I did an interview last week for Capitol Public Radio (Sacramento, CA) regarding a recent open policymaking experiment by California Assemblyman Mike Gatto:
Capitol Public Radio: “Lawmaker Turns to Crowdsourcing to Create Legislation”
It was Gatto’s first try, and he says he’ll try again this year. Lots of potential if done right, but would…[Read more]
For those of you interested in digital engagement (the use of technology for public participation or community engagement), I’ll be hosting a small event for friends and colleagues in Austin to demo a new tool we’re developing and explore opportunities for collaboration:
Feel free to forward it you…[Read more]
For those interested in the use of technology for public participation:
Zilino Road Show: December 7 in Los Angeles, CA
We’ll be hosting an event this Friday, December 7 at the Hub LA (downtown) for friends and colleagues in the area to demo Zilino, a social web app for online dialogue and deliberation we’re developing. Zilino enables public…[Read more]
Whoa, zero responses. Has SXSW jumped the shark? 😉
Anyway, here are nine popular session proposals in the “Government and Civic Engagement” (based on the total number of shares):
- Breaking Out of Prison: Future of Incarceration
- Participatory Budgeting: Crowdsourcing for Real (*)
- Can Crowdfunding Save Local Government Budgets?
- [email protected]: Max…
Just wanted to give people on this thread a quick heads-up that we will be diving into the topic of ROI specifically as it relates to public participation (involving citizens in decision making) at the upcoming 2012 North American IAP2 Conference, September 30 through October 2, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
See my blog post here: 2012 IAP2…[Read more]
Anyone know why this case report (New Zealand Police Act Review wiki consultation) is not available on the official (?) Collaboration Project website at collaborationproject.org?
This seems to be some kind of snapshot of an earlier version of the site.
Tim Bonnemann started the topic Tim in DC, join me for IAP2 DC Meetup Wednesday in the forum Communications, Citizen Engagement, Customer Service 7 years, 6 months ago
I’m on my way to DC this morning.
Will be meeting with a few local IAP2 USA members on Wednesday night:
Please RSVP via Eventbrite:
Open to friends and guests. Please come by and join us. Venue will be finalized later today (somewhere central in Washington…[Read more]
First time in three years that we’ll have an IAP2 conference in North America. IAP2 Canada and IAP2 USA are working together to bring you a great event!
- Details: http://iap2canada.ca/conference
- Call for proposals: http://iap2canada.ca/ConfNews?mode=PostView&bmi=838373
- Govloop event: https://www.govloop.com/events/2012-north-american-iap2-conferenc…
Tim Bonnemann started the topic IAP2 NorCal chapter meetup: April 10 at 6.00pm (Thirsty Bear) in the forum SF Bay Area / Silicon Valley 7 years, 7 months ago
In the San Francisco area?
Interested in public participation?
Join the IAP2 NorCal chapter for drinks:
Tuesday, April 10, 20126pm to 9pmThirsty Bear Brewery661 Howard StreetSan Francisco, CA 94105RSVP: http://iap2norcalmeetupapril2012.eventbrite.com
Free to attend. Open to friends and guests. Please RSVP via Eventbrite so we can plan ahead and…[Read more]
Great to meet you at SXSW! My flight left at 6.40pm yesterday, so sadly I wasn’t able to make your session. Would love to learn more about your “Payday Lending” project, though.
FYI, here’s a post on wiki-based policy making from a year ago: http://www.intellitics.com/blog/2011/03/07/how-to-create-policy-on-a-wiki/
Good luck, will…[Read more]
I’ve been invited to give a short talk on e-participation at UT this Thursday:
Talk at City Forum in Austin This Thursday: Trends in E-participation
Open to the public. If you manage to stop by, make sure to find me afterwards. Thanks!
12 new members in the past 48 hours alone. 10 more hours to take advantage of our $99 special offer.
For those in the DC area, there is a pretty good chance that we will re-open our Mid-Atlantic chapter some time later this year. A dozen new members so far in that area alone!
Just plugged our membership campaign over on the forums: https://www.govloop.com/forum/topics/iap2-usa-membership-drive-99-special-offer-good-through-january
Please chime in to show your support. 😉
I’m on the Board of IAP2 USA. We are a nonprofit organization which supports the advancement of public participation here in the U.S.
Originally founded as an international organization more than 20 years ago, IAP2 USA relaunched in late 2010 with a purely U.S. focus (though we work closely with IAP2 affiliates in other countries…[Read more]
Tim Bonnemann started the topic IAP2 NorCal chapter meetup: January 25 at 6.30pm (Thirsty Bear) in the forum SF Bay Area / Silicon Valley 7 years, 8 months ago
We will have an informal social/networking event and will briefly discuss chapter items (see below). Please let us know if you will be able to join.
Additional Chapter Information, and Your Involvement
IAP2 USA and its individual chapters are becoming formalized early this year. As part of that process, we need to designate a chapter liaison and a…[Read more]
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