Innovating Local Democracy Conference

The International Week for Democratic Innovation comprises a series of conferences in Manchester at the end of January on deliberative democracy and other forms of participatory decision-making. This event gives interested Fellows a chance to get involved, and is geared towards establishing ideas, connections and perhaps some concrete actions for the RSA North network in 2020
27 January - 28 January, 2020 | Manchester M3 3ER, UK
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The International Week for Democratic Innovation comprises a series of conferences in Manchester at the end of January on deliberative democracy and other forms of participatory decision-making. This event gives interested Fellows a chance to get involved, and is geared towards establishing ideas, connections and perhaps some concrete actions for the RSA North network in 2020
2
Day Event
50
Speakers
20
Sessions
27 - 28 January, 2020 | Manchester M3 3ER, UK

Innovating Local Democracy Conference

Speakers

Designing Innovative Participation
Designing Innovative Participation
The Democratic Society & Involve The Archive and Study Centre
Participatory Democracy in Camden
Participatory Democracy in Camden
Camden Council The Coal Store
Participatory Democracy & Health Data
Participatory Democracy & Health Data
Imperial College Health Partners The Learning Studio
I've announced a climate emergency, now what?
I've announced a climate emergency, now what?
Westminster University & Shared Futures CIC The Accumulator Tower
What is Participatory Budgeting and when does it work?
What is Participatory Budgeting and when does it work?
Shared Future CIC & The Democratic Society The Engine Hall
Deliberative Democracy in Canada
Deliberative Democracy in Canada
Mass LBP The Meeting Room
Participatory Democracy in Calderdale
Participatory Democracy in Calderdale
Calderdale Council The Archive and Study Centre
The Test Valley Citizen's Assembly
The Test Valley Citizen's Assembly
Test Valley Borough Council The Coal Store
Participatory Democracy in Barking & Dagenham
Participatory Democracy in Barking & Dagenham
Barking & Dagenham Borough Council The Accumulator Tower
The Oxford Citizen's Assembly
The Oxford Citizen's Assembly
Liz Gould and Richard Pantlin The Meeting Room
Deliberative Democracy & E-Democracy in Spain
Deliberative Democracy & E-Democracy in Spain
Participa Lab The Meeting Room
Deliberative Democracy in Poland
Deliberative Democracy in Poland
Initiative for Citizen's Assemblies in Poland The Accumulator Tower
How to do Good Scrutiny
How to do Good Scrutiny
Centre for Public Scrutiny The Coal Store
The 'Democratic Revolution' in Frome
The 'Democratic Revolution' in Frome
Frome Town Council The Accumulator Tower
Digital Technology & Civic Engagement
Digital Technology & Civic Engagement
mySociety The Learning Studio
Waltham Forest: Can citizen assemblies address complex social policy challenges?
Waltham Forest: Can citizen assemblies address complex social policy challenges?
Waltham Forest London Borough Council The Learning Studio
Session topics and locations to be displayed in Engine Room
Session topics and locations to be displayed in Engine Room
Miriam Levin, Head of Community Action, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Miriam Levin, Head of Community Action, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Head of Community Action Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Graham Smith, Professor of Politics, University of Westminster (panel chair)
Graham Smith, Professor of Politics, University of Westminster (panel chair)
Professor of Politics University of Westminster
Oxford citizens' assembly
Oxford citizens' assembly
How do we skill up different actors in deliberative and participatory democracy across the UK?
How do we skill up different actors in deliberative and participatory democracy across the UK?
The Learning Studio
How do we move from a culture of 'managing' to 'welcoming' resident involvement?
How do we move from a culture of 'managing' to 'welcoming' resident involvement?
The Coal Store
How do we make sure these processes have impact?
How do we make sure these processes have impact?
The Engine Hall
How to make deliberative democracy truly inclusive (e.g. race, class, age, disability)?
How to make deliberative democracy truly inclusive (e.g. race, class, age, disability)?
The Archive and Study Centre
When NOT to use a citizens' assembly?
When NOT to use a citizens' assembly?
The Meeting Room
Marcin Gerwin
Marcin Gerwin
Initiative for Citizen's Assembly
Baroness Barran, Minister for Civil Society, Minister for Civil Society, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Baroness Barran, Minister for Civil Society, Minister for Civil Society, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Minister for Civil Society Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Katy Ashton, Director of People’s History Museum
Katy Ashton, Director of People’s History Museum
Director People's History Museum
Kaela Scott, Head of Democratic Innovation, Involve
Kaela Scott, Head of Democratic Innovation, Involve
Head of Democratic Innovation Involve
Anthony Zacharzewski, President, The Democratic Society
Anthony Zacharzewski, President, The Democratic Society
President The Democratic Society
Mark Cridge, Chief Executive, mySociety
Mark Cridge, Chief Executive, mySociety
Chief Executive mySociety
Professor Graham Smith
Professor Graham Smith
Professor of Politics Westminster University
Peter MacLeod, co-founder and Principal, Mass LBP, Canada
Peter MacLeod, co-founder and Principal, Mass LBP, Canada
Co-Founder & Principal Mass LBP
Participatory democracy and health data
Participatory democracy and health data
Imperial College Health Partners The Learning Studio
Georgia Gould, Leader of Camden Borough Council
Georgia Gould, Leader of Camden Borough Council
Leader Camden Borough Council
Claudia Chwalisz, Policy Analyst, OECD
Claudia Chwalisz, Policy Analyst, OECD
Policy Analyst OECD
Viscount Younger, Minister for Faith and Communities, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Viscount Younger, Minister for Faith and Communities, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Minster for Faith & Communities Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Yago Bermejo
Yago Bermejo
Co-Founder Participa Lab
Ed Cox, Director of Public Services and Communities, The RSA
Ed Cox, Director of Public Services and Communities, The RSA
Director of Public Services & Communities RSA
Jacqui McKinlay
Jacqui McKinlay
Chief Executive Centre for Public Scrutiny
Mel Stevens
Mel Stevens
The Democratic Society
Suzannah Lansdell
Suzannah Lansdell
Involve
Alex Parsons
Alex Parsons
mySociety
Louise Crow
Louise Crow
mySociety
Ruth Ibegbuna, Director, the Roots Programme
Ruth Ibegbuna, Director, the Roots Programme
Director The Roots Programme
Peter Bryant
Peter Bryant
Director Shared Futures CIC
How to Evaluate Participatory Democracy
How to Evaluate Participatory Democracy
Renaisi The Coal Store
The Dudley's People Panel
The Dudley's People Panel
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council The Meeting Room
Participatory Democracy in Glasgow
Participatory Democracy in Glasgow
Glasgow City Council The Archive and Study Centre
The Greater Cambridge Citizen's Assembly
The Greater Cambridge Citizen's Assembly
Greater Cambridge Partnership The Learning Studio

Agenda

10:00 - 10:30

Registration, Coffee

10:30 - 10:45

Welcome

The People's History Museum

10:45 - 11:15

Setting the Context

The People's History Museum

11:15 - 11:45

Different Models of Democracy

The People's History Museum

11:45 - 12:45

Case Studies Round 1

The People's History Museum

12:45 - 13:35

Lunch

13:35 - 14:30

Breakout sessions Round 1

The People's History Museum

Occupancy: 1 / 150

14:30 - 14:55

Unconference Sessions Voting

The People's History Museum

14:55 - 15:50

Unconference Sessions Round 1

The People's History Museum

Occupancy: 4 / 150

15:50 - 16:15

Refreshment Break

16:15 - 16:45

Feedback from Breakout Sessions

The People's History Museum

Occupancy: 0 / 150

16:45 - 17:00

Keynote Speaker

The People's History Museum

Peter MacLeod, co-founder and Principal, Mass LBP, Canada

17:00 - 19:45

Evening drinks reception in museum cafe

The People's History Museum

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