Lose your way: Towards a Citizen-driven city

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The workshop explores co-creatively the concept of Smart Cities through a lens that promotes citizens as the driving force of urban innovation and urban planning.

What you will get out of this workshop
Workshop organizers/participants will address the subject collaboratively by sharing a mix of practical advice and concrete experimentation cases, both before and during the workshop.

Workshop theme
On the 22nd of April ENoLL and Tampere UAS co-organize the workshop “Lose your way: Towards a Citizen-driven city”, a full-day workshop involving a few ENoLL members and exploring the concept of Smart Cities through a lens that promotes citizens as the driving force of urban innovation and urban planning. Participants will have the opportunity to share their best practices and discover the ones pre-selected by the organizers, like “Lose your Way” a pilot projects developed by Tampere University in the context of MEDAIA-project that implements mobile technology in urban planning, Design for Europe, a EU initiative supporting design and innovation in Europe, and ECIM, a project aiming to create smarter mobility services across Europe.

10:00 – 10:20 Around the room introductions
10:20 – 10:35 Kickoff from ENoLL: Living Labs and design contributing to citizen-driven cities
10.35 – 10:50 Lightning talk from ECIM project
10.50 – 11.05 Lighting talk from “Connecting Neighbourhoods” project
11:05 – 12:00 Pitching session: sharing best practices on design and citizen-driven innovation
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch and networking
1:00 – 1:30 ECIM playground
1:30 – 1:40 “Lose your way” city walk – introductions and guidelines
1:40 – 4:00 “Lose your way” city walk
4:00 – 5:00 Planning of online publications, conclusions

Good to know
We set up a dedicated Facebook group to pre-present these submissions online and discuss them all co-creatively as a way to engage before workshop start. We have built a prototype mobile application for the Lose Your Way city walk. The application works in Android and iPhone systems and users can upload the app to their phones. The app is based on maps, and during the walk it records users’ routes, which can be published and shared on the app’s website. It also allows users to create their own routes. In Amsterdam we’ll use an offline map to avoid extra data transfer costs (gps is needed). The use of the app is not required during the walk but it is an extra-opportunity offered to participants to discover Amsterdam’s streets in a new way.

Find more info on the ENoLL website.

Ana Garcia Robles, Director at ENoLL
Paolo Aversano, Network Manager at ENoLL
Leena Mäkelä, PhD, Principal Lecturer Tampere UAS Finland (TAMK)
Mari Silver, MA Communication, Senior Lecturer Metropolia UAS
Mikael Ala-Ketola, School of Management in the University of Tampere
Zsuzsanna Bódi, Project and Business Development Manager at ENoLL

Date and location
Workshop 6
Title: Lose your way: Towards a Citizen-driven city
Date: 22/4 10:00 – 17:00
Location: TBA

More information on this workshop
Website: http://www.openlivinglabs.eu/event/lose-your-way-towards-citizen-driven-city-workshop
E-mail: Ana.garcia@enoll.org and Paolo.aversano@enoll.org



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