Monthly Archives: October 2012

29 10, 2012

Training Opportunity: Collaboration Technology in Environmental Conflict Resolution

By | October 29th, 2012|Conflict Resolution, E-participation, Events|0 Comments

A few days ago, the Udall Foundation shared an interesting training opportunity coming up this December 5-6 in San Francisco, CA. From the flyer (PDF): Collaboration Technology in Environmental Conflict Resolution The Collaboration Technology in Environmental Conflict Resolution (ECR) training focuses on expanding the ECR toolkit with better solutions to environmental conflict through the use of [...]

27 10, 2012

From the Archives: Citizen Think Tank

By | October 27th, 2012|About, Zilino|0 Comments

Someone mentioned the 2005 ODDC workshop "Deepening Online Deliberation" today (see related post here), which brought back memories of how this whole thing got started. Here's another milestone on the long road to launching a digital engagement business. Back in 2006, shortly after having attended my first NCDD conference, I gave a brief presentation at Web [...]

21 10, 2012

Top Posts September 2012

By | October 21st, 2012|About|0 Comments

A little belated, here's a look at our three most popular posts in September: What Is Government 2.0? What Is Public Participation? 2012 Event and Conference Radar Thanks for reading us.

20 10, 2012

CivicMeet: New Monthly Meetup for Civic Innovators

By | October 20th, 2012|Events, Open Government|0 Comments

CivicMeet looks like fun! From the about page: CivicMeet is a monthly meetup that brings together public and private sector innovators working to create a more open, engaged civil society. CivicMeet is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License, which means you can use the CivicMeet logo and avatar and start a monthly meetup where [...]

20 10, 2012

eParticipation.eu Relaunch

By | October 20th, 2012|Europe, Radar|4 Comments

Looks like eParticipation.eu (see our coverage here) has recently relaunched. The homepage now states: The use of online environments in the communication with citizens requires specific actions. Those actions are presented in five steps. In this manual, each step is illustrated with sample cases: success stories as well as stories that are valuable lessons despite [...]

16 10, 2012

Intellitics in Portland, OR: October 16 & 17, 2012

By | October 16th, 2012|Events|0 Comments

Super short notice, but if you're in the area, I'm meeting with local IAP2 folks and others working in public participation tonight and tomorrow: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 5pm to later Burnside Brewing Co. Portland, OR http://www.burnsidebrewco.com Wednesday, October 17, 2012 12.30pm to 2pm Golden Valley Brewery Beaverton, OR http://www.goldenvalleybrewery.com No specific agenda, just interested [...]

15 10, 2012

SXSW 2013: Participatory Budgeting Session Proposal Accepted

By | October 15th, 2012|Events, Participatory Budgeting|0 Comments

Great news! Our session proposal on participatory budgeting made it through "an extremely competitive process" of community voting, SXSW Advisory Boards review and SXSW staff review and will be on the menu next year. Thank you very much to everyone who helped spread the word and gave us their vote. Much appreciated! See you in Austin.

14 10, 2012

Co-Intelligence Institute “Listen to the People” Pledge Campaign

By | October 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Did you know? There is a pledge campaign out there for politicians and public officials to declare a commitment to "hear the people's common cense." Initiated by Tom Atlee and the Co-Intelligence Institute, this initiative was launched some years ago (ca. 2004). From the website: It is time to move beyond modes of "public participation" that [...]