In January 2021, Refugee 613 hosted the Digital Messaging Summit to share practical strategies and advice about managing digital messaging services by and for immigrants and refugees and build a network of people working in this area.
The Summit heard from experts in:
You can watch recordings of their presentations below.
Keynote Speaker, Amira Dhalla, Consumer Reports as the Associate Director of Engagement, Designing Inclusive Digital Spaces
Digital Messaging for Groups and One-on-one Service: tips & tricks, Lama Chami, Refugee 613 & Mohamad Awada, Centre for Newcomers Calgary
Tracking the Success of your Digital Messaging Service: Daniela Seskar-Hencic, Centre for Community Based Research
Keynote Speaker: Sharon Nyangweso, CEO & Founder, Quakelab - The Reality of Digital Messaging in 2021
Choosing the Best Platform for your Digital Messaging Service - Bahar Taheri, BC Refuge Hub & Newcomer.info
Handling Mis/disinformation in your Digital Community: Susana Mas, Founder of Verifiably, journalist, news and digital literacy trainer
Digital Security: Helping Newcomers Protect Their Online Identity, Linda Manimtim, E-Skills Canada