|October 10, 1996|
Cybercivics 101: The Relevance of
Representative Democracy in the Information Age
This conference addressed the concerns of how information technology will affect the political process and ideals of democracy. It also confronted the ethical and public policy consequences that will have to be faced. In addition, the Computer Ethics Institute ran an electronic mock presidential election and openly discussed the results amongst scholars.
The Brookings Institution
PANEL 1 Cyberdemocracy Today
Mayor of Bolder, CO
PANEL 2 Cyberdemocracy Today
Computer Ethics Institute
Federal Election Commission
PANEL 3 Youth and Cyberdemocracy: Civic responsability and the informed electorate
Moderator: Ken Driessen
Rich Maginn and students of Smoky Hills High School
PANEL 4 How will we Govern Ourselves in the Year 2020?
Communities of the Future
Jared P. Schutz
Lorrie Faith Cranor
PANEL 5 Ethical and Policy Implications of Cyberdemocracy: Is Representation Relevant?
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Social Philosophy Research Institute & Westfield State College
Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission and former Secretary to President Clinton's Cabinet
Panel 6 The Results: The 1996 Computer Ethics Institute Electronic Mock Presidential Election