Cities as Innovation Engines. NESTA Labworks 2015

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

LabWorks 2015. 9 July 2015 at St. Paul’s, London

-See more at: http://www.nesta.org.uk/labworks-2015-programme#sthash.z93VvJvX.dpuf

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