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Team

Anna Przybylska

Anna Przybylska, Ph.D., manager of the project, is assistant professor and head of the Centre for Deliberation at the Institute of Sociology,  University of Warsaw. She studied social sciences with the scope of sociology and social policy at the University of Warsaw and of media and communication at the University of Amsterdam. She is the author of Internet i komunikowanie we wspólnocie lokalnej [The Internet and Communication in Local Community], 2010, and the co-editor of Deliberation and Democracy: Innovative Processes and Institutions (with Stephen Coleman and Yves Sintomer), 2015.

  

Jacek Haman

Jacek Haman is head of the Department of Statistics, Demography and Mathematical Sociology at the Institute of Sociology. He deals with, among others, statistics, methodology of social research, game theory and formal political theory. He is also interested in the practice of public institutions, in particular how organizations can use social research to improve the effectiveness of their work.

  

Marta Kołodziejska

Marta Kołodziejska, Ph.D., is an alumni of the Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw. She's preparing a thesis on religious communicative communities online. Her research interests include religion, new media and mediatisation. She has experience in coordinating qualitative research projects.

She assisted the project manager in the process of planning and monitoring public consultations with the use of the IT platform, she coordinates the preparation and execution of consultations in eight cities.

 

Maciej Kowalski

Maciej Kowalski is the Chairman of the Board of the Polish Association of the Deaf. Alumni of the Lodz University of Technology. Specialist in the domain of WCAG 2.0. Epert in the field of teaching computer science to deaf students. Co-author of several training materials, lecturer, translator (sign language native speaker).

 

Bartosz Stępień

Bartek Stępień cooperates with the Polish Association of the Deaf since 2000. He is the coauthor and coordinator of several activities in the field of social and vocational rehaibilitation of deaf persons. Since 2014 he is engaged in the develoment of the Fado social cooperative whose activities concentrate on accessibility of public and digital space to users with disabilities. In the project he conducts worshops for citizens with disabilities.

 

Piotr Andruszkiewicz

Piotr Andruszkiewicz works at the Institute of Computer Science of Warsaw University of Technology. His research interests focus on text data mining, natural language processing, knowledge engineering. He participated in research projects conducted by the Institute of Computer Science, among others SYNAT, AMI-SME. He is a reviewer for two journals from the Philadelphia list. He was engaged in organization of national and international scientific conferences, including RSEISP’2007, PREMI 2015. He is author or co-author of 18 scientific publications.

In the project he is responsible for coordination of the IT team work.

 

Michał Wasiluk

Programmer and student of the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology of Warsaw University of Technology majoring in Computer Science (Computer Systems Engineering). He specializes in technologies from the field of responsive complex and interactive internet applications (mainly Java EE, Spring, GWT, AngularJS, jQuery, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3) and native applications for mobile devices with Android OS.

In the project he is responsible for implementation and testing of the platform software as well as user interface design. 

 

Paweł Tymiński

Paweł Tymiński is a programmer experienced in programming and realisation of IT solutions for the needs of the insurance sector. He specializes in building user interfaces for web applications (AngularJS, Bootstrap, HTML5) and technologies of the JavaEE family.

In the project he is a person responsible for creating the internet platform implementing the dialog model.

 

Tomasz Potkański

Tomasz Potkański, Ph.D., is the Deputy Director of the Office of Association of Polish Cities in the area of research and projects, associate of the Institute of Public Policies of Collegium Civitas, specialist in the area of strategic management on local administration level and social participation, practician in the area of local administration. Presently he manages some projects dedicated to local self-governments. He has participated in the preparation of the document „Kanon lokalnych konsultacji społecznych [The canon of local social consultations].

In the project he is an expert on local self-governments, especially legal-institutional context of public consultations and the usage of ICT platforms in their realization.

  

Lukasz Nikitin

Lukasz Nikitin - economics graduate, digital society development projects specialist. Project manager of online participatory budget implementations; Manager of team conducting audit of 5 central e-government projects under contract for European Court of Auditors. Member of project teams implementing improvements in participatory procedures included in annual local government – NGO cooperation programmes; also took part in local government effectiveness audit.

His responsibilities in the project include consultation of technical specifications in the context of needs and capacities of institutions taking part in consultations, analysis of collected data and dissemination of information about the product and results of the project, as well as preparation for deployment of the platform in cities

 

Tomasz Kulisiewicz

Analyst of the electronic communication and IT market in Poland and East and Central Europe, author and co-author of the analysis and researches on electronic communication, e-administration, IT and electronic communication application and their economic and social impact on public institutions and companies. Co-author of training materials, lecturer and coach. He prepared his Ph.D. dissertation on the social impact of information technologies. In the “In dialogue” project he participates in the preparation of training materials and, subsequently, organization of training sessions on the usage of the platform in 8 cities – participants of the experimental implementation of the platform. He will also observe the consultations conducted with the usage of the platform in the experimental phase, supporting the users and participating in the evaluation of the usage of the deliberation platform.

