Civic Tech Summit
Civic or tech? Why not both!
Civic Tech Summit is for
Non-governmental organizations, startups, government decision-makers, international organizations, investment funds and media, eager to explore the civic tech landscape of Ukraine and CEE countries (Belarus, Moldova, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia).
The global civic tech community met online
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Civic Tech Summit 2020
is calling for speakers
In civic tech we trust. So let's make a real impact together.
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For additional information, please contact i@1991.vc
How was it in 2018?
During Civic Tech Summit 2018 change drivers from Govtech Poland, e-Governance Academy and DataFest Tbilisi brought insights on using technology in creating new image of government. Participants also elaborated on importance of using open data in civic tech services. 1991 Open Data Incubator, eHealth, ProZorro, CHESNO and DonorUA presented their local success stories.
How was it in 2020?
Civic Tech Summit 2020 brought together representatives of civil society, the IT-sector, business, and the state around an important topic — the synergy of civil and technological solutions. 35 speakers from around the world discussed the best practices of cooperation between citizens and the state and the future of the civic tech sector. During event change-makers from Prototype Fund, Prozorro, Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility, WECHANGE, DOBRA Foundation, tech2impact, and SocialBoost discussed the human-centered design as the beginning of civic technology, how to connect civic and tech, how entrepreneurship and technology can empower citizens, and how to turn the failures in civic tech projects into successes.
Within the event, we celebrated the final of the Ukrainian-German mentoring program Civic Tech Sisters, supported together with betterplace lab, 1991 Open Data Incubator, Goethe-Institut Ukraine, Civil Society Cooperation, with the friendly support of the German Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Civic Tech Summit 2020 is made possible through the cooperation of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility and SocialBoost.
Civic Tech Summit is hosted by SocialBoost — Ukrainian non-profit civic tech NGO that develops tech solutions with social impact. The event is supported by the European Union. Civic Tech Sisters program is funded with the support of the German Federal Foreign Office and conducted jointly with the betterplace lab, 1991 Open Data Incubator, Goethe-Institut Ukraine, Civil Society Cooperation.
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About the venue
1991 Civic Tech Center is the first civic tech hub in the CEE region. It is a 360 sq. meters community space, which now unites over 50 dedicated civic tech teams and inspires the collaboration between NGOs, IT, businesses and government. Since its opening last year, 1991 Civic Tech Center has held over 100 niche events to benefit the community. Hub was launched thanks to a $480,000 grant from Luminate, the philanthropic investment firm established by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.
About the venue
1991 Civic Tech Center is the first civic tech hub in the CEE region. It is a 360 sq. meters community space, which now unites over 50 dedicated civic tech teams and inspires the collaboration between NGOs, IT, businesses and government. Since its opening last year, 1991 Civic Tech Center has held over 100 niche events to benefit the community. Hub was launched thanks to a $480,000 grant from Luminate, the philanthropic investment firm established by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.
Civic Tech Day
Monday, December 3
Civic Tech Startups Day
Tuesday, December 4
How to Get Investments Day
Wednesday, December 5
Different ways of investing in civic tech startups. Examples of projects monetization. Funds and private organizations who invest (or want to invest) in civic tech projects.


Denis Mayer will tell about upcoming conference.
Deep dive into the sphere. Terminology, general overview of the CEE region and Ukraine.
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Hosted by:
Ukrainian tech* NGO
Ukrainian incubator basing on open and big data
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