This conference will explore the emerging technologies and trends that are changing the way policy is made. Policy-making 2.0 refers to a blend of emerging and fast developing technologies that enable better, more timely and more participated decision-making in government. The aim of the conference is to cross-fertilize projects to support community building and to learn from each other. Over these two days many topics will be discussed including: open and big data, visual analytics, modelling and simulation, collaborative governance and crowdsourcing, serious gaming, and opinion mining. There will also be a chance to submit an application for the Policy 2.0 prize. It’s goal is to raise awareness and consolidate the community about a new set of tools to support policy making, such as open and big data, visualization, opinion mining, collaborative governance, modeling and simulation, serious gaming. The event is free and open to anyone with an interest in 21st century policy making.