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Refugee 613's Digital Messaging Summit - session recordings

By: Marco Campana
September 9, 2021

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:

  • digital community design and engagement
  • community management, guidelines and protocols
  • fighting misinformation and disinformation online
  • impact measurement, and more

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

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