If we were to rethink democracy, where would we as a community start? Is there a way to leverage lessons from the past, democratic innovations and new...

Evolving Democracy

Location:

NSW
Australia

Venue:
Vivid Ideas Exchange, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia
Evolving Democracy

Event Details

If we were to rethink democracy, where would we as a community start? Is there a way to leverage lessons from the past, democratic innovations and new technologies to reshape a democracy that works for the future?

Facilitated by futurist Ross Dawson, a panel of leading academics and professionals in democracy and community engagement will share what they have learned and invite your participation in a discussion about the future of our democracy.

Topics Will Include

  • What has to change? Democracy 101: lessons from the past and the state of play in Australia
  •  New tools and techniques such as technology and deliberative democracy
  •   What sorts of things are working well around the world?
  • What should participation in a representative democracy look like?

About the Event

This event is being brought to you by engage2. This is an event organised as part of Vivid Ideas Sydney 2018. Vivid Ideas is the year’s most anticipated global forum for ingenuity and innovation and the marketplace to share fresh concepts and track emerging trends. From education advances in mixed reality, screen and content harvesting, to music-making, smart fashion, wearables and robotics, this is the place where culture meets commerce and business benefits from creative thinking. Fans, makers, hackers, aspiring entrepreneurs, business builders and established practitioners from around the globe all gather in Sydney to connect, create, learn and make.

Access and Inclusion

  • Wheelchair accessible - Access to the venue is suitable for wheelchairs (toilets, ramps/lifts etc.) and designated wheelchair spaces are available.
  • Hearing loop - A hearing loop (sometimes called an audio induction loop) is a special type of sound system for use by people with hearing aids. The hearing loop provides a magnetic, wireless signal that is picked up by the hearing aid when it is set to 'T' (Telecoil) setting. Many venues have an induction hearing loop system. Check if your venue has this system.