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Programme of the conference:

New perspectives for dialogue
The model of deliberation and ICT tools in decision-making processes

the 28th of May, 2014

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Registration (8:30am-9:30am)

 Session 1. Plan and draw conclusions from a debate (9:30am-11:30am)

The session concerned issues like different approaches to registration and anonymity in public consultations and their social consequences as well as the analysis of the abundant text/voice material to draw conclusions for public policies.

Chair: Anna Przybylska (University of Warsaw)

Wojciech Wiewiórowski (Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data), 'I THINK THAT…' – on anonymity and its limits in online public debates

Jacek Haman  (University of Warsaw), Between research and public consultations

Franco Accordino (Head of the Task Force “Digital Futures”, the European Commission), Policy making 3.0: combining people's views and scientific evidence to enable better policy decisions

Coffee break (11:30am-12:00am)

 Session 2. Be creative and solve problems online(12:00am-2:00pm)

The session addressed the use of ICT tools and the social creativity in solving public policy problems. We also reflected on conditions for public deliberation online.

Chair: Agnieszka Jasiewicz-Betkiewicz (University of Warsaw)

Piotr Waglowski (author of Law and Internet), Access to information as a conditions for a public debate

Dominique Cardon (Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée (LATTS)),Online participation and deliberation

Nick Mahony (Open University, Londyn), Creative public administration: supporting and being shaped by public creativity in the context of the ongoing development and innovation of contemporary forms of public participation

Lunch (2:00pm-2:45pm)

 Session 3. Be part of political community in the web (3:00pm-4:30pm)

The session concerned new proposals for ICT tools to strengthen public deliberation and participatory policy making. The focus was on the software that would help local authorities to enhance planning of public consultations.

Chair: Cezary Trutkowski  (University of Warsaw)

Tomasz Potkański (Association of Polish Cities), Legal and formal conditions of the use of internet tools in public consultations at the town hall

Michał Woźniak (Foundation of Free and Open Software), Typology of ICT tools and their application in civic participation

Anna Przybylska (University of Warsaw), Conditions conducive to good quality of public deliberation online

Jacek Zadrożny (Polish Forum of Disabled Persons), The intersection of disability and the Internet

Piotr Bobiński, Jacek Wojciechowski (Warsaw University of Technology), ICT tools for the inclusion of blind persons in online communication

Tomasz Kulisiewicz (Studio Promocji MIT), The estimation of costs and benefits of public consultations

Coffee break (4:15pm-4:30pm)

Session 4. Ideas to develop (4:45pm-5:45pm)

Presentations focused on the quality of public dialogue online, i.e. 1. new definitions of the already discussed problems, 2. the identification of new problems, 3. proposals of the problem solutions.

Chair: Joanna Wojtyńska (Polish Forum of Disabled Persons)

Helena Lindskog (Linkoping University), E-democracy and e-administration

Maja Sawicka (University of Warsaw), Does registration equal to authentication? The means and ways of identity verification of on-line social dialogue participants

Stephen Coleman (University of Leeds), The challenge of maximising citizen participation in online consultations

Paweł Poławski (Institute of Labour and Socila Studies, University of Warsaw), The rationality of dialogue and the rationality of public institutions: together or apart?

Katarzyna Klimowicz (University of Warsaw), School laboratory of e-democracy

Łukasz Szewczyk (University of Warsaw), Problems and dilemmas of video use in public participation online

Coffee break (5:45pm-6:00pm)

Workshops (6:00pm-7:30pm)

There was a possibility to choose a topic of the workshop between: 1. anonymity and 2. social and political representation. Both themes refer to online debates.

Workshop on anonymity moderated by Tomasz Kulisiewicz (MIT company) and Maja Sawicka (University of Warsaw)

Workshop on social and political representation moderated by Wojciech Rafałowski (University of Warsaw)


The simultaneous English-Polish translation has been provided during the event.

Uniwersytet Warszawski Politechnika Warszawska Związek Miast Polskich Polskie Forum Osób Niepełnosprawnych Stowarzyszenie Miasta w InternecieStudio Promocji MITPolski Związek Głuchych

Innowacje SpołeczneNarodowe Centrum Badań i Rozwoju