TEDxBarcelonaSalon - ¿Qué democracia queremos?

About this event :

Winston Churchill said that democracy is the worst form of government except for the others that have been tried. Without a doubt, democracy can be improved in many ways. In this event we want to focus on citizen participation. Does it make sense today that we vote only one party every four years and cannot participate in the rest of the decisions that politicians make? What if we had more power in decisions? Who should (should?) Make what kinds of decisions?
We will start with a talk by Adrià on how to increase citizen participation and afterwards we will debate with everyone on this subject. We will end the event with a networking session. Moreover there is also the Bar of Casa Seat where we can also have a glass together (limited audience).

The speaker

Adrià Rodriguez is a Public Policy Analyst on human rights, democracy and digital technologies. His research focuses on the intersection between international standards, digital technologies, and electoral and participatory processes, and especially on Internet voting. He is currently a Public Policy Researcher at Scytl Secure Electronic Voting, S.A. and Adjunct Professor of International Relations and Global Governance at the Pompeu Fabra and Oberta Universities of Catalonia. Adrià Rodriguez

19:00 Welcome
19:05 Adrià Rodriguez – What kind of citizen participation do we want?
19:20 Discussion among all attendees
20:30 Networking
21:00 End of the event

The event will take place at the auditorium of our sponsor, Casa Seat at Paseo de Gracia 109 (corner with Diagonal). Health regulations will be respected, in order to maintain the necessary distance the capacity will be limited. And don’t forget your mask!

The talk

The discussion

After the talk we could discuss among all the audience the idea presented. You can watch the talk and the discussion here:

Pictures of the event

About TEDxBarcelonaSalon:
At our TEDxBarcelonaSalon events we foster networking, dialog and the discussion among all members of TEDxBarcelona. In order to achieve this we meet once a month and listen to an interesting talk. After watching the talk we discuss about the presented subject. Here the list of past Salon events.

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