We are delighted to announce that we had our project India national conference entitled ‘FORE International Conference on Digital Innovation 2018: Innovating Digital Technologies For Creating Safer Cities in India’ at the FORE School of Management (FSM), New Delhi on 14th and 15th December 2018.

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Our project institutional partner, the FORE School of Management Centre for Digital Innovation, which is lead by #DIVAWProject Co-Investigator Dr. Rakhi Tripathi, in partnership with the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and our project funder, the British Academy, host institution, King’s College London, institutional partner, the London School of Economics and Political Science, and project societal partner Safetipin, organised the conference in December 2018 with the objective of providing a collaborative platform for researchers and experts to discuss the impact of digital technologies on creating safer cities in India. This conference also provided the opportunity for our project team and societal partners to present our research findings to experts working on our project themes.

Date: Friday & Saturday 14th and 15th December 2018               

Location: FORE School of Management, Qutab Institutional Area, Adhitam Kendra, New Delhi, Delhi 110016, India

Explore the conference concept note here

Read the conference programme here.

Read articles on our conference in APN NewsCampusũtra.com and Okhla Times.

[View our Wakelet story with all of the Tweets from the event]


(c) Ayona Datta


 The main themes of the conference are: 

• Digital Cities (More)

• Smart Cities, Urban Governance and Planning Using ICTs

• Digital Economy and ICT – Driven Economic Institutions And Practices

• Cyber Security

• Digital Divide

• Women’s Movement

• Double Marginalisation

• Occidental And Oriental Cities

• Gender Relations

• Community vs. Cosmopolitan

• Community Programming and Participation

• Policies and Practices

• Gender Budgeting

• Social Institutions

• Women’s Rights


Please check out the conference website and Twitter for post-conference updates and feel free to contact us via the conference email address if you are interested in working with us and featuring our conference in your publication:

Conference Twitter: @fore_innovation

Conference Hashtag: #DIVAWConference

Conference Website: http://ficdi.fsm.ac.in

Conference Contact Email: ficdi@fsm.ac.in

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