Cities are proving particularly fertile territory for innovation, from i-teams inside municipalities to civic hacking movements of citizens working collaboratively cross sector to transform their city. What methods and tools are emerging – from open data through civic technology – that allow cities to tap into their collective intelligence and what role can labs play as catalysts in cities’ innovation engines?
Moderated by: John Gibson, Director of Government Innovation, Nesta, UK
- Ben Hecht, President & Chief Executive, Living Cities, USA
- Namrata Mehta, Director, CivicLabs, India
- Carolina Pozo, Secretary General – Planning and Open Government, Quito Municipality – City Government, Ecuador
- Gorka Espiau, Director, Cities and Regions, The Young Foundation, UK