Disrupting Democracy: Is Social Media Helping or Harming Politics?

Demos will host a lively panel event at the Labour Party Conference to demonstrate a new digital observatory we are currently building bespoke to the needs of politicians in the UK. The event will begin with an exposition of the tool and its capabilities but will also provide an opportunity to explore more generally the role that technology, particularly social media, can play in political campaigns and politicians’ engagement with their constituents.

Date & Time
Monday 26th September, 1730 – 1900

Speakers
Yvette Cooper MP
Alex Krasodomski-Jones, CASM at Demos
David Evans, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
Andrew Seager, Citizens Advice
Chair: Jim Waterson, Buzzfeed

Venue
Meeting Room 6, Hilton Liverpool City Centre

This event is kindly supported by
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