These are exciting times in Living Lab and end-user engagement field, driven by continuous development of new Living Labs, new methodologies and new research concepts. Living Labs can be applied to many different fields and therefore the scope of the conference is wide and the programme is jam packed.

DAY 4: Thursday, 9 September


Coffee session: meet with others

Are you an early bird eager to start networking?
Do you want to informally connect with the other participants?
Maybe discover common interests and experiences?
Or just meet your peers?
Join one of our ‘lounges’ to have a quick chat before the official program. Suggestion for another lounge? Send an email to


Opening of the day with Philippe Duponteil & Yves Van Seters

The fourth day of the conference will focus on the topics of Digital & Social Innovation and Living Labs for a greener future.

Philippe Duponteil

Director for Directorate R "Support Services" in the JRC

Yves Van Seters

University Relations Belgium & Luxembourg, IBM Research

Track: Digital social innovation

Track: Living Labs for a greener future


Developing innovation ecosystems for living labs

NextGen Cities: What will be the future of urban mobility look like?

Flying taxis, autonomous ground transportation and electric water vehicles. Here is a look at what our cities might look like in a few years’ time; discover the analysis of three experts on the potential of decarbonizing urban environments through action on transport modes. 


Towards the development of a roadmap for Mobility Living Labs

The session will be focused on the results of the mapping of Living Labs that was executed within the Working Group on Mobility of the European Network of Living Labs which is leaded by Hellenic Institute of Transport-HIT. 

A practice-oriented multi-stakeholder approach for human-centred AI explanations

Innovation Management in Living Lab projects

Unleashing the value of Living Labs for Resilient Water Innovation Economy

The main goal of this session is to present the Methodology of the REWAISE project and validate the co-creation methodology for creating Living Labs.


Lunch Break

Eating alone is never a pleasure. So, unless you urgently need to check emails, we invite you to share your lunch break with the other participants and join one of our `lounges´ to have an informal chat or to continue your discussions.

You can find the lounges on the left of your screen in your menu bar. Suggestion for another lounge? Send an email to


Enacting Digital Transformation for European Regions

The main goal of this session is to present the DT4REGIONS approach for co-creating AI and Big Data innovative public services collectively by developing a unique challenge-based innovation platform for the development of tools and services of public interest.

During the session, the participants will join an interactive debate with the aim to improve digital transformations of European Regions and Cities, in collaboration between DT4REGIONS and the initiatives.

Living labs, a dynamic tool towards zero pollution

The session will introduce the potential of living labs to drive the green and digital transition as set out in the EU Action Plan: “Towards Zero Pollution for Air, Water and Soil”. It will also contribute to the flagship 7 initiative announced in the Action Plan to launch Living Labs for green digital solutions and smart zero pollution to engage with regional and local authorities and other stakeholders to help develop local actions for green and digital transformation as well as to foster citizens engagement towards zero pollution.


Applying Do/Be/Feel motivational modelling to an emerging digital daycare intervention

Research session

In this session track chairs Josep Maria Salanova Grau and Fernando Vilariño, will introduce the 6 submissions which were peer reviewed. Papers from two tracks will be presented:

  • Digital Social Innovation
  • Living Labs for a greener future

It’s to Create With: An online tool kit for training and setting up co-design projects


Closing of the day

In this session track leaders will reflect on their insights of the day and share the next steps.



We will end the fourth day of the event with an informal gathering.