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Wednesday, July 5 • 15:00 - 16:00
Democracy needs a serious technological update, here comes civic tech

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Democracy is a work in progress and shall not be taken for granted. Aiming to address the structural flaws of our institutions  and stimulate citizen engagement, civic technologies find themselves in a deadlock. Although opening government through transparency, participation and collaboration has proven impactful, online participation is quantitatively and qualitatively low and, the technical infrastructure of some our online democratic tools is more opaque and centralized than our current institutions. Drawing on the experience of Open Source Politics in digital democracy as well as the expertise of international speakers, we will outline best and worst practices to build open and efficient concertation processes that guarantee sense, power and time. 

Speakers
avatar for Amélie Banzet

Amélie Banzet

Chargée de mission, Prime Minister's Office
Amélie Banzet is in charge of coordinating Open Government for Etalab, within the Prime minister’s and is the French point of contact of the Open Government Partnership. Etalab is part of the French Prime minister office, where it carries out radically innovative projects to improve... Read More →
avatar for Paul-Marie Carfantan

Paul-Marie Carfantan

Instigator, Civic Lab Barcelona
Paul-Marie is a French postgraduate student at LSE and, a civic tech entrepreneur everywhere else but especially in Barcelona. Since 2016, Paul-Marie has been successfully working and collaborating in a series of projects within the structure he co-founded to democratize digital... Read More →
avatar for Valentin CHAPUT

Valentin CHAPUT

Co-fondateur et co-leader, Open Source Politics
Valentin Chaput a cumulé dix ans d’expérience dans les institutions françaises et la conduite de projets citoyens européens. En 2016, il a co-fondé l’entreprise Open Source Politics et le collectif Code for France afin de promouvoir le développement de solutions CivicTech... Read More →
avatar for Virgile Deville

Virgile Deville

Civic tech entrepreneur @Open Source Politics @Democracy Earth and @Open Democracy Now, Open Source Politics
Graduated from Sciences Po Paris and HEC Montréal, Virgile is a civic tech entrepreneur. He co-founded Open Source Politics (OSP), a startup that implements open source civic tech software for public institutions. Last year OSP worked on over 20 online and offline consultation projects... Read More →
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Pia Mancini

CO-FOUNDER, OPEN COLLECTIVE
Pia Mancini is committed to open-sourcing democracies in the digital age. She wants to enable every citizen to participate in day-to-day politics. She co-founded the DemocracyOS foundation, which designed a digital tool for citizen engagement, and the Net Party, an Argentinian political... Read More →


Wednesday July 5, 2017 15:00 - 16:00
05. Factory 1 place de la Pointe, 93500 Pantin

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