MozFest Resources To Design Your Own Virtual Events
Are you thinking about executing your own virtual event or gathering this year?
Whether it’s a small group of less than a dozen people, a large convening of hundreds of people, or somewhere in the middle, your work towards building Trustworthy AI and a healthier internet is critical for a vibrant and equitable digital world.
The MozFest team has published several process and reflection pieces over the last month, gleaning from our virtual MozFest experience this year, that we hope you can use and adapt to incorporate into your own community building work:
- Learn how we designed and implemented a global, virtual volunteer program, what we discovered, and what's next.
- Uncover our processes for implementing virtual safety protocols and what worked well and what didn’t.
- Consider these digital production tips for creating a seamless virtual event A/V workflow.
- Contemplate processes on building allies and how weaving partners into your community can strengthen your event.
We also wanted to share a few reflections from the community on their MozFest 2021 experience that you can reference as you build your own virtual events and gatherings.
- Talents of Nairobi shared about their opportunity to interact and work with people around the world regarding how to be a storyteller, and not just a consumer of stories.
- Digital Peace Now reflected on his experience creating a space to thoughtfully bring perspectives and solutions around state-sponsored cyber attacks and sparking connections with the community.
- The JAAKLAC initiative explored interactive methods to connect youth and adults to discuss children’s data protection policies. Read the blog in english or Latin American Castilian.
- Libraries Connected has published an entire suite of reflections from their librarians who showed up at MozFest. The series dives into everything from networking and connecting to navigating digital spaces to machine learning.
- Openscapes brought the concept of “kinder science” to the festival and reflected on the interactive discussion that challenged participants to rethink science.
- Harmony Labs has shared their work with the Mozilla’s Creative Media Awards winners around art, advocacy, and data science and how it translated to MozFest as healthy AI narratives.
- End Cyber Abuse shares their methods for hosting a mini-hackathon on tackling technology-facilitated gender violence.
- Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences analyzes their Mozilla Festival workshop results for their work: “From ‘Human Centered Design’ to ‘Humanity Centered Design’: Towards an AI design methodology for the collective/public good”.
We’d love to know what it is you are working on in the upcoming months and how we can support you more directly. Join our community slack and share your work in the #general channel or direct message our Communications Manager @kristinag.