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Saturday, July 28 • 9:00am - 10:50am
The Revolution in Participation: From Consul to vGov

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The last five years we have witnessed a revolution in the development of participatory tools at scale. Cities all around the world are launching successful experiments with new open source platforms like CONSUL. In this session, we will be talking with technologists and practitioners on the frontline of this revolution.

  • Audrey Tang (digital participant), she/her, Twitter: @audreyt
  • Rodrigo Cornejo, he/him, Twitter: @Rodrigo_Cornejo
  • Yago Bermejo, he/him, Twitter: @iacocoba, @Participa_LAB

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Yago Bermejo

Director - ParticipaLab, Medialab-Prado
Yago Bermejo is the acting director of ParticipaLab, Collective Intelligence for Democracy Lab (@Participa_Lab) and coordinator of the project which connects Medialab-Prado with the Open Government, Participation and Transparency Area in the city of Madrid. ParticipaLab is centered... Read More →
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Rodrigo Cornejo

Wikipolitica - Jalisco, Mexico
Former independent candidate for the Federal Chamber of Deputies in Mexico, running an almost all-volunteer effort through a network of independent, grassroots candidates. Spokesman for the #YoSoy132 protest movement during 2012 and voice that highlighted the importance of net neutrality... Read More →
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Audrey Tang

Civic Hacker, Taiwan’s Digital Minister
A civic hacker and Taiwan’s Digital Minister, Audrey is known for revitalizing the computer languages Perl and Haskell, as well as building the online spreadsheet system EtherCalc in collaboration with Dan Bricklin. In the public sector, Audrey served on Taiwan national development... Read More →

Saturday July 28, 2018 9:00am - 10:50am PDT
5th Floor Room 503