PANORAMIX sponsors ROUNDTABLE ON E-VOTING FOR PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING

ROUNDTABLE ON ELECTRONIC VOTING FOR PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING

12 June 2018 | 13:00-16:30 | Appleton Tower (Room 8.02), University of Edinburgh

Purpose of the roundtable

This roundtable/workshop aims to bring together colleagues who have an interest in democratic participation, such as participatory budgeting and other forms of citizen engagement, with colleagues who are working on technical aspects of online voting including security, identity management and blockchain/distributed ledger.  The aim is to start a dialogue about the possibility of working collaboratively to develop a use case for online voting and on the development of an online voting POC/pilot that uses distributed ledger technology.

Agenda

12:30-13:00  Light Lunch

13:00-13:10  Introductions and workshop purpose – Liz Ure

13:10-13:30  Overview of agenda, format and workshop outputs – Aggelos Kiayias

13:30-14:30  Defining the problem – Aggelos Kiayias

  • What should we be seeking to address? For example:
    • Usability
    • Identity Management
    • Security
    • Cryptography
    • Verifiability
    • Privacy

14:30-15:00  Break

15:00-16:00  What existing solutions do we know about? – Aggelos Kiayias

16:00-16:30  Summary and Next Steps – Liz Ure and Aggelos Kiayias

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