Digital Democracy Agenda

OECD – ICA Collaboration

Wednesday June 9th, 2021

“Digital Democracy”
14:00 - 14:10 CET

Opening & Welcome

Vasilis Koulolias, ICA Chair, Director of eGovlab | Sweden

Frank Leyman, Head International Relations, BOSA - Digital Transformation Office | Belgium

14:10 - 14:30 CET


Designing Meaningful Crowdsourced Policymaking Processes and Technologies

Tania Aitamurto, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago | USA

14:30 - 15:10 CET

Special Presentations

OECD: Innovative Citizen Participation Network (ICPN)

Claudia Chwalisz, ICPN Lead | OECD

EUROPEAN COMMISSION: "Conference on the Future of Europe"- Citizen Consultation Digital Platform

Steffen Schulz, Directorate-General for Communication, Citizens’ Dialogues | European Commission

Misinformation as a Threat to Digital Democracy – Can Digital Assist?

Dr. Ronald Denaux, Expert Systems Madrid | Co-inform

15:10 - 15:40 CET

Cases of Best Practice

TAIWAN: Public-Policy Participation (JOIN) Platform

Ken Wang, Deputy Director of Department of Information Management, National Development Council (NDC)

BOTSWANA: Botswana Speaks

Kagiso Seloma, Botswana Speaks Coordinator

CANADA: The Canadian Citizens' Assembly on Democratic Expression

Peter MacLeod, Founder and Principal of MASS LBP

15:40 - 15:50 CET


OECD - Thematic Group Work

Bruno Monteiro, Expert, Experimentation Lab for Public Administration (LabX) Portuguese Administrative Modernisation Agency (AMA)

15:50 - 16:00 CET

Open Discussion

16:00 CET