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Conference 2016

„New perspectives for dialogue: ICT and inclusive decision-making”

Date: 12 October 2016, University of Warsaw
Venue: the University of Warsaw Library, 56/66 Dobra street, room 316
Participation in the conference was free of charge.

The aim of the conference was to present and discuss the applications of ITC in participatory, dialogue-based decision-making.

Conference programme 


Registration – (9:30am-10:00am)

Opening of the conference – (10:00am-10:10am)

Opening address: prof. dr hab. Andrzej Waśkiewicz

Designing for deliberation – discussion panel (10:10am-11:30am)

The aim of the panel is to propose and problematize analytical dimensions of the ICT design for deliberation online, in particular deliberative consultations online. First, we will put forward different aspects of planning for a deliberative encounter. Then we will discuss how IT environment may interfere and with what effects.
Moderator: Anna Przybylska
Participants: Todd Davies (Stanford University), Cyril Velikanov (Memorial Society, Moscow), Weiyu Zhang (National University of Singapore)

“In Dialogue” for cities and citizens – presentations (11:40am-1:10pm)

The presentation will comprise a model of deliberation developed in the “In Dialogue” project, and its implementation with the ICT in Polish cities. The aspects of a deliberation planning, registration, text and voice encounters as well as the reporting of consultation results will be brought up to the attention of the conference participants.
Moderator: Tomasz Potkański (Association of Polish Cities)
Participants: Piotr Andruszkiewicz (Warsaw University of Technology), Izabela Mrochen (Polish Forum of Disabled Persons), Anna Przybylska (Warsaw University), Aneta Świercz (Warsaw University of Technology)

ICT & participatory approach to public dilemmas – presentations (1:50pm-3:20pm)

The panel participants will present projects focusing on the use of ICT in deliberation for the purpose of public problem solving. We will pay particular attention to projects that aim at modelling ICT to strengthen deliberation. Theoretical models, the reasoning behind them, and their implementations will be of equal interest. We will explore and evaluate the results of interventions conducted during applied projects.
Moderator: Artur Krawczyk (“Cities on Internet” Association)
Participants: Hanna Hasselqvist (KTH Royal Institute of Technology), Tatsuro Sakano (Tokyo Technical University), Joanna Średnicka (Competence Game), Jakub Wygnański (Foundation “Stocznia”)

Absorption of innovations – discussion panel (3:30pm-5:00pm)

The panel participants, looking from perspectives of researchers and practitioners, will discuss the issue of demand for innovations regarding deliberations in public policy-making, developments as well as the absorption of new tools and procedures. The panellists will also address the communication and cooperation between the representatives of academia and public administration.
Moderator: Tomasz Kulisiewicz (Centre for Studies on Digital Government)
Participants: Joanna Makocka (National Centre for Research and Development), Krzysztof Mączewski and Andrzej Perkowski (Office of the Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship), Tomasz Potkański (Association of Polish Cities), Krzysztof Suchowiecki (Forum for Development of Olsztyn), Aneta Szpaderska (City Hall of Olsztyn)

ICT in applied projects – multimedia presentations, room 315 (9:30am-5:00pm)

Closing of the conference – (5:00pm-5:10pm)

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