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