Want to help redesign local democracy? This free annual event, organised by Local Democracy Bytes and the Notwestminster network, is for everyone who has something positive to say about local democracy - and for anyone who is up for a challenge.
We’re bringing people together to create and share new ideas for doing local democracy. Participants include local government officers, councillors, digital makers, academics, young people and community organisations. If you’re interested in democracy, citizen engagement, open data or civic tech, Notwestminster is for you.
Main event - Saturday 13th February
Our main event includes participant-led workshops, lightning talks, creative activities and lots of opportunities for making contact with others who are interested in local democracy and digital. Our workshops and lightning talks will cover a variety of thought provoking topics including:
More details can be found here
Fringe events – Friday 12th February
Fringe events include our Maker Day, a practical day to help build a better local democracy. We’ll talk about the issues and quickly prototype something based on our shared ideas. We also have a PechaKucha Night, featuring a series of fun, quick-fire presentations from members of the Notwestminster network and our friends.
Tickets, more info and getting involved
To find out more and book your free tickets please visit: Notwestminster 2016 If you want to get involved in our work follow us on Twitter - @LDBytes. If you are interested in supporting or sponsoring our event please email us at email@example.com