Smart Citizens, Smarter State: The Technologies of Expertise and the Future of Governing - With Professor Beth Simone Noveck

Date: 
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 17:45

We were delighted to welcome Professor Beth Simone Noveck to the Institute for Government to discuss her new book, Smart Citizens, Smarter State: The Technologies of Expertise and the Future of Governing, and how the UK Civil Service can gain new forms of expertise from innovative technologies.  

Professor Noveck is currently Director of the Governance Lab and its MacArthur Research Network on Opening Governance. From 2009 to 2011, she served in the Obama administration as the nation's first Deputy Chief Technology Officer and Director of the White House Open Government Initiative. A graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School, she serves on the Global Commission on Internet Governance and chairs the ICANN Strategy Panel on Multi-Stakeholder Innovation.

Professor Noveck delivered a speech, which was followed by a conversation with Dr Jo Casebourne, Programme Director at the Institute for Government, and questions from the audience.

Read our report on this event Out to Tinder: Beth Simone Noveck on using citizen expertise in government

 

We were delighted to welcome Professor Beth Simone Noveck to the Institute for Government to discuss her new book, Smart Citizens, Smarter State: The Technologies of Expertise and the Future of Governing, and how the UK Civil Service can gain new forms of expertise from innovative technologies. Smarter govt can come from tapping into citizen expertise.
Professor Beth Simone Noveck – the Director of the Governance Lab (The GovLab) in the US, and America’s first Deputy Chief Technology Officer (2009–2011) – explains to an audience at the Institute for Government how smarter government can come from tapping into citizen expertise, as part of her presentation ‘Swipe Right to Fix the World’.