Europe | Feb 1-2

Personal Democracy Forum Poland-Central Eastern Europe
February 1-2, 2013 | Kino Praha in Warsaw

Sponsored by Omidyar Network
with support from the Open Society Foundation

Check out the Storify and visit our Livestream event page to see video archives from Day One. Stay tuned for individual archives of each session.

Thank you to all who spoke, attended, and watched online for making our inaugural event such a success!

Personal Democracy Forum Poland-Central Eastern Europe (PDF PL-CEE) explored the interaction between open Internet and open democracy. It was organised by Personal Democracy Media in cooperation with Fundacja ePaństwo (ePF), recipient of the European Public Sector Information Platform (ePSIplatform) award 2011 for the outstanding parliamentary monitoring portal Sejmometr.pl.

PDF PL-CEE highlighted key players and initiatives in Poland and surrounding countries, as well as perspectives from others outside the region engaged in transparency, technology, and civic activism. There were 300 participants from Poland and from other Central and Eastern European countries including the Balkans.

The main event took place on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Kino Praha and was followed by an unconference on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 9.30am-3pm at Centre Zielna. The unconference gave attendees of PDF a chance to create their own agendas, share experience, as well as information tools and applications that can impact politics at the local and national level.

We look forward to returning for a 2014 event. Until then, keep in touch by following @pdmteam, joining us on Facebook, and subscribing to our weekly email digest on global tech and politics!

Questions can be directed to the Polish Organising team: 0048 607 046 535,pdf@epf.org.pl.

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