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Heinz College Reunion David W. Patti Transforming Communities: IT, Civic Engagement & Economic Development
<ul><li>We live in a “global village.” </li></ul><ul><li>Communities can be defined without geographic boundaries.  Commun...
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Elected Chief Executive Media Academia Legislative Permanent Bureaucracy Special  Interests
Economic Competitiveness Empowers Development
Collaborative Associations Effort <ul><li>Associated Pennsylvania Constructors </li></ul><ul><li>Associated Petroleum Indu...
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Conclusions <ul><li>Communities are where you find them and what you make of them.  </li></ul><ul><li>IT is a transformati...
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Transforming Communities, David W. Patti

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During Heinz College Reunion 2009, alumni gathered for a presentation titled “Transforming Communities: IT, Civic Engagement and Economic Development.” The panel was moderated by Rick Stafford, MSPPM 1972, Heinz College Distinguished Service Professor of Public Policy. Panelists shared examples of their application of policy and technology to advance cities, government and businesses.

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Transforming Communities, David W. Patti

  1. 1. Heinz College Reunion David W. Patti Transforming Communities: IT, Civic Engagement & Economic Development
  2. 2. <ul><li>We live in a “global village.” </li></ul><ul><li>Communities can be defined without geographic boundaries. Communities are defined by common interests – the business community. </li></ul><ul><li>The business community lives, works and learns in such a “global village” network. </li></ul><ul><li>The medium is the message – or at least influences the message. </li></ul>
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  6. 6. Content Subscriber and Provider Content Subscriber and Provider Content Subscriber and Provider Content Provider / Aggregator Processing Processing Processing Processing
  7. 8. Elected Chief Executive Media Academia Legislative Permanent Bureaucracy Special Interests
  8. 9. Economic Competitiveness Empowers Development
  9. 10. Collaborative Associations Effort <ul><li>Associated Pennsylvania Constructors </li></ul><ul><li>Associated Petroleum Industries of Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>Hospital & Health Association of Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance Federation of Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>National Federation of Independent Businesses/Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Business Council </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Chamber of Business & Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Chemical Industry Council </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Coal Association </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Credit Union Association </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Defense Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Medical Society </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Restaurant Association </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Retailers Association </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Telephone Association </li></ul><ul><li>TechQuest Pennsylvania </li></ul>
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  12. 13. Civic Engagement
  13. 14. Conclusions <ul><li>Communities are where you find them and what you make of them. </li></ul><ul><li>IT is a transformational tool, but not an end unto itself. </li></ul><ul><li>IT enhances processes for civic engagement. </li></ul>

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