D-CENT Showcase and Opportunities for UK Digital Democracy
15th December 2015 | 17:30 - 20:00 (GMT) Venue: Nesta, 1 Plough Place, EC4A 1DE London, United Kingdom D-CENT event
Nesta invites you to Digital Democracy to showcase the development of the D-CENT (Decentralised Citizens Engagement Technologies) tools and to explore the opportunities for the further activity in a UK context.
D-CENT is a Europe-wide project bringing together citizen-led organisations that have transformed democracy in the past years, and helping them in developing the next generation of open source, distributed, and privacy-aware tools for direct democracy and economic empowerment.
There will be presentations from the D-CENT team demonstrating the technology and highlighting key insights learnt from direct democracy activity in Barcelona, Reykjavik, Helsinki and Madrid.
In addition, a panel of movers and shakers in the UK digital democracy scene will discuss the practicalities of applying similar approaches in UK cities and how to use digital technology to reinvigorate democracy and participation in the UK.