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Digital Governance & Public Sphere beyond COVID-19: A Roundtable Discussion with Minister Audrey Tang

December 17, 2020

A live roundtable discussion on the relationship between digital governance, civic engagement, and the public sphere was held on Thursday, December 17th.

What has been the role of digital governance in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic? What is the continuing significance of public space? What is the future of public space in the age of social media and digital governance? How can digital governance address societal disparities? What ethical frameworks can be used for digital governance?

Featured speakers:

Audrey Tang, Taiwan’s Digital Minister
Jeff Hou, Professor and Director of Urban Commons Lab at the University of Washington, Seattle
Kevin Hsu, Senior Assistant Director at the Center for Liveable Cities, Singapore
Hendrik Tieben, Associate Professor and Director of the MSc in Urban Design program at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Many thanks to Dr. Ying-fen Chen for her integral role in making this event happen.