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  1. 1. Crowdsourcing the Digital Parliament – The Case of the Hellenic OCR Team Fotios Fitsilis and George Mikros 15th Wroxton Workshop 30 July 2022 Parliaments & public engagement panel
  2. 2. Content – 5 W’s and an H  What  Why  Who  Where  When  How 2
  3. 3. What is the Hellenic OCR Team?  Scientific initiative – volunteered research  Based on crowdsourcing  Expert network  Project based work  Personal and institutional members (currently ~60) 3
  4. 4. Why it matters  Links parliaments with society  Involves interested stakeholders  Offers geographic, disciplinary, & sectoral diversity  Has global outreach  Tackles a broad range of research objectives Research objectives  Holistic study of parliamentary corpora  Design & implementation of digital platforms  Citizen’s engagement with representative institutions  Challenges & application of emerging technologies 4
  5. 5. Who we are 5 Gender Scientific background N=50
  6. 6. Who we are 6 Working sector N=50
  7. 7. Where we are 7
  8. 8. Where and since when the Team exist Timing  Established – Fall 2017  Transformation into expert network – January 2022 8 Global initiative  4 continents  14 countries Top representation  Greece, 62%  Italy, 8%  UK, Germany, Qatar, 4%
  9. 9. How we work  Organised in working groups – regular & ad hoc  Offer training and targeted capacity building  Addressing contemporary trends & challenges  Following the members’ abilities & requests 9 Time investment N=50
  10. 10. Partners National parliaments Universities Research centers NGOs Private entities Current activities  The Team currently undertakes 4 main research activities:  Building of an ecosystem of apps and services with the potential to advance inter-institutional interoperability  Integrated text analytics of parliamentary corpora (e.g. motion of no confidence)  Study of application on emerging technologies in the parliamentary workspace  Advancing parliamentary diplomacy via development and use of digital platforms 10
  11. 11. Out-of-the-box approach Inherent flexibility, quick reflexes, & the disruptive nature of emergent technology makes it difficult to approximate the evolutionary path of the Hellenic OCR Team The Team’s future  Expansion (rate ~10 members/year)  Interconnection with other parliamentary projects, networks, & initiatives  IPU  Inter Pares  IPEN  Hansard at Huddersfield  IPIs  Potential institutionalisation 11
  12. 12. hellenicOCRteam.gr info@hellenicOCRteam.gr Disclaimer The information and views set out in this presentation are only those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of their institutions Contact 12

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