Aspen Institute FOCAS’s on open government [LIVESTREAM]

Today in Colorado, the Aspen Institute is continuing its week long Forum on Communications and Society. You can learn more about the FOCAS 2011 here; it’s the sort of high level gathering of leaders from public sector, private industry and academy you expect to see at the Aspen Institute. If you’d like to tune in, there’s a livestream available, embedded below.

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You can follow the backchannel on Twitter at the #focas11 hashtag:


Below, I’ve embedded Harvard professor Archon (@arfung) Fung’s presentation on innovations in e-democracy and archived videos from the conference.

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Session II, Part 1

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Session II, Part 2

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About Alex Howard

Alexander B. Howard is a DC-based a technology writer and editor. Previously, he was the Washington Correspondent at O'Reilly Media, where he covered the voices, technologies and issues that matter in the intersection of government, technology and society. If you're feeling social, you can follow him on Twitter, like him on Facebook or circle him on Google Plus In addition to corresponding for the O’Reilly Radar, he has contributed to the Huffington Post, Govfresh, Mashable, ReadWriteWeb, National Journal, The Atlantic, CBS News and Forbes. He graduated from Colby College with a bachelor's degree in biology and sociology. Currently, he is a resident of the District of Columbia, where he lives with his greyhound, wife, power tools, plants and growing collection of cast iron pans, many of which are frequently used to pursue his passion for good cooking.

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