The OpenLivingLab Days is a unique event that will feature a diverse array of research sessions, hands-on workshops, and interactive discussions, providing attendees with a unique opportunity to learn about the latest trends and developments in the field of living labs. With presentