The 18th conference finishes on Tuesday 27 at night, but the 28 there will be activities linked to the democratic debate with the JAM2018 and Ciudades Democráticas.
On 28 November 9:30 a.m., at the Mercat de les Flors (Barcelona), the III Annual Conference of Metadecidim will be held under the claim Decidim. From social to political networks. The activity will present the latest version of the platform, which incorporates new improvements and functionalities of political network, the current state of its technological, community and political layers, its latest success stories and its main challenges on the future of internationalization and governance.
- Schedule: 28th November from 9:30am to 7:30pm
- Place: Mercat de les Flors, Carrer de Lleida, 59, 08004 Barcelona (the same place of the 18th IOPD Conference).
- More information about the program and registration here. Registration required. Limited capacity.
- The activity will be in Spanish. Simultaneous translation into English will be available
The #JAM18 (Annual Conference of Metadecidim, the community of Decidim), includes a session of the international conference Ciutats Democráticas BCN, "Rethinking the future of the city and social transformation". The event is part of the +Biennal Programme and will be inaugurated by the Participation Councillor of Barcelona City Hall, Gala Pin and the Participation Commissioner, Fernando Pindado.
The opening keynote will be delivered by leading technologist Heather Leson, a specialist in humanitarian technologies and social entrepreneurship and Director of Data Literacy Programme at the Red Cross and Red Crescent.
The seven sessions will address the layers of the project: political, technical and technopolitical; practical examples of participation with Decidim with entities that use it, such as the Ferrer i Guàrdia Foundation, the Som Energia cooperative and the French company Open Source Politics, which builds open-source tools for participatory democracy and the future of the platform.
The JAM18 takes place at a crucial time for the Decidim project. As it has been developed as a platform for democratic participation, international interest and its adoption have been growing in several cities. At the same time, the project faces a key challenge: to shape a model of governance of its community Metadecidim.