April 03, 2017—April 04, 2017

Opening Governance Research - Phase 2 Kickoff

Hosted by

Center for Policy Informatics


Arizona State University

Hosted by Erik Johnston at Arizona State University’s Decision Theater, the Opening Governance Phase 2 Kickoff convening involved reflection on the first three years of Network activities, and consideration of future opportunities and needs. Network members and guests from Arizona State Univeresity, Helios Foundation, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the Phoenix City Government, SciStarter, and the United Nations Development Programme examined the following questions:

  • What is the role of open governance in the new political era arising out of 2016?
  • How can a flexible framework for assessing the success or failure of open governance approaches in institutions help to improve outcomes?
  • What design principles define will define Governance 3.0?
  • How does citizen science lead to more participatory and effective governance? How can experimentation be built into the use of crowdmapping tools to create new insights?
  • What management strategies can improve the goverance of open governance?
  • How can the tools and principles of open governance improve the effectiveness of Arizona schools?
  • How can citizen-generated data improve urban resilience
  • How can train entrepreneurs in the public interest?
  • Patrick Bergemann, Columbia Business School
  • Henry Farrell, George Washington University
  • John Harlow, Arizona State University, Center for Policy Informatics
  • Erik Johnston, Arizona State University, Center for Policy Informatics
  • Karim Lakhani, Harvard Business School
  • Justin Longo, University of Regina
  • Anita McGahan, University of Toronto
  • Geoff Mulgan, Nesta
  • Beth Simone Noveck, The GovLab
  • Jin Paik, Harvard Business School
  • Thomas Prehn, Mindlab
  • Andrei Sambra, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Sonal Shah, Beeck Center
  • Stefaan Verhulst, The GovLab
  • Andrew Young, The GovLab
  • Alessandro Bellantoni, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Andrea Blasco, Harvard Business School
  • Dinorah Cantú, The GovLab
  • Jennifer Colville, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Stephanie Cordel, Center for Policy Informatics
  • Rebecca Firth, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT)
  • Armida Lopez, City of Phoenix
  • David Hondula, Arizona State University,
  • Benjamin Kumpf, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Jon Miller, Decision Theater
  • Joe O’Reilly, Helios Foundation
  • Thomas Seager, Arizona State University
  • Shade Shutters, MetroInsights
  • Swapna Reddy, Arizona State University, College of Health Solutions
  • Dean Libby Wentz, Arizona State University,
  • Adrienne White, Arizona State University, College of Health Solutions
  • Vince Yanez, Helios Foundation