Monthly Archives: July 2009

31 07, 2009

TransparencyCamp West: August 8-9 at Google HQ in Mountain View, CA

By | July 31st, 2009|Events|1 Comment

I'll do my best to be at TransparencyCamp West next weekend, August 8-9 in Mountain View, CA. From their site, here's what it's all about: This un-conference is about convening a trans-partisan tribe of open government advocates from all walks — government representatives, technologists, developers, NGOs, wonks and activists — to share knowledge on how [...]

25 07, 2009

Creative leadership skills and public participation

By | July 25th, 2009|Ideas|0 Comments

Thanks once again to a most distinguished network of people we follow on Twitter, I came across an interesting paper yesterday: Leading Complexity: The Art of Making Sense (by Charles J. Palus and David M. Horth) Introduction This article is about developing and using creative leadership in the face of complex challenges. What has emerged from [...]

17 07, 2009

2009 IAP2 Annual Conference, September 21-23 in San Diego, CA

By | July 17th, 2009|Events, Public Participation|5 Comments

Intellitics will attend the 2009 IAP2 Annual Conference "Making Sustainable Decisions", September 21-23, 2009 in San Diego, CA. From their website: Making Sustainable Decisions In recent years, sustainability has become the watchword for many human, social, corporate and governmental endeavors.  In some formulations, there are three “pillars” and in others there are four.  Others refer [...]

11 07, 2009

Session proposals for SXSW ’10

By | July 11th, 2009|E-participation, Events|4 Comments

The deadline to submit session ideas for SXSW '10 has been extended through Sunday, July 12 (midnight Austin, TX time). Over the past few days, I have had a number of interesting conversations here at No Better Time about how the Open Government Initiative could have been improved.  I have a hunch that a significant level [...]

7 07, 2009

Intellitics at “No Better Time” Conference, University of New Hampshire, July 8-11, 2009

By | July 7th, 2009|Deliberation, Events, Research|4 Comments

I'll be taking the red-eye to Boston tonight on my way to what looks like a great conference: No Better Time: Promising Opportunities in Deliberative Democracy for Educators and Practitioners The conference is hosted by The Democracy Imperative and the Deliberative Democracy Consortium. From their website: What are the conference's objectives? Deliberative democracy has reached [...]