 

Former associates of In Dialogue project

 

Michał Woźniak

Expert on the net security, privacy, media education. Propagator of free software and open technologies. Web administrator and, subsequently, technical manager of the Mobile Technology Lab “BRAMA” at the Faculty of Electronics and IT of Warsaw University of Technology (until 2012). Former chairman of the Board of the Foundation of Free and Open Software. Participant of social consultations and public debates revolving around the issues of new technologies, privacy, censorship in the web, data retention, access to public information or reform of copyright. Co-author of the Catalogue of Media Competences and materials for media education. Coach in the area of copyright and free licenses. Member-founder of Hackerspace, hacker society based in Warsaw. In the “In dialogue” project he, on one hand, took care of the quality of IT solutions prepared during the project, considering the usage of open standards and technologies; on the other, he took care of the usability of the tool in social consultations practice, both from the perspective of the institutions and the participants of the consultations.

 

Aneta Świercz

Aneta Świercz, Doctor of Technical Science, was awarded her Ph.D. by the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology of Warsaw University of Technology.

She is a graduate of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics of the University of Warsaw.

Her research interests include data classification, sound recognition and psychoacoustic models. She worked as a consultant for the Central Institute for Labour Protection – National Research Institute, being involved in projects concerning disabled people. She was a member of the Commission on Activities of Deafblind People at the European Blind Union and also sat on the board of the Association for the Welfare of the Deafblind People.

She is responsible for analysing the accessibility of software developed for project purposes.

 

Robert Bembenik

Robert Bembenik works at the Institute of Computer Science of Warsaw University of Technology. His research interests focus on database systems, data mining, including spatial- and text data mining, as well as mobile technologies. He participated in research projects conducted by the Institute of Computer Science, among others FT, SAMSUNG, SYNAT, Data & Marketing Tube. He was involved in the organization of national and international scientific conferences, including RSEISP’2007, SYNAT Workshops in 2011, 2012 and 2013, PREMI 2015. He is a co-author of 20 scientific publications.
In the project he is responsible for implementation and testing of the platform software.

 

Jacek Zadrożny

He has graduated from the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science of Warsaw University with the specialization in social policy. He deals with accessibility of information for disabled persons, including accessibility of Internet and software and supporting technologies. He participates in the works of the team of the experts of the Polish Human Rights Defender. He is member and founder of the Forum of Accessible Cyberspace, organization which unites NGOs and other institutions engaged in the digital inclusion of disabled persons. In years 2008-2011 he was an associate of parliamentary commissions in the process of preparation of amendment of franchise regulations, bill on sign language and amendment of the bill on professional and social rehabilitation and employment of disabled persons. Author of the internet site on accessibility of information (http://informaton.pl). In the “In dialogue” project he is an expert on accessibility of ICT tools.

 

Marian Anasz

Sociologist, researcher and evaluator. He deals with the issues of situation, life quality and social-professional integration of disabled persons and the role of the third sector in the realization of social policy towards disabled persons. He is author, manager and practician of evaluation projects concerning public interventions aimed at limiting social exclusion. He is associate of the Team of Evaluation and Monitoring of the Polish Forum of Disabled Persons.

In the “In dialogue” project he participates in the preparation of the expertise on which the model of deliberation will be based, using the data collected from the organizations-members of the Polish Forum of Disabled Persons.

 

Joanna Wojtyńska

Joanna Wojtyńska is an evaluator experienced in research. Her evaluation specializations include education, health care and social policy, especially in the area of disability. She has graduated from the faculty of sociology and the faculty of IT of Warsaw University. Since 2009 she has been engaged in the activities of the Polish Forum of Disabled Persons as a member of the Team of Evaluation and Monitoring and as a projects coordinator. For two years she has performed the function of the Director of the Office of the Polish Forum of Disabled Persons.

In the “In dialogue” project she participates in the preparation of the expertise on which the model of deliberation will be based, using the data collected from the organizations-members of the Polish Forum of Disabled Persons.

 

Klementyna Świeżewska

Klementyna Świeżewska, sociologist and architect, Ph.D. candidate at the Unit of Rural and Urban Sociology of Institute of Sociology, Warsaw University. She cooperates with the Centre for Deliberation and the The Education Quality Evaluation Unit.


In "In Dialogue" project she assists the project manager in the process of planning and monitoring public consultations with the use of the IT platform.

 

Maja Sawicka

Maja Sawicka is a Ph.D. candidate at the Social Psychology Unit of Institute of Sociology, Warsaw University and the associate of the Centre for Deliberation. In the “In dialogue” project she analysed the issue of anonymity during public consultations conducted on-line, especially the practical consequences of registration process of the participants of the on-line public debate. She first engaged in this field of research in her master thesis entitled Czynniki warunkujące skuteczność komunikacji zapośredniczonej przez komputer [Factors determining the effectiveness of Computer Mediated Communication].

 

Konrad Sokołowski

Konrad Sokołowski, MA, graduated from Faculty of Polish Studies, Warsaw University, with specialization in philology for mass media. He was associated with Institute of Sociology, Warsaw University. Konrad took part in research projects – he was responsible for editing papers and social media activities.

Konrad was an assistant at Centre for Deliberation office. In the project he was responsible for preparing meeting reports and editing website content.

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