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CFP – EDem2008 – Conference for E-Democracy – Austria 29-30 Sep 2008 – Submissions May 15

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Join me in Austria next September at the EDem2008 conference.
In addition to speaking, I hope to use this as an opportunity to have an informal conversation with researchers interested helping design a proposal for a multi-city European comparative research project on *citizen-based* local e-democracy projects (including a mix of community and neighbourhood Issue Forums [...]

Submit Questions for Live Online Interview with Steven Clift on Online Town Halls, 2 Apr 2008

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Hey all, I’ll be interviewed live online next week by David Witzel with PolicyCommons.Org and Forum One Communications.
If you have any questions on the topic of “Building Town Halls Online” or e-democracy in general, send them in now:
Here is the text of the announcement from LIVE Interviews Online:
Interview with Steven Clift on Building Town [...]

How would you engage a million people? The UK government wants to know

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

The UK Ministry of Justice is considering an online engagement component as part of “its desire to hold a national debate on a British Statement of Values as part of the Governance of Britain Green Paper.” They plan a representative “Citizens’ Summit” into which the results of an online engagement(s) would flow.
I was asked by [...]

Public Notices 4.0: Time to Upgrade Public Meetings – More IdeaLab Posts

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

I am catching up with posts from the IdeaLab, not yet shared on DoWire. In addition to this post, two other posts not sent on the e-mail version include National Night On(line)! and Crashing the E-Politics and E-Democracy Gates.
Cross-posted to PBS IdeaLab.
Public Notices 4.0: Time to Upgrade Public Meetings
Over the years my work has brought [...]

National Night On(line)!

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Cross-posted to PBS IdeaLab.
The other night it was -10F with a windchill of -40F here in Minneapolis. When things get that cold, we Minnesotans start thinking about ways to get warm. I think this is why we have a reputation for public innovation, we have a lot of indoor time to think up schemes when [...]

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