Participation
John McMillan

Joining the Open Government Partnership: What’s next?

The Open Government Partnership is a 60-nation network and growing. After some two years, Australia’s Federal Government has just committed to joining the OGP. We talk with John McMillan, the Australian Government’s Information Commissioner, about what the OGP might mean for a nation well-known for its early adoption of Gov 2.0 and other forms of connected government.

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Global Service Jam connects dots worldwide with government

As part of the Australian Government’s APS Innovation Week 2012, G2R takes a look behind GovJam, happening around the world in June 2012.

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The connected citizen in 2012

How ready are citizens to be part of a more connected public space? Where is the UK heading in citizen participation? Ahead of CITIZEN2012 in London, conference organiser Jeffrey Peel – with guest speakers Andy Williamson of Future Digital and David Moody of Kana – discuss building the democratic commons, including tools and trends in next-generation government/citizen engagement.

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Participatory budgeting for genuine citizen engagement

In the countdown to the OGP2012 forum in Brasilia, Tiago Peixoto from the World Bank Institute’s ICT4Gov program discusses the value, opportunities and challenges of participatory budgeting.

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Countdown to OGP and NASA’s global Space Apps Challenge

In this special countdown episode, the White House’s Chris Vein and NASA’s Nicholas Skytland return to Gov 2.0 Radio. April 2012 will see the inaugural Open Government Partnership forum of 54 nations in Brasilia,…

Maurits van der Vlugt

Crowdsourcing emergencies with Bushfire Connect

In this episode, we chat with Maurits van der Vlugt, one of the co-founders of Australia’s Bushfire Connect service on the power of the crowd in an emergency. Maurits talks candidly about the…

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Participatory redistricting

Hear from Michael P McDonald and Micah Altman of the Public Mapping Project, which is an organization that is using open source software to enable people to create their own redistricting maps and…

Kevin Curry

Code for America Brigade

Kevin Curry, founder of CityCamp, talks about Brigade, the new civic tech organizing program he’s heading up for Code for America that seeks to energise the tech developer community across the US to…

David Eaves

Open Data Day and How to Do a Hackathon

Join us for a conversation with David Eaves about International Open Data Day, and his best advice on how to organize a hackathon – including the value of statisticians and project managers to…

Deb Boyer

Opening Philly’s Data

Join us for a great discussion of open data practices in Philadelphia. Deb Boyer is a project manager with Azavea and Open Data Philly, the public-private partnership opening up government, nonprofit and business…

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