TIKSO is Makaia’s annual flagship event created to promote dialogue between different sectors and stakeholders such as public, private and social sector, and individuals working for development and social impact. ​

​Tikso serves as a platform for exploring the transformative power of international cooperation and technology in driving positive social change.

September 25th

Academic Agenda

A platform for fostering dialogue among various sectors committed to development and social impact. A day  full of conferences, panels, and workshops, led by experts in technology and resource mobilization.



September 26th

Partners and Donors Matchmaking Event

The opportunity to meet innovators, civil society organizations and local organizations, carefully selected to fit your specific criteria and aligned with your funding and collaboration objectives.

Academic Agenda    09 | 25 | 24

Morning agenda – Technology for social impact


Artificial Intelligence for Strengthening Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

8:10 a. m. – 9:10 a. m.

Impact dialogues

Comfenalco Antioquia

9:15 a. m. – 9:30 a. m.


Effective interaction with artificial intelligence in educational settings

9:35 a. m. – 10:20 a. m.

Impact dialogues

Suma Social

10:20 a. m. – 10:35 a. m.

Impact dialogues

Medellín Chamber of Commerce for Antioquia

11:10 a. m. – 11:25 a. m.


Digital Security: A Cornerstone of Digital Human Rights

11:30 a. m. – 12:15 p. m.

Afternoon Agenda – Resource Mobilization


The Future of cooperation and investment for social development.

2:00 p. m. – 2:55 p. m.

Impact dialogues

Aflora. Fundación Bolívar Davivienda.

2:55 p. m. – 3:10 p. m.

Success Stories

Innovative Resource Management Models in Latin America

  • Partnerships and cooperation for social impact.
  • Proposal preparation and presentation experiences.
  • Crowdfunding: examples of collaborative and rffective fundraising.

3:15 p. m. – 4:20 p. m.

Impact dialogues

4:20 p. m. – 4:35 p. m.


Implementing Management Strategies for Collaboration

  • Strategic alliance management for collaborative projects
  • Grant writing and proposal preparation for funding.            
  • Developing a successful crowdfunding strategy for your project.

5:15 p. m. – 6:00 p. m.

*Horarios sujetos a posibles modificaciones.

Alexander Páez

PhD in Education. Project Management Officer, Visión Foundation


Andrés R. Arias

Digital Business Cluster Manager, Medellín Chamber of Commerce for Antioquia


Catalina Escobar Bravo

Co-founder and Strategy Director – Makaia


Diana Isabel Duque

IDB Consultant | Director of Estudios de Género en América Latina


Patricia González

Community Outreach Director, Niños de los Andes Foundation


Pat Yongpradit

Chief Academic Officer of Code.org and Lead of TeachAI

Pat Yongpradit

Cybersecurity and ICT Physicist. Specialist Information Security Officer. Algorithia, Salinas Group

Juan Pablo Castaño

Education Director | El Retiro Municipal Government


Carlos González

Executive Director, Makaia


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