Since Collabforge was founded by Dr. Mark Elliott in 2007, we have been telling the world about collaboration, innovation, social media and government 2.0. Here’s some of what you may have missed.

Dr. Mark Elliott’s speaking engagements

Future of Work Conference, Centre of Workplace Leadership, Melbourne 2014 – Session: Collaboration is the New Black

Alluvium Consulting Expert Presentation, Melbourne 2013 – Speaker: Collaborating with the Crowd: Going Social and Innovating with the Public Sector

eGovernment Summit 2013: Online Engagement and Delivery Strategies for Public Sector Professionals, Melbourne 2013 – Keynote speaker: Collaborating with the Crowd: How to Go Social and Innovate in Government

eGovernment Summit 2013: Online Engagement and Delivery Strategies for Public Sector Professionals, Melbourne 2013 – Panel session: Gov 2.0 in the Continuing Evolution of Connected Government

Information, Telecommunication & Electronic Engineers (ITEE) Victorian Branch and the IEEE, Victorian Section, Engineers Australia, Melbourne 2012 – Speaker: Collaborating with the Crowd: Social Media & Web 2.0 for Public Sector Engagement

Information, Telecommunication & Electronic Engineers (ITEE) Victorian Branch and the IEEE, Victorian Section, Engineers Australia, Melbourne 2012 – Panel session: Industry Breakfast: Smart City

Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA) Tasmania Annual Conference, 2011 – Keynote presentation

Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) NSW State Conference, Wollongong 2011 – Keynote presentation

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Fiji 2011 – Keynote presentation & workshop facilitation

Korea-Australia-New Zealand (KANZ) Broadband Summit, Hobart 2011 – Keynote presentation

United Nations Public Service Summit, Barcelona 2010 – Keynote presentation, panel session & workshop facilitation

Gov 2.0 Expo, Washington D.C. 2010 – Panel session: Lessons from Down Under: How Australia is Leading the World in Gov 2.0

Web 2.0 in Government, Sydney 2010 – Keynote presentation & panel session: Public consultation, wikis & internal collaboration

Participatory Design Conference, Sydney 2010 – Keynote presentation: A Strategic Framework for Online Participation Design in Gov 2.0

Making a Small World Smaller Forum, Melbourne 2010 – Speaker

Personal Democracy Forum, New York City 2009 – Panel session: Imagining White House 2.0, Making Open Collaboration Platforms Work

City Planning, Civic Engagement & the Internet, Princeton University 2009 – Keynote & plenary session: Using Web Tools For Collaborative Planning (View the presentation here)

Participation Camp, New York City 2009 – Keynote Presentation Engaging Citizens in Collaborative Planning & Policy Making

One Web Day, Melbourne 2008 – Panel session

Articles

Collaborating with the Crowd for Better Policy Development, Centre for Policy Development

Stigmergic Collaboration: The Evolution of Group Work, Media & Culture Journal

Stigmergic Collaboration: A Theoretical Framework for Mass Collaboration (PhD thesis), Centre for Ideas, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne.

Reports

Pssst! Government can be, well, innovative – Forrester report citing Collabforge Future Melbourne & wePlan projects as examples of government innovation

Australian Government 2.0 Taskforce – Collabforge Online Engagement Review

In the media

Can We Harness the Internet to Collaboratively Write Better Laws?, The Atlantic

Future Melbourne, World Changing

Future Melbourne: Making Melbourne Sustainable, EcoGeneration Magazine

Sydney & Melbourne Share Coveted Planning Award, Government News

PolicyCo: Collaborative, Open Source, Policymaking Platform and Community, Knight Foundation: Knight News Challenge

Here is an overview of some of our projects

View more of our past projects on our Clients page. See more Collabforge presentations on our Slideshare account.

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