison, Bhupendra Sheoran, David Ball. Moderated by Lauri Goldkind

B. Responsible Innovation & Design

B. Carey Jenkins, Steven Tiell, Mia Dand. Moderated by Sheryl Cababa

4:10 to 5:00

Today I Learned & Tomorrow I Will

[Summary session w/ whiteboard]

Led by Mo Johnson  & Matt Soeth

5:00 to 6:00

Cocktails & Connecting

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