Engaging News: Citizen Engagement on the Road!

Engaging News: Citizen Engagement on the Road!

Engaging in Australia

City of Canterbury Bankstown are on the road with citizen engagement, with the new CB Kombi! #haveyoursay, & click the link to find out the summer schedule.

Smart Cities Council’s Centre for Civic Innovation released a Guidance Note last week, listing 5 principles to help drive greater citizen-led innovation.

Catch Kristian Jaakkola, MD of ArneTech @Arne_Tech chatting about Communication Strategies for community engagement at IAP2’s #ShakeItUp18.

Smart Cities & digital transformation leader Joaquim Alvarez is coming to Australia in March 2019! Book your place now (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth).

Resources

Check out National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation podcasts focused on dialogue, deliberation, public engagement, and democracy.

Citizens today want more info & influence, and when citizen engagement is sustained it leads to more economic success & better supported policies. 

Can cities become smart without being sustainable? Get your teeth into a systematic review of the literature by Tan Yigitcanlar, Md Liton Kamruzzaman, Marcus Foth, et al. in Elsevier Environment Sustainable Cities & Society. Free until 26 Jan 2019.  

The Open Data Institute dives into how to meaningfully engage the public in complex decision-making in this lunchtime lecture.

That’s it from Engaging News for 2018! See you in the New Year.

1 Comment
  • Bankstown Fencer

    February 18, 2019 at 3:56 am Reply

    As a contractor in Bankstown, I want to see the area becoming a smart city AND a sustainable one.

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