Fourth International Conference on Online Deliberation (OD2010)

•current research on online deliberation; •research challenges which deliberation, and in particular online deliberation, pose for researchers, governments, communities and citizens; •socio-technical design of online deliberative spaces; •links between theories of deliberative democracy with experience with online deliberation; •descriptions of tools and techniques that are already being tested or fielded; •deliberative platforms using novel or unusual settings, technology or approaches; •experiences and findings related to relevant technological theories (such as Web 2.0) and/or relevant social theories of deliberation and governance (such as public sphere, government 2.0 and civic intelligence); •and case studies in applying and evaluating online deliberation in various formal and informal engagement domains.

30 June 2 July, 2010
Leeds, UK