Interim Dean Pete Peterson Presents at By the People: Democracy Conference 2015
Interim Dean Pete Peterson (MPP '07) is presenting "Does the Public Sector Support Public Engagement? " and "Government 2.0: What Public Leaders Need to Know?" at By the People: Democracy Conference 2015, hosted by Arizona State University School of Public Affairs. The conference focuses on participatory democracy, civic engagement and citizen education and takes place from December 3-5, 2015, in Tempe, Arizona. The event will be designed to share research findings, engage in provocative and meaningful discussions, learn from accomplishments and failures, and be inspired by innovative approaches, strategies, policies, tools and practices.
The conference will bring together academics, students, practitioners, researchers, appointed and elected public officials, teachers, administrators, members of community organizations, and all those interested in participatory democracy, public engagement and citizenship education. In addition, the conference will combine academic presentations with practical workshops.