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Tuesday, November 20 • 10:15am - 11:15am
[Panel] Setting Context - What is Democracy in the Digital Age?

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Today, liberal democracies are caught between multiple challenges ranging from globalization, to technological innovation and their unintended externalities such as the rise of inequality, radicalisation and populism. In this panel we want to explore this current status and ask questions revolving around possible pathways to reimagine the democratic narrative and address the mentioned challenges through fresh ideas and emerging technologies.

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Nafees Hamid

Assoc. Fellow, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague
Mr. Hamid is an expert in radicalization and extremism. He's conducted over 200 interviews with members of ISIS and Al Qaida and has worked on far-right nationalism in Europe. He's explored how liberal democracies are creating many of the problems of extremism and has ideas about... Read More →

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Nikolas Becker

Tech and Internet policy expert with a passion for open source
Nikolas is a tech and Internet policy expert with a passion for open source projects. Working as an independent consultant, he provides advice and research in the fields of technology & human rights, surveillance, and access to knowledge. As a political activist, Nikolas chairs the... Read More →
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Léa Briand

Public Relations, abgeordnetenwatch.de
Léa Briand is in charge of public relations and communication at the transparency NGO abgeordnetenwatch.de (ParliamentWatch) in Hamburg. Prior to joining abgeordnetenwatch.de she worked as a PR consultant at a Hamburg agency for business communication for four years. She also worked... Read More →
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Delia Hallberg

Blockchain Researcher
Is blockchain a revolutionary technology for human organization? It is crucial to understand how humans can or cannot reorganize the economy, the financial world or society at large through blockchain. Delia Hallberg is a passionate researcher, analyst and public speaker on the social... Read More →
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Annika Heintz

Deputy Head of Campaigns, Change.org
Annika Heintz is deputy head of campaigns and head of the e-mail engagement program at Change.org. She joined Change.org in July 2016 and makes sure that all active members regularly hear from Change.org and can actively participate in the campaigns. Annika has a B.A. in Business... Read More →
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Benjamin Snow

CEO & Co-Founder, Civocracy
Benjamin Snow is the cofounder and CEO of Civocracy, an organisation which focuses on leveraging technology to improve the relationship between citizens and government. Civocracy works with cities, regions, and ministries across Europe, helping to improve decision-making and increase... Read More →

Tuesday November 20, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am CET
Kraftwerk - Main Stage