Designing with citizens

Designing With Citzens Text

Citizen-centric Public Policy & Services

Join us for some conversation and Australian case studies discussing citizen involvement in the design of public policy and services at the state, local and federal government levels.

Jane Treadwell World Bank Government Transformation Senior Consultant, owner of Jane Treadwell Consulting, and former Chief Executive Officer at DesignGov (Australian Centre for Excellence in Public Sector Design)

Selena Griffith, Senior Lecturer, COFA, UNSW, co Founder Social Innovation Sydney and Councillor for North ward, Pittwater.

Rodger Watson, Deputy Director at UTS:DI

Rodger will outline a new research centre at UTS, the Design Innovation research centre (UTS:DI) with examples of past and current projects from UTS:DI and its research node the Designing Out Crime research centre. Deeply human centred, the social design approach of UTS:DI is helping organisations change the way they think about their problems, with exciting results.

Panel Chair: The evening will conclude with a panel chaired by Susan McHattie, Vice President of the Institute of Public Administration, NSW Branch and Manager, Governance in Strategic Policy in the Office of Finance and Services.

Susan has experience leading state, local and government programs and agencies. She welcomes the current imperative to place citizens at the centre of policy and service design.