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DotGovLabs: Games & Government Workshops

DotGovLabs is an R&D project co-funded by Directgov, NHS Choices and Business Link have commissioned tVPN to run a series of workshops. The aims of the workshop are to gather feedback on how the UK Government should (and should not) use games to interact with citizens, businesses and other stakeholder groups.
The feedback from the workshop [...]

UN IGF 2008 Workshop Proposal: Virtual Worlds for Delivering Public Service & Innovation

For the 2008 UN Internet Governance Forum meeting in Hyderabad India the UK Government proposed the workshop detailed here. The workshop did not occur due to the disturbances in India at the time.
The official workshop proposal can be found in the IGF site here:
A summary of the workshop is as follows:
The workshop will showcase [...]

Digital Britain: Interim Report

Digital Britain is a report published in January 2009 by the UK Government’s Departments of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) and Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR).
The report promotes the use of digital technology by citizens of the UK and sets out a number of recommendations that seek to enhance the use of digital by [...]


the Virtual Policy Network organized themes and speakers for a a workshop on 11 March 2009 convened by the UK Government’s Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) with OECD’s Committee for Information, Computer and Communications Policy (ICCP). The workshop examined the following themes:

How can virtual worlds contribute to innovation, to transformation of [...]