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Conference Agenda

Below you can find the agenda of the 2021 Innocracy Conference. Click on an entry to learn more about the session. We will update the agenda regularly until the conference’s start on 14 October.

TIME (CEST)

SESSION | SPEAKER

FORMAT

13:30-15:00

Online Opening: Democratising democracy – Towards a future shaped equally by all

with Paulina Fröhlich, Paul Jürgensen and Michael Zürn

Conversation

(online)

15:30-16:30

Stories of Democratisation

Stories of Democratisation

(online)

17:00-18:30

Democratising the European Union: How to overcome the institutional reform deadlock

Keynote & Debate

(online)

TIME (CEST)

SESSION | SPEAKER

FORMAT

09:00-09:30

Innocracy 2021: Democratising Democracy

with Paulina Fröhlich and Paul Jürgensen 

Setting the Scene

(on site + livestream)

09:30-10:00

If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu: Political inequality and democratisation

Conversation

(on site + livestream)

Coffee Break

09:30-10:00

How to transform democratic institutions and decision architectures for the Novocene

with Caroline Paulick-Thiel and Indy Johar

Toolbox Class

(on site)

10:30-12:00

Democratising beyond the political

with Marina Weisband and Uwe Lübbemann

Lightning Talk

(on site)

10:30-12:00

Fiscal space, public deficit, debt-to-GDP ratio – what now? How to talk about progressive fiscal policy in a way that everybody understands

Conversation

(online)

10:30-12:00

How to bring EU citizen participation to the next level

with Tristan Fuhrmann and Daniela Vancic

Toolbox Class

(online | invitation only)

Lunch Break

13:00-13:45

Stories of Democratisation

Stories of Democratisation

(on site + online)

Transition Break

14:00-15:30

Democratising EU institutions

with Stanislas Jourdan, Sophie Pornschlegel and Thu Nguyen 

Lightning Talk

(on site + online)

14:00-15:30

What’s trust got to do with it: Strengthening democratic participation through universalism

with Mansour Aalam

Conversation

(on site)

14:00-15:30

Democratising digital space: How to find structural solutions for the challenge of disinformation

with Kai Hermsen, Katja Jäger and Anja Zimmer

Conversation

(on site)

14:00-15:30

How to build unlikely but transformative alliances

Toolbox Class

(online | invitation only)

Coffee Break

16:00-17:30

Democratising property, finance and investment

with Adrienne Buller, Max Krahé and Isaac Stanley 

Lightning Talk 

(on site)

16:00-17:30

How to design a more inclusive democracy

with Nikhil Kumar, Joonas Leppänen and Nelli Auriola

Toolbox Class

(online | invitation only)

16:00-17:30

Democratising the city

with Tori Boeck

Lightning Talk 

(on site + online)

16:00-17:30

Defending women’s rights in Poland: How to be a good ally in the fight against democratic regression

with Marta Lempart and Małgorzata Kopka-Piątek

Conversation

(on site)

Coffee Break

18:00-18:15

A deeper democracy: Democratising our self

with Hanno Burmester

Keynote

(on site + online)

18:15-19:30

Democracy and climate: Conflicting logics of speed, space and time

Debate

(on site + online)