SERI was represented at the Frontiers of Democracy conference at Tufts University in July 2013.  The conference brings together practitioners and scholars from across the world.  It is linked with Tuft's summer institute, which brings in young scholars from many developing nations.  For more information see:
activecitizen.tufts.edu/circle/summer-institute/frontiers-of-democracy-innovations-in-civic-practice-theory-and-education/