2014 Event and Conference Radar


Building on our previous lists (2012, 2013) here’s our compilation of 2014 conferences and events covering the intersection of technology and civic engagement, public participation, dialogue and deliberation, conflict resolution, open government and related areas.

As always, please leave a comment below if you have any additions. Thanks!

January 2014

3rd Annual TransportationCamp Washington DC
January 11, 2014
Washington, D.C.
Web: http://transportationcamp.org

January 25, 2014
London (United Kingdom)
Web: http://www.ukgovcamp.com

March 2014

SDCN Annual Conference 2014
“Transforming Divides: From Bitter Debate to Better Dialogue”
March 7-9, 2014
Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA
Web: http://sdcampusnetwork.org/ht/d/sp/i/553/pid/553

SXSW Interactive
March 7-11, 2014
Austin, TX
Web: http://sxsw.com/interactive/

Personal Democracy Forum Poland-Central Eastern Europe
Mary 13-14, 2014
Warsaw (Poland)
Web: http://personaldemocracy.com/conferences/europe/2014-pl

2014 Nonprofit Technology Conference
March 13-15, 2014
Washington, D.C.
Web: http://www.nten.org/ntc #14NTC

Citizen University Annual National Conference
March 21, 2014
Seattle, WA
Web: http://www.citizenuniversity.us/conference/

Iberian Meeting on Democracy and Participatory Budgeting
March 14-15, 2014
Mollina, Andalucia (Spain)
Web: http://www.encuentroiberico.com

April 2014 

Build Peace Conference
April 5-6, 2014
Cambridge, MA
Web: http://howtobuildpeace.com

IAIA14 Impact Assessment for Social and Economic Development
April 6-11, 2014
Viña del Mar (Chile)
Web: http://www.iaia.org/conferences/iaia14/

IAFNA 2014
April 9-12, 2014
Orlando, FL
Web: http://iaf-world.org

Transforming Local Government Conference
April 23-25, 2014
Denver, CO
Web: http://tlgconference.org

First International Conference on eDemocracy & eGovernment (ICEDEG 2014)
April 25-26, 2014
Quito (Ecuador)
Web: http://edem-egov.org

National Planning Conference
April 26-30, 2014
Atlanta, GA
Web: http://planning.org/conference/

April 29-30, 2014
Santiago de Chile (Chile)
Web: http://poplus.org/poplus_event.html

May 2014

May 6-8, 2014
Berlin (Germany)
Web: http://re-publica.de

May 21-23, 2014
Krems (Austria)
Web: Conference website

TransparencyCamp 2014
May 30-31, 2014
Washington, D.C.
Web: http://transparencycamp.org

June 2014

27th Bled eConference
June 1-5, 2014
Bled (Slovenia)
Web: http://www.bledconference.org/index.php/eConference/2014/index

14th Conference of the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy (IOPD)
June 3-5, 2014
Canoas, RS (Brazil)
Web: http://www.oidp2014.com.br/en/

Personal Democracy Forum 2014 NYC
June 5-6, 2014
New York City, NY
Web: http://personaldemocracy.com/conferences/nyc/2014

2014 American Democracy Project and The Democracy Commitment National Meeting
“Forging Civic Pathways for Students Between Our Institutions”
June 5-7, 2014
Louisville, KY

Collective Intelligence 2014
June 10-12, 2014
Cambridge, MA
Web: http://ciconf-2014.org

14th European Conference on e-Government (ECEG 2014)
June 12-13, 2014
Brasov (Romania)
Web: http://academic-conferences.org/eceg/eceg2014/eceg14-home.htm

Personal Democracy France 2014
June 14, 2014
Paris (France)
Web: http://personaldemocracy.fr

Colloque International: Le citoyen et la décision publique : enjeux de légitimité et d’efficacité
June 16-17, 2014
Paris (France)
Web: http://colloquecndp.fr

15th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research Open Innovations and Sustainable Development in Government (dg.o 2014)
June 18-21, 2014
Aguascalientes City, Aguascalientes (Mexico)
Web: http://dgsociety.org/conference/2014

2014 PI Works!
June 19-20, 2014
Bend, OR

Online Dispute Resolution Forum 2013
June 26-28, 2014
Silicon Valley, CA
Web: http://odr2014.org

July 2014

CAPS 2014
July 1-2, 2014
Brussels (Belgium
Web: http://caps-conference.eu

Scaling and Innovation: Contemporary Difficulties and Future Prospects for Participatory and Deliberative Democracy (PDD2014)
July 9-11, 2014
Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom)
Web: http://pdd2014.co.uk

