Decidim Fest 2020

Last week we held a new edition of Decidim Fest. After the successful 2019 edition, that was preceded by the original Metadecidim Annual Conferences (Jornades Anuals Metadecidim), this year we had to reinvent our community meeting given the restrictions to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The major change was that the conference was completely online. As … More Decidim Fest 2020

Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2020

Yesterday we held our ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2020 (CSCW 2020) workshop in Civic Technologies: Research, Practice, and Open Challenges. CSCW is the premier venue for research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks by bringing together top researchers and practitioners. Although Computer-Supported Cooperative Work … More Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2020

MediaFutures: First Open Call Workshop

Yesterday we held the workshop to prepare the first open call of MediaFutures, an EU-funded project that we recently kicked off to set up a virtual data innovation hub, including funding, mentoring and support for entrepreneurial and creative projects to reshape the media value chain through responsible, innovative uses of data. The event,  co-organized by … More MediaFutures: First Open Call Workshop

Technopolitics in Urban Regeneration Conference

Technopolitics in Urban Regeneration conference (TUR’20) is a two-week event consisting of an international conference and a summer school. The goal of the event is to explore co-creation of livable and sustainable cities, presenting an opportunity to share the work of architectural practices and researchers on participatory experiences and methodologies. In particular, this edition of … More Technopolitics in Urban Regeneration Conference

GovTech Week

GovTech Lab Lithuania is organizing this week the GovTech Week_ online conference. The purpose of this event is to bring global policy and technology experts, startup founders and investors together to discuss the latest trends in the public sector. Topics vary from day to day: Delivering the European Green Deal (Monday) Rethinking public services (Tuesday) … More GovTech Week

PhD Defence

In October 2015 I enrolled in the PhD programme in Information and Communication Technologies at Universitat Pompeu Fabra to investigate the role of digital technologies for facilitating democratic participatory processes. This project, supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness under the María de Maeztu Units of Excellence Programme (MDM-2015-0502), did not emerged from … More PhD Defence

DECODE: Final symposium

Last week we held the final symposium of the DECODE project: Our Data, Our Future: Radical Tech for a Democratic Digital Society. The event, held at Nuvola Lavazza in Turin, gathered policy-makers, researchers, hackers, artists and journalists for two days of talks, panels and tech workshops. The venue also included a main hall with exhibitors … More DECODE: Final symposium