Monthly Archives: November 2015

5 11, 2015

U.S. Department of Energy Guidance on “Effective Public Participation”

By | November 5th, 2015|Dictionary, Public Participation, Resources|0 Comments

As I was searching the web today for resources on the history of public participation in the United States, I came across this paper (PDF) from 1998 by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of NEPA Policy and Assistance outlining a number of recommendations regarding effective public participation. The document defines public participation as follows: Definition of [...]

3 11, 2015

2016 Event and Conference Radar

By | November 3rd, 2015|Events|1 Comment

For the fifth year in a row (see here, here, here and here), we're putting together a list of 2016 conferences and events at the intersection of technology and: public participation, dialogue and deliberation, planning, conflict resolution, open government, civic engagement, and related fields. This page will be continuously updated. Please leave a comment below or contact us if you [...]

2 11, 2015

CeDEM16 Call for Papers

By | November 2nd, 2015|Events|0 Comments

The international Conference for e-Democracy and Open Government (CeDEM), is celebrating its tenth anniversary next year. The conference: ... brings together e-democracy, e-participation and open government specialists working in academia, politics, government and business to critically analyse the innovations, issues, ideas and challenges in the networked societies of the digital age. Tracks include: E-Democracy and E-Participation [...]