Open Knowledge Festival
July 15-18, 2014
Berlin (Germany)
Web: http://2014.okfestival.org

Frontiers of Democracy
July 16-18, 2014
Boston, MA
Web: http://activecitizen.tufts.edu/civic-studies/frontiers/

23rd World Congress of Political Science
July 19-24, 2014
Montréal, Québec (Canada)
Web: https://www.ipsa.org/events/congress/montreal2014/theme

August 2014

6th international conference on eParticipation (ePart 2014)
August 31 – September 4, 2014
Location: to be announced
Web: http://www.epart-conference.org

September 2014

League of California Cities Annual Conference & Expo 2014
September 3-5, 2014
Los Angeles, CA
Web: http://www.cacities.org

ICMA 100th Annual Conference
September 14-17, 2014
Charlotte/Mecklenburg County, NC
Web: http://icma.org/en/icma/about/anniversary/home

CfA Summit
September 23-25, 2014
San Francisco, CA
Web: http://www.codeforamerica.org/summit/

IPP2014: Crowdsourcing for Politics and Policy
September 25-26, 2014
Oxford (United Kingdom)
Web: http://ipp.oii.ox.ac.uk

3rd International Conference on Participatory Budgeting in the US & Canada
September 25-28, 2014
San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Web: http://www.pbconference.org

Forum für Bürgerbeteiligung und kommunale Demokratie
September 26-28, 2014
Loccum (Germany)
Web: http://www.mitarbeit.de/forum2014.html

IAP2 2014 North America Conference
September 28-30, 2014
Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
Web: http://iap2canada.ca

October 2014

2014 National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation
October 17-19, 2014
Reston, VA
Web: http://ncdd.org/events

International Facilitation Week
October 20-26, 2014
Multiple locations around the world
Web: http://www.iaf-world.org/index/Events/InternationalFacilitationWeek.aspx

IAP2 Australasia 2014 Conference
October 21-22, 2014
Sydney (Australia)
Web: http://www.iap2.org.au

November 2014

World Forum for Democracy
November 3-5, 2014
Strasbourg (France)
Web: http://www.world-forum-democracy.org

Barcamp Offene Kommunen.NRW
November 8, 2014
Wuppertal (Germany)

December 2014

NCCPE National Engage Conference
December 3-4, 2014
Bristol (United Kingdom)
Web: https://www.publicengagement.ac.uk/events/engage-conference-2014

About the author: Tim Bonnemann is the founder, President and CEO of Intellitics, Inc., a digital engagement company based in San José, California (USA).

13 comments… add one

  • Neb Hamoo Aug 5, 2013

    CeBIT Australia 2014 May 7-9 Sydney Olympic Park.

    It is the biggest B2B Technology trade show in the region, with a total of 34000 visitors.

  • Tim Aug 5, 2013

    Thanks, Neb! Do you know if there’s any particular focus on e-participation? I remember CeBIT (in Hanover, Germany) used to offer some related content at some point and probably still does.

  • Tim Aug 6, 2013

    Added IAIA14, April 8-11, 2014 in Chile.

  • Tim Aug 6, 2013

    Added UKGovcamp, SXSW Interactive, National Planning Conference.

  • Tim Aug 6, 2013

    Added ECEG 2014, June 12-13, 2014 in Romania.

  • Amelia Sep 2, 2013

    Thanks for putting this together Tim.
    This one looks good: http://personaldemocracy.com/conferences/nyc/2014

  • Tim Sep 2, 2013

    Thanks, hadn’t seen they’ve announced a date yet. Added to the list!

  • Tim Nov 18, 2013

    Just added Build Peace Conference, April 5-6, 2014 in Cambridge, MA.

  • Tim Dec 6, 2013

    Just added 2014 National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation, October 17-19, 2014 in Reston, VA.

  • Tim Jan 29, 2014

    Just added Iberian Meeting on Democracy and Participatory Budgeting, March 14-15, 2014 in Mollina, Andalucia (Spain).

  • Tim Mar 9, 2014

    Added 23rd World Congress of Political Science, July 19-24, 2014 in Montréal, Québec (Canada).

  • Tim Apr 11, 2014

    The PB Conference now has a website of its own: http://www.pbconference.org

  • GabrielaR Jul 22, 2014

    TE Europe Annual Conference – the biggest conference in Europe on digital inclusion and e-Skills for all.
    In its 7th year, the Telecentre Europe Annual Conference will be held in Zagreb, Croatia on 24-26 September 2014.
    The main theme of this year’s conference is centered on the eSkills required for the 21st century workplace, in connection to the European Commission’s running campaign eSkills for Jobs.

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