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Tim Bonnemann is the founder, President and CEO of Intellitics, Inc., a digital engagement company based in San José, California (USA).
2 06, 2015

From Wales: National Principles for Public Engagement

By |2018-11-21T15:42:13+00:00June 2nd, 2015|Public Participation|0 Comments

Speaking of guidelines, here's another interesting resource (which we mentioned in passing a while back) from Participation Cymru, a "partnership of public and third sector organisations" hosted by the Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA): National Principles for Public Engagement in Wales (PDF) The ten principles are: Engagement is effectively designed to make a difference [...]

1 06, 2015

City of Guelph Participant Responsibilities in Community Engagement

By |2018-11-21T15:42:13+00:00June 1st, 2015|Public Participation, Radar, Resources|1 Comment

Via Twitter, I just came across a very nice set of guiding principles for community engagement from the City of Guelph (located in Canada near Toronto, Ontario). The page lists responsibilities for the key parties involved in the public participation process: the community engagement team, city employee, participant, and council. It's a very solid resource, but I [...]

28 05, 2015

IAP2 Spectrum Review: The Big Picture

By |2018-11-21T15:42:13+00:00May 28th, 2015|Public Participation|3 Comments

If your work has anything even remotely to do with public participation (or public involvement, or community engagement, or collaborative governance, or whatever term people tend to prefer in your part of the world), you've probably heard of the IAP2 Spectrum of Public Participation (PDF). We've certainly mentioned it more than a few times here on this blog. [...]

7 05, 2015

Today Is European E-Participation Day

By |2015-05-07T00:19:35+00:00May 7th, 2015|E-participation, Europe|0 Comments

Today is European E-Participation Day! From the e-uropa website: About E-Participation is citizens’ participation in policies and policy-making through the help of ICT tools – e.g. signing an online petition for saving a forest or commenting on your mayor’s proposal to renovate a school. Many people don’t know that these online tools exist. We want [...]

1 05, 2015

Experience Engagement: Unconference Focused on Journalism and Community Engagement

By |2018-11-21T15:42:13+00:00May 1st, 2015|Community Engagement, Events, Journalism and Media|0 Comments

Journalism That Matters and University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication Agora Journalism Center just announced an unconference exploring the intersection of journalism and community engagement, happening October 1-4, 2015, in Portland, OR: From the Journalism that Matters website: Interested in taking your community engagement work to the next level? Connect with others who [...]

22 04, 2015

ParticipateDB: Article in APA Tech Division Spring Newsletter

By |2018-11-21T15:42:15+00:00April 22nd, 2015|ParticipateDB, Press|0 Comments

Here's a short article (PDF) I wrote for the latest edition of APA Technology Division's quarterly newsletter about the ParticipateDB relaunch that's currently underway: ParticipateDB: Digital Engagement Tech Catalogue Tim Bonnemann Founder & CEO of Intellitics, Inc. Digital engagement, the use of information and communications technologies to involve the public in decision making and planning [...]

19 03, 2015

Knight News Challenge: Entries Related to Voter Information and Policy Making

By |2018-11-21T15:42:15+00:00March 19th, 2015|Journalism and Media|0 Comments

Update 2015/03/19: Adding more proposals as the become available. Lots of interesting proposals flooding in as part of the latest Knight News Challenge on Elections (see our coverage here) as the deadline looms (5pm Eastern today). Here are a few noteworthy examples related to providing better voter information, encouraging civic discourse, policy making and more [...]

12 03, 2015

Arizona State University to Host “By the People” Conference

By |2018-11-21T15:42:16+00:00March 12th, 2015|Events|1 Comment

Arizona State University just announced they will be hosting a conference on "participatory democracy, civic engagement and citizenship education", aptly titled "By the People". From the conference website: [...] The event will be designed to share research findings, engage in provocative and meaningful discussions, learn from accomplishments and failures, and be inspired by innovative approaches, [...]