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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

City of Markham's Internet voting story at GTEC 2011

GTEC conference, October 19, 2011 from 10:00 to 11:00

Using Digital Technology to Connect with Citizens in the Town of Markham

Given the apparent decrease in voter engagement, Canadian governments are faced with seeking innovative ways to connect with the public. When used strategically, digital technologies are an effective means to engage citizens. Through the use of Internet voting and the implementation of multiple interactive online initiatives, the Town of Markham has become a leader in eDemocracy. In this session attendees will hear from the Mayor of Markham, the visionary behind Markham’s innovative use of digital technologies to engage citizens, as well as the CEO of Delvinia, the firm behind the initiatives and the only organization to collect consumer data on Internet voting in three consecutive elections.

Speaker - Frank Scarpitti, Mayor, Town of Markham
Co-presenter - Adam Froman, CEO, Delvinia

from GTEC 2011 Conference Program at a Glace


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