As part of the launch of the Digital Democracy Commission's Report 'Open Up!', Swansea University's Department of Computer Science will be hosting a live stream of speeches from Mr Speaker and the Commissioners. Followed by an opportunity to ask questions about the report.
The Report is the culmination of a year's project investigating how digital technology can improve parliamentary democracy. (more)
The Speaker of the House of Commons will be unveiling the report, which will be livestreamed through a joint event held at Swansea University. The event in Swansea will be hosted by the secretary of the Digital Democracy Commission, Mr Edward Wood.
The event will consist of talks and discussions around how digital solutions can encourage greater engagement from all parties in democratic societies. It is an exciting opportunity to reflect on the results of over a year's worth of activities by the Commission. (more)
If you are interested in attending the event, please register here.
Monday 26th January 2015 (8:15-10:00am)
Robert Recorde Room (205), Faraday Building, Swansea University
|08:15||Arrival (networking and refreshments)|
|08.30||Introductions by the Vice Chancellor of Swansea University and the Commission Representative|
|08:45||Speech from Mr Speaker and members of the Speaker's Commission|
|09:00||Questions posed to the Commission|
|09:15||Swansea Talk - Speaker TBC|
|09:30||Discussion and Refreshments|
The agenda is currently tentative and may be subject to change.
For more information on the Swansea event, please contact:
Emma James (Event Organiser)