Archive for March, 2006

E-activism webcast presentation by Steven Clift

Thursday, March 30th, 2006

Want to catch the webcast of my presentation on e-activism in the United States presented to a UK audience?
Jump right to the presentation video webcast and use the Index Point to jump to Item 10 or move the video bar to 02:59:21. It is a snappy 20 minute presentation that shouldn’t ruin your day.
If [...]

Want to be a professor of e-government? Head to New Zealand.

Thursday, March 30th, 2006

It is a messy cut and paste job, but here are the details:
Contact: Elaine McCaw or Sam Gleisner on 04 499 5051
Level 8 – ASB Bank Tower, 2 Hunter Street, PO Box 468, Wellington
Fax: 04 499 5052 email:
Chair of E-Government
Victoria University of Wellington
Victoria University of Wellington is [...]

Transformational Local Government – Discussion Paper from the UK

Thursday, March 30th, 2006

It looks like local e-democracy, devolution, the neighborhoods agenda, and “civil renewal” or active citizenship concepts are blending together in the UK.
Check out this section from Transformational Local Government – Discussion Paper:

Giving local people more power
Why is this important?
43. A sense of being unable to influence decisions may contribute to low participation in local elections and [...]

Conference – National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation – San Francisco – 4-6 Aug 2006

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

Sent in by Sandy Heierbacher, Director, National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation:
Don’t Miss the 2006 National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation
The 2006 NCDD conference will take place in San Francisco, California August 4-6, with pre-conference trainings on Thursday, August 3rd. If you are dedicated to solving group and societal problems through honest talk, quality thinking [...]

EPFL Executive Master in e-Governance

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

Sent to DoWire by Gianluca Misuraca:
e-Gov Executive Master 2006/07: Call for applications
The 2006/07 edition of the EPFL Executive Master in e-Governance, formally launched on 16th December 2005 during the “Open Event” on “From e-Government to e-Governance: A Multi Perspective Appraisal” is now accepting applications.
Join the Executive Master in e-Governance and you will [...]

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