Presentations Available: Using Technology to Engage Citizens with Well-being Statistics – Workshop

Presentations are now available (see below) in relation to the workshop “Using Technology to Engage Citizens with Well-being Statistics – Perspectives from Civil Society”.

The workshop explored in further detail, the role of digital technologies in engaging citizens with ‘beyond GDP’ statistics  from the perspective of civil society and academia. The workshop followed on from the previous online discussions on Wikiprogress: i) Making data more accessible for society at large and ii) Engaging citizens in well-being and progress statistics.

Date: 18 September
Venue: OECD, Paris

Deliverable Report

Deliverable report on “Workshop on Using Technology to Engage Citizens with Well-being Statistics – Perspectives from Civil Society” (well-being and societal progress crowd sourcing initiatives in Europe)
To view deliverable report: click here!

Presentations

Welcome and opening address

Donatella Fazio, Web-COSI scientific co-ordinator, Istat – View Presentation

SESSION 1 CITIZENS AS AUDIENCE: WEB PLATFORMS FOR COMMUNICATION AND DISSEMINATION

(Moderator: Donatella Fazio, Istat)

Alex Minhovits and Caroline Dobbing – Global AgeWatch Index, Help Age International – UK – View Presentation
Jonathon Talbot – Social Progress Index, Social Progress Imperative – US – View Presentation
Philippa Lysaght – Institute for Economics and Peace – Australia – View Presentation

SESSION 2 CITIZENS AS PARTICIPANTS: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES WITH CROWDSOURCED AND OPEN DATA

Session 2a. Crowdsourcing (Moderator: Kate Scrivens, OECD)

Liz Zeidler – Happy City Index – UK – View Presentation
Haosheng Huang – EmoMAP – Austria – View Presentation
Jason MagLaughlin – Big Development Datashift, CIVICUS – South Africa – View Presentation

Session 2b. Open data (Moderator: Salema Gulbahar, OECD)

Massimo Craglia – Joint Research Centre (Citizen Science and Smart Cities project), EC – View Presentation
Julia Kloiber – Code for Germany – View Presentation

Morning Session Web-cast Video

(watch from 41 minutes)

Afternoon Session Web-cast Video

(watch from 35 minutes)

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