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[liberationtech] Open Legislative Data conference in Paris July 6-7

Yosem Companys companys at
Sat Apr 28 19:39:44 PDT 2012

The Center for European Studies, Sciences Po Paris, Regards Citoyens and
Madialab Sciences Po are organizing on the 6th & 7th July, 2012 the
international conference: Open Legislative Data in Paris  A Conference of
the Third Kind with Hacktivists and Academics.****

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*When? *6th & 7th July, 2012 ****

*Where?* Sciences Po in Paris ****

*Who?* The Law Factory (Regards Citoyens + Sciences Po) ****

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*The conference has two aims: *****

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·         To discuss the latest developments regarding parliamentary
informatics, eg. parliamentary open data, computer analysis of
parliamentary activities, e-parliament… ****

·         To assemble two groups that usually do not communicate: the
academic world of legislative studies and individuals and organizations
from across the open data and parliamentary informatics spectrum. ****

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*What is the program ? *****

·         On the morning of the 6th of July, we’ll have a plenary session
with keynote speeches and the public presentation of several on-going
projects like the Law Track System by the Law Factory Group. ****

·         On the afternoon of the 6th of July, there will be several
parallel thematic sessions. ****

·         On the morning of the 7th of July, a hackspace in Paris will host
an informal meeting devoted to performances, exchanging practices and
networking. ****

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*How do I get involved? *****

We welcome different kind of presentations from individual or groups, from
academics or hacktivists… or both! ****

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There will be two ways that you can participate: ****

·         Lightning presentations (5 minutes) ****

·         Talks (10-15 minutes) ****

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You’ll find an on-line application form here:  ****

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Application must be sent before April 28th 2012! ****

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We’ve also got a dedicated mailing list for discussions around the
conference which you can write to: TheLawFactory at
If you’d like to join the discussion, sign up by sending an empty e-mail to
TheLawFactory-subscribe at ****

To ask for a grant, please find more in Grant Call for Applications: ****

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For further information, please find attached the call for application.****

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*Angela Tacea*

Research Assistant****

angela.tacea at****


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Centre d’études européennes de Sciences Po****

27 rue Saint-Guillaume 75337 Paris cedex 07 France****

Tél. +33 (0)1 45 49 55 10 - Fax  +33 (0)1 45 49 83 60****
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