Fork and Merge – Collaboration in Civic Tech

Politics & Society
re:publica 2017

Short thesis: 

How can civic hackers help governments to get more people to participate, to make information accessible and to create better services - In short: How can collaboration in civic tech improve democracy? In cooperation with the Global Diplomacy Lab ( )


Through examples from the civic tech communities in Taiwan and Germany, Global Diplomacy Lab Fellows Julia Kloiber and Chia-liang Kao want to show how increased availability and use of data, new ways to leverage the capacity, intelligence, and expertise of people in the problem-solving process, combined with new advances in technology and science can transform governance.



Stage 3
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 14:00 to 14:30