Marco Konopacki

Project Coordinator

Institute for Technology & Society of Rio (ITS Rio), Brazil

Marco is currently pursuing a Doctorate Degree in Political Science at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and he holds a Master’s Degree from the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR) in Political Science. Marco worked as a visiting professor at the Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA) in the areas of software development management, telemetry, and georeferencing. He is a researcher on themes such as Governance of Information Technology, Software Development, and Social and Political Participation. Marco has had many experiences in both the public and private sectors. He was advisor in the Secretary of Legislative Affairs of the Ministry of Justice, where he coordinated the public debate on the regulation of Brazil’s Internet Bill of Rights. He is currently Project Coordinator in the area of Democracy and Technology at the Institute for Technology & Society of Rio (ITS Rio).

Speaking In

The Impact of Civic Technology in Latin America

The panel share their thoughts and experiences about the path to impact for Civic Technology, followed by an open session.

Using examples from Latin America as a jumping off point, we then move on to a general discussion, aiming to arrive at applicable insights and actions for Civic Technology practitioners around the world.