14 Jul

Policy Compass Workshop in the EGOV 2015 and ePart 2015 Conference!

Policy Compass, along with other Global Systems Science projects, organised a Workshop in the context of the dual EGOV / ePart 2015 conference, titled “Enabling Effective Policy Making – Coupling the Power of the Data with the Wisdom of the Crowd”. The main purpose of the Workshop was to disseminate the project’s platform and up to date results to all participating stakeholders, as well as stimulate discussion on all participating projects.

More than 20 participants with various backgrounds (i.e. researchers, practitioners, policy makers etc.) participated in the workshop, contributing to a live and interesting discussion.

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NTUA DSSLab, partners of Policy Compass, gave a presentation (supported by a corresponding workshop paper) titled “Policy Compass project – Open Data Driven Policy Analysis and Impact Evaluation”.

15 Jul

The 3rd Issue of our Newsletter is out!

The third issue of the Policy Compass newsletter has just been published!

The newsletter provides a glimpse at the following issues:

  • use of Fuzzy Cognitive Maps (FCMs) in Policy Compass,
  • participation of Policy Compass in various events,
  • upcoming events of interest etc.

Feel free to download it here (.pdf) and disseminate it to any stakeholders you consider relevant!

11 May

Participation in the EGOV/EPART 2014 Conference

EGOV ConferenceThe annual international IFIP Electronic Government (EGOV) conference is the European core conference in the domain of ICT in the public sector. Together with IFIP ePart, the sibling conference on electronic participation, and frequently affiliated workshops on emerging topics, the IFIP EGOV 2014 conference, that will take place at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland between the 1st and 4th of September 2014 is expected to attract many participants from various domains of interest.
Taking advantage of this excellent scientific publication and dissemination opportunity, Policy Compass will present a scientific paper entitled “Fusing Open Public Data, Prosperity Indexes, Fuzzy Cognitive Maps and Argumentation Technology for more factual, evidence-based and accountable policy analysis and evaluation”, presenting the overall Policy Compass notion and approach.
Exchange of ideas and knowledge and possible synergies amongst related projects and initiatives will also be sought by NTUA that will be representing the Policy Compass consortium.

12 Apr

Policy Compass at Samos Summit 2014

Samos2014Being recognized as one of the established and important summer events of the last few years, this year’s Samos Summit (Samos Summit 2014) that will take place between June 30 – July 5 2014 will be dedicated on ICT-enabled Governance.
Since the scope of Samos Summit 2014 totally falls in the interests and areas of application of the Policy Compass project, the Policy Compass consortium will be present in the event and will present and disseminate the project’s scope, as well as the up to date findings and advancements.

In addition, exchange of ideas and knowledge and possible synergies amongst related projects and initiatives will be sought.