Tue, Oct 13



Digital Citizenship Day

The Digital Citizenship Day seeks to promote reflection, exchange and development of capacities for the construction of digital citizenship from an integral perspective that considers the critical, reflective, safe, responsible, creative and participatory use of digital technologies.

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Digital Citizenship Day

Time & Location

Oct 13, 2020, 10:00 AM – Oct 16, 2020, 2:00 PM


About the event

Tuesday October 13

10:00 am - Opening

Virginia Pardo

Director of the Information Society (AGESIC)

Martin Rebour

Training Manager (Plan Ceibal)

10:15 am - Are we critical and reflective people in the digital environment?

Christopher Cobo

Education and Technology Specialist. Investigator.

11:00 am - Round table: Empirical data for Uruguay.

Matías Dodel (UCU), Lourdes Cardozo (ORT) and Florencia Aguirre (Agesic).

Moderated by: Valeria Colombo

5:30 p.m. - Journalistic rigor from the classroom: tools against misinformation

Workshop by the NGO Pensamiento Colectivo (duration: 2 hours)

The workshop aims to provide practical tools for the development of skills that allow to deal with information in a responsible way: Information vs. Disinformation; non-neutrality journalistic tools and techniques to verify information.

Wednesday October 14

Block: Emotions and "fake news"

10:00 am - The true and the apparent in digital contexts

Dario Sztajnszrajber

Writer, popularizer of philosophy, essayist and teacher.

10:45 am - New challenges for teaching critical thinking at school

Laura zommer

Executive and journalistic director of Chequeado (Arg.). Teacher and researcher.

Thursday October 15

Block: Ethics and algorithms

10:00 am - Thinking about technology from philosophy

Karina Pedace and Tomás Balmaceda

Artificial Intelligence, Philosophy and Technology Research Group

10:45 am - Automating inequality

Patricia diaz

Lawyer, teacher and person in charge of DATYSOC

5:30 pm - About bubbles and algorithms

Workshop by Agesic and Cooperativa Homoludens (Duration: 2 hours)

The workshop aims to work on the understanding and critical evaluation of technologies and information. Skills in critical use will be addressed in order to provide resources that can be used in educational contexts.

Friday October 16

Block: Widening the views to deepen the debate

10:00 am - Round table: Role of the Media in the digital environment

Gerardo Sotelo (SECAN), Mariana Rethen (InfOK), Natalia Uval (La Diaria)

Moderator Zelmira May (Unesco)

11:00 - Round table: Challenges to build critical and reflective citizenships

Andrés Riva (ANEP), Virginia Rodés (UdelaR), Soledad Morales (UdelaR) and Juan Marrero (UTEC).

Moderator: Zelmira May (Unesco)

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