2012 Gov 2.0, Open Government and Open Data Events Calendar
Since I heard that last year’s Gov 2.0 and Open Government Events Calendar was useful to the broader community, here’s this year’s version. There will be many other places around the globe for people to gather, talk and learn about Gov 2.0 in 2012 — just take a look through the many Govloop event listings. There will be any number of citizen-generated unconferences and hackathons, where the attendees generate the program. They’ll include CityCamps, BarCamps, PodCamps or MobileCamps. Check out the CityCamp calendar to find one near you and keep an eye out for CityCamp meetups in February.
The following listings are by no means comprehensive but should serve as a starting point if you’re wondering what’s happening, when and where. If you know about more Gov 2.0 events that should be listed here, please let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org or @digiphile.
Annual Open Government Partnership Meeting
Gov 2.0 LA
Los Angeles, CA
International Conference on e-Democracy, e-Government and e-Society
April 25–27, 2012
Transparency Camp 2012
April 28–29, 2012
Greater Washington DC area
4th ICTs and Society-Conference 2012
May 2–4, 2012
International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2012 (CeDEM ’12)
May 3–4, 2012
Open Gov West 2012 (OGW2012)
Digital Governance in Latin America, LASA 2012 XXX International Congress
May 23–26, 2012
San Francisco, CA
e-participation: International conference on youth participation in the digital society
2012 Berlin (Germany)
2012 Digital Government Society Conference (dg.o 2012)
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
2012 American Democracy Project and The Democracy Commitment Annual Meeting
San Antonio, TX
University Network for Collaborative Governance 2012 Annual Meeting
Personal Democracy Forum
New York, NY
12th European Conference on eGovernment (ECEG 2012)
25th Bled eConference
June 17–20, 2012
International Open Government Data Conference
World Bank, DC
The Democracy Imperative (TDI) National Conference
July 18–21, 2012
Frontiers of Democracy
IADIS International Conference: e-Democracy, Equity and Social Justice
International Conference on Electronic Democracy
League of California Cities Annual Conference & Expo
San Diego, CA
Web of Change (WOC)
Cortes Island, BC, Canada
2012 NAGW National Conference
Kansas City, MO
67th Annual National Conference on Citizenship
6th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance
Albany, New York, U.S.
Gov 2.0 AU
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy
November 14–16, 2012 (tentative)
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