General events on the Information Society and ICT in Parliaments
Date:Thu, 19/09/2013 - Sat, 21/09/2013
The Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation will hold an EPCRD seminar “Modern technologies to support parliamentary activities - traditions and challenges" in Saint Petersburg (19-21 September 2013). This seminar is organized by the Council of Federation, in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States (IPA CIS), in the framework of the ECPRD Area of interest "Parliamentary Practice & Procedures".
The U.S. House of Representatives held its second annual Legislative
Data and Transparency Conference on 22 May, in the Capitol
Visitor Center Auditorium. The 2012 conference brought together the government insiders that create and
publish legislative data with the public that consumes and reuses the
information. The 2013 conference addressed the "use and future of
legislative data," and covered topics including electronic
legislative archiving, XML and metadata standards, and updates on
Date:Mon, 13/05/2013 - Fri, 17/05/2013
The Global Centre for ICT in Parliament will attend the World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2013, which represents the world’s largest annual gathering of the ‘ICT for development’ community. This forum will provide structured opportunities to network, learn and participate in multi-stakeholder discussions and consultations on WSIS implementation. This event builds upon the tradition of annual WSIS May meetings, and its format is the result of open consultations with all WSIS Stakeholders. The agenda and program of the WSIS Forum is built on the basis of official submissions received during the Open Consultation Process.
Date:Tue, 23/04/2013 - Wed, 24/04/2013
The National Democratic Institute (NDI), Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), the Omidyar Network and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) organized the conference "Governing Democratically in a Tech-Empowered World", on 23-24 April 2013, to explore how technology is changing the ways in which democracies function and how to support democratic institutions, particularly in developing democracies, in adapting to these changes. Anders Johnsson, Secretary General of IPU, delivered opening remarks and UN/DESA was represented by Flavio Zeni, Chief Technical Adviser, Africa i-Parliament Action Plan.
Date:Mon, 10/06/2013 - Fri, 14/06/2013
The Global Centre for ICT in Parliament participated in the Workshop Legal Open Data: from Institutions to Crowd-sourcing during the 14th International Conference on AI and Law (ICAIL 2013) held in Rome, Italy, 10-14 June 2013, under the auspices of the Senate of the Italian Republic, at the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (National Research Council of Italy), central unit in Rome.
Date:Thu, 02/05/2013 - Fri, 03/05/2013
The ECPRD - Parliaments on the Net - seminar entitled « Realizing the Digital Parliament », organized in the framework of the ECPRD Area of Interest “Information and Communication Technology in Parliaments” and hosted by the UK Parliament, focused in particular on the shift taking place in many parliaments from print to digital. Follow: #potn2013 - http://potn2013.tumblr.com/ - Videos
Date:Sat, 17/08/2013 - Fri, 23/08/2013
The IFLA World Library and Information Congress, 79th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, will be held in Singapore from 17 to 23 August 2013
Date:Wed, 27/11/2013 - Fri, 29/11/2013
The 2013 World Forum for Democracy "Rewiring democracy - reconnecting citizens and democratic institutions in the information age" will be held in Strasbourg (France) on 27-29 November 2013.
Date:Fri, 22/03/2013 - Wed, 27/03/2013
At the 128th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, which took place from 22 to 27 March 2013, in Quito, Ecuador, the IPU Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights discussed the use of media, including Social Media, to enhance Citizen Engagement and Democracy.
Date:Thu, 06/06/2013 - Fri, 07/06/2013
Personal Democracy Forum is the 10th annual conference that follows how the internet is changing politics, governance, and advocacy. PDF is an initiative organized by Personal Democracy Media.
Date:Sat, 04/05/2013 - Sun, 05/05/2013
TransparencyCamp is an "unconference" for opengov: an event where, each year, journalists, developers, technologists, policy-makers, government officials, students, academics, and everyone in between gather to share their knowledge about how to use new technologies and policies to make our government really work for the people -- and to help our people work smarter with our government.
Date:Fri, 01/02/2013 - Sat, 02/02/2013
Personal Democracy Forum Poland-Central Eastern Europe (PDF PL-CEE) will explore the interaction between open Internet and open democracy. It is organised by Personal Democracy Media in cooperation with Fundacja ePaństwo (ePF), recipient of the European Public Sector Information Platform (ePSIplatform) award 2011 for the outstanding parliamentary monitoring portal Sejmometr.pl.
Date:Wed, 22/05/2013 - Sat, 25/05/2013
The International Open Data Hackathon, to take place on 23 February, is a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish analyses using open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption open data policies by the world's local, regional and national governments.
Date:Sat, 13/07/2013 - Fri, 19/07/2013
The 49th Intersteno congress 2013 will be held in Ghent at the Artevelde University College, campus Kantienberg from 13 to 19 July 2013. The programme of the conference with the latest updates is available at www.intersteno2013.org or www.intersteno.org (Congresses menu - Ghent 2013).