A Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) annual lecture on ‘Making democracy work’
24 January 2024
15:00 - 16:50 CET
Library Reading Room (SPINELLI 5 D) and webstreamed
The Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA)
English
A Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) annual lecture on ‘Making democracy work’.

Programme

Moderator

  • Sandra Parthies, European Economic and Social Committee
     

15:00 - 15:10 | Welcome and introductory remarks

Christian Ehler, MEP and STOA Chair

15:10 - 15:40 
| Keynote speech: Making democracy work for everyone - challenges and solutions for democratic inclusion across generations, personal situations, and global contexts

Michael Bruter, Professor of Political Science, Director of the Electoral Psychology Observatory, London School of Economics and Political Science

15:40 - 16:20 
Exchange of views

Generational democratic gaps: How can policies effectively balance the diverse perspectives of different generations to ensure sustainable and equitable outcomes for the entire society?
Sylvia Kritizinger, Professor at the Department of Government of Vienna University

 

Digital democracy: How can we navigate the evolving landscape of digital democracy to enhance citizen participation, address challenges in the digitalization of democratic processes?'
Barbara Prainsack, Chair of European Group on Ethics in Science and Technology

 

New forms of democratic participation: How to overcome traditional barriers, empower citizens, and create more inclusive and responsive governance structures?
Yves Dejaeghere, Executive director of Federation for Innovation in Democracy - Europe


16:20 - 16:50 
| Q&A session

16:50 - 17:00 
| Closing remarks

Christian Ehler, MEP and STOA Chair

 

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