The POINT conference marks the 10th year – let’s round it together!
We made it to our first double-digit! Our joint persistence made 10 years of our existence. It is indeed an amazing feeling to keep seeing dedicated, hardworking young people who are pioneers in this field and are constantly innovating and using technology and other means to inspire and achieve change! Unique ideas, inspiring stories, positive energy and courageous young people are the reason for this success – and that is how we want to enter the new decade of POINT!
This year, the conference will be held on June 2nd and 3rd, at Sarajevo’s Dom mladih. If you are one step away from developing a project or an initiative that would aim to improve our lives, societies or politics and use technology and/or innovation of any kind, or you want to learn about initiatives dealing with political accountability projects, open data in democracy, human rights, technology tools for transparency and accountability, social media, current events, the impact of technology and similar – apply to participate and get inspired! POINT is a great place for networking and potential cooperation, and it offers peer-to-peer learning during the workshops. You can apply for travel and accommodation fellowships if you are coming from the following countries in the Balkans:
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- North Macedonia
Send your submission using this short form explaining why you want to participate in the conference. If you have an idea for a presentation, please check our open call for speakers. Important information!
- The deadline for submissions is April 25th, 2022.
- The event will take place in Sarajevo, June 2nd – 3rd, 2022.
- If you need a visa to enter Bosnia and Herzegovina, we will help you obtain it.
- The working language of the conference is English.
The POINT Conference (Political Accountability and New Technologies) is the largest conference of this type in the Southeastern Europe (SEE) region. It seeks to be a platform for civil society that encourages the use of new technologies. Since its first edition in 2012, the Point Conference has become a unique meeting place for civic activists and civil society representatives from SEE, but also from all over the world, as well as a platform for exchanging ideas and innovative solutions to promote a responsible and open society. Is it worth coming? Definitely! We will be thrilled to see so many people from the SEE region and worldwide because that’s what POINT Conference (Political Accountability and New Technologies) is all about – connections, friendships, motivation, innovation and changes. As a platform for exchanging ideas and innovative solutions to promote a responsible and open society, the POINT conference is the largest of its type in the SEE region, and it continues to be a platform for civil society that encourages the use of new technologies. POINT Conference is organized by UG “Zašto ne” (Citizens’ Association – CA “Why not”), in partnership with ACTION SEE and SEE Check networks. It is supported by the National Endowment of Democracy (NED) and the Balkan Trust for Democracy (BTD). If you have any questions, feel free to send us an e-mail at: [email protected].