Co-creation and co-design tools for NRG and environmental living labs
Thursday 22 September
15.45 – 17.15
This fun and interactive session will show you how to use co-creation and co-design games to develop your capacity building programmes and Living Lab projects throughout the meso level in the Living Lab Integrative Process.
Play the games together with practitioners in the energy and environmental sector, while hearing about use cases and examples of ongoing projects to drive positive energy neighborhoods, sustainable buildings and districts, and climate plans.
Senior Academic Associate at the University of Applied Science of Western Switzerland
Valentino PianaSenior Academic Associate at the University of Applied Science of Western Switzerland
Valentino Piana is Senior Academic Associate at the University of Applied Science of Western Switzerland at the Institute of Sustainable Energy. IPCC reviewer, climate economist, he is the Knowledge and Technology Transfer Manager of the Lantern project – a major effort by Living Labs and applied researchers in 17 institutions to impact energy-related lifestyles. After graduating at Bocconi University (Milan - Italy) in 1994, he taught at the University of Economics in Cracow (Poland) such disciplines as Macroeconomics and Microeconomics. From 2000 to 2008 he was Senior consultant at a strategic consulting boutique firm in Rome (Italy). Since year 2000 he has been leading the Economics Web Institute, providing support to policymakers on a large number of issues. In February 2018 he joined the HES-SO Valais-Wallis.
Urban planner and Innovation manager, Scientific Associate in HES-SO
Anastasia PonomarevaUrban planner and Innovation manager, Scientific Associate in HES-SO
Anastasia Ponomareva is working as a Scientific associate and Project manager in the Higher School of Applied sciences in Western Switzerland. She is currently involved in international research projects, including EU-funded projects on urban neighborhood renovation and integrated energy and climate action plans. Anastasia has master’s degrees in strategic Urban Planning and in Innovation Management. She has experience creating municipal strategies and action plans for sustainable urban development as well as developing and implementing Smart urban services and platforms (Digital Twin) for cities of different scales. Interested in the Living Lab approach and sustainable energy transition, her current role as a part of the Energy Living Lab team is to provide a connection between the Living Lab methodology and its co-creation techniques and the fields of urbanism and Smart City.