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Conferences – E-Democracy Barcamp, Politics Online Conf, We Media, SXSW

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Alan Rosenblatt, put together a great list of upcoming conferences in the U.S.. Thanks Alan!
Steven Clift
P.S. Alan is one of E-Democracy.Org’s Board members, so feel free to connect with him at any of these events if you are interested in local Issues Forums or opportunities for collaboration.
The Internet Advocacy Roundtable Roundup
Lots of great conferences coming [...]

Anyone live blogging the Personal Democracy Forum?

Thursday, May 17th, 2007

A previous family committment is keeping me away from the Personal Democracy Forum this year. The line-up tomorrow looks stellar.
If you will be live blogging the conference, add a link to your blog in my comment section or drop me a note. If an audio feed is planned, let us know as well.
Also, those interested [...]

Vote NetSquared – Review innovative project and vote by Saturday

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

I stuck local Issues Forums into the basket in the NetSquared competition. Their conference will be held in late May.
You can skim the 150 projects submissions and vote for 5 to 10.
They are looking for projects that:
* Use the power of community and social networks to create change

Report – Prospects for e-Advocacy in the Global South – Res Publica Report for the Gates Foundation

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

With permission, I’ve shared the PDF file of this report with the members of the DoWire Group called the E-Democracy and E-Government Research Network. It is available in the files area for at least the next little while.
Here is the executive summary:
Prospects for e-Advocacy in the Global South
A Res Publica Report for the Gates Foundation
Executive [...]

I’m DC bound April 4-6 – NTC Conference Session – Technology and the Social Entrepreneur

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

The Nonprofit Technology Conference, centered on the theme “Reinventing Politics: Creating Social Change From the Ground Up” looks to be the real deal – over 1,000 attendees and 80 break-out sessions.
I’ll be arriving in DC on Wednesday afternoon and will leave Friday evening. Outside of the NTC conference I am arranging meetings related to spreading [...]

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