Beyond the Vote: Democratic Innovation in Australia. Workshop

This two day workshop, part of the Open State festival, will bring researchers, practitioners and others interested in democratic innovation together to share triumphs and challenges, exchange perspectives and insights, and explore better ways to do democracy.

The objectives of the workshop are to:

build relationships among and between practitioners and researchers, cross-fertilising across and among different sectors and fields

explore developments, synergies and tensions between different approaches to democratic innovation, including between face-to-face and digital public participation

identify, develop and plan strategies and collaborative projects to enrich Australian democracy

Program (details to be advised)

Tues 25 Oct             Public event (evening)

Wed 26 Oct              Workshop sessions: diversity and bridging

                                                                     what are we learning from our practice?

Thu 27 Oct               Workshop sessions: what are we striving for?

                                                                     developing strategies