There are a number of conferences that may be of interest to people addressing the digital divide, refurbishing computer equipment and training. If you know of any that should be added to this list, please email Barry at PBDD.

The order will change as time passes. 

  1. Net Inclusion, NDIA, Tentatively rescheduled for 2021 in Portland, Oregon  at Portland State University
  2. Nonprofit Technology Conference  March 24 – 26, 2021, Pittsburgh, PA, David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    1. March 23 – 25, 2022, Denver, CO, Colorado Convention Center

Previous Conferences

  1. Electronics Reuse Conference – November 11 – 13, 2019 in Austin, Texas Conference has a commercial hardware focus. 
  2. Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide 22-24 May 2019 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  3. Net Inclusion, NDIA, April 1-3 2019. Charlotte, NC.  Write up: 
  4. Nonprofit Technology Conference  on March 13 – 15, 2019, Portland, OR – agenda, notes, material are at:
  5. Electronics Reuse Conference, October 28-31 2018, Nashville, TN
  6. Learning Circles workshop with P2PU – May 17-18 2018
  7. Net Inclusion, NDIA, April 17-19, 2018. Write-up available at:
  8. Nonprofit Technology Conference  April 11–13, 2018, New Orleans, LA with collaborative notes.
  9. Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit Feb 9-10 Toronto, Ontario, Canada attended by President of PBDD Barry Glicklich, writeup is available at:
  10. Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide conference May 24-26 2017 in San Diego, California. Proceedings – 
  11. Net Inclusion May 16-17 2017 in St. Paul, MN – PBDD attended. Read our writeup. Slides for various sessions are available at
  12. Nonprofit Technology Conference, March 23-25, 2017, Washington, DC. 
  13. Electronics Reuse Conference, October 24-26 2016, Houston, TX.
  14. ReuseConex 2016, 4th International Reuse Conference & Expo on October 17-18, 2016 in Boston, MA
  15. Net Inclusion 2016 May 18-19. Barry and Katherine’s writeup is available here.
  16. Digital Equity Learning February 2016 in Washington DC. Recording of the event is available at:
  17. Electronics Reuse Conference, Nov 2-3 2015, New Orleans, LA. Conference has a commercial hardware focus. Katherine and Barry went and the writeup is here.
  18. Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide was on October 21-22, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Board member Maryanna attended with a writeup available here.  

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