Tech For Democracy
28/03/2018 | Manchester
Following the normal format, there will be a selection of guest speakers; lightning talks, where anyone will have a chance to speak for up to 3 minutes on something that helps more people do good with tech; and accompanying food and beer.
Confirmed speakers so far:
Zarino Zappia, designer at mySociety, the UK charity behind sites like TheyWorkForYou, FixMyStreet, and WriteToThem talking about some of the design and technology decisions we made when building our “Parliamentary Monitoring” sites, like TheyWorkForYou in the UK, Mzalendo in Kenya, and People’s Assembly in South Africa.
Ben Fowkes, Delib - An experienced consultant, digital democracy exponent and speaker. He helps large organisations; mostly government; to adopt digital platforms for public consultation and participation exercises, alongside bespoke project consultancy.
When? Wednesday, 28th March, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Where? The Federation, Federation Street, Federation House, M4 2AH
Tickets? Free, reserve your place through link below