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Wednesday, October 28 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Researching the Real World Impact of Digital Democracy

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In this workshop, mySociety will launch their new publication 'Who benefits from civic technology? Demographic and public attitudes research into the users of civic technologies' examining the demographic differences in users of civic technology for openness, and discuss the unique challenges this presents to open government and open data advocates. Recent studies conducted by Mor Rubinstein, and by Mariel Garcia and Dirk Slater into open data will also be presented during this session, examining global efforts in open data and data literacy.

Moderators
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Mark Cridge

Chief Executive, mySociety
mySociety is a not-for-profit social enterprise that exists to invent and popularise websites and apps that enable citizens around the world to exert power over institutions and decision makers. I joined, in July 2015 as Chief Executive. | Prior to this I've had a diverse 20-year career in digital encompassing stints as COO at BERG, the technology and design consultancy, and as a senior advisor at Blue State Digital, the team responsible for... Read More →

Speakers
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Mor Rubinstein

Open Knowledge
Mor Rubinstein is a community coordinator at Open Knowledge, where she works on projects like the Open Data Index, a global benchmark of of open data state around the world and the Open Data Handbook. Occasionally, she is also taking part in studies at the Oxford Internet Institute as a research assistant. Prior to her work at Open Knowledge she used to work as a community coordinator at the Israeli Open Data NGO, The Public Knowledge Workshop... Read More →
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Rebecca Rumbul

Head of Research, mySociety
Talk to me about anything! Particularly interested in civic tech, open government and research on these themes anywhere in the world.


Wednesday October 28, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Palacio de Minería Calle de Tacuba 5, Centro, Mexico CIty

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