An Invitation to Make Local Government Better

18 10 2010

Dear Friends,

 

It is our pleasure to invite you to ‘Different: Lateral thinking meets the Department of No’: An afternoon of real-world examples, radical proposals, citizen empowerment and local government technology.

 

The aim of the afternoon is to show you how radical things can be achieved in local government, both quickly and effectively. We will provide you with the case studies and inspirational ideas to take on those who look to shut down innovation and entrench existing practice. There will also be opportunities for discussion and networking.

 

No speaker presentations will be longer than 15 minutes, and speakers include William Heath of MyDex CIC (on personal identity); Emer Coleman of London Data Store (on freeing data); Cllr Liam Maxwell  (on radical transparency); Michael Wagstaff of YouGov and Roger Hampson CEO London Borough of Redbridge (on online participatory budgeting); Mark Taylor CEO Sirius IT(on open-source software in government).

 

The Network for the Post-Bureaucratic Age, an informal group of activists, civil servants, writers, policy experts and technologists which I chair, is co-hosting this event with the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.

 

Practical Details:

 

Date: Tuesday 9th November 2010

Time: 2pm – 6pm (though you are welcome to join us for drinks afterwards)

Venue: Maidenhead Town Hall (easily accessible via train from London Paddington.)

 

Spaces are limited so please RSVP to network@pbage.org as soon as possible.

 

 

We sincerely hope you are able to join us.

 

 

Best Wishes

 

Stephan Shakespeare (Chair, Network for the Post-Bureaucratic Age; CEO YouGov plc)

 

Cllr. Liam Maxwell (Lead Member for Policy and Performance, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead)

About these ads

Actions

Information

One response

18 10 2010
Tweets that mention An Invitation to Make Local Government Better « The Network for the Post-Bureaucratic Age -- Topsy.com

[...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Paul Clarke, Stephan Shakespeare and David Pomphret, PostBureaucratic Age. PostBureaucratic Age said: An invitation to join us on 9th November (pm) to make local government better. Please reply to network@pbage.org http://cot.ag/bJB4lO [...]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: