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Neighbors Online Video, London Networked Neighbours and CityCamp Unconferences

Here is a video of most of my presentation at the Networked Neighbourhoods event in London the other month. I start on the third minute. Unfortunately my FlipCam filled up so the rest of the even. Also see the blog recaps by Networked Neighbourhoods, and Kevin Harris. This was part of my UK trip in […]

UK Week – Bristol, Activate Conference, London Neighbourhoods Event, Pub Gatherings, and More

Thanks to the folks at The Guardian and their Activate 2010 conference I’ll be in the UK next week. The “official” Twitter hashtag I’ll use for updates during the week is #edemuk – I’ll use this for logistics and announce any spontaneous opportunities to connect. My big message all week will be Local Matters, Civility […]

Connect in Oxford, England on Oct. 2 with E-Democracy.Org (Oct. 1 at a pub too)

On October 2, 2008, local E-Democracy.Org volunteer leaders and participants from Bristol, Brighton and Hove, Oxford, and Newham along with e-democracy/community empowerment/social media experts from around the UK will be gathering at Oxford Town Hall. We hope to gather 15-20 people for a highly interactive and dynamic exchange. Steven Clift the founder and leader of […]

Bristol Wireless

Another great day in the UK. I began the day by spending some time with a friend of E-Democracy.Org, MJ Ray. MJ is very interested in the work that we are doing, but also great at providing feedback and constructive suggestions. I always enjoy my conversations with MJ, whom I first met in King’s Lynn, […]

Greater Bedminster Neighbours

See link to podcast interview at bottom of post. After an early start today, I was off to Bristol. In Bristol, I spend time catching up with a friend and colleague, Carol Hayward. About noon, Carol and I spoke to a small group of council staff and partners about the concepts of Issues Forums and […]

On the Road Again

Well, as of tomorrow, I’m on the road again. I’ll be in the UK for 8 days for the “e-Democracy 07” conference and other meetings, followed up by a short visit to Scottsdale, Arizona – where I’m co-presenting a full day workshop called “Using Online Tools to Support Public Participation.” As usual, I’m always eager […]

Issues Forums in the UK, Meet Tim Erickson in November at London E-Democracy 07 Conference

Tim Erickson will be visiting the UK in early November to check in with our growing network of council-wide and neighbourhood level Issues Forums. This includes a pre-conference event tied to Headstar’s E-Democracy 07 conference on November 8. Details were posted to our Liftoff online group. Liftoff is where you join if you are interested […]

Who is reading this blog?

The E-Democracy.Org project blog has been fairly active for about 6 weeks now. When Steve Clift set it up, I was a little bit skeptical about how useful it would be and whether or not it would be worth the time. It took me several weeks to post my first entry, but was hooked almost […]

New Forum to Launch in Knowle West, Bristol (UK)

E-Democracy.Org is pleased to announce the launch of the Knowle West Neighbourhood Forum, this coming Wednesday October 11th, 2006. Local organizers in the Knowle West neighbourhood of Bristol, expect the forum to open with approximately 50 local participants, with a goal of reaching over 100 participants within the first few weeks of operation. The purpose […]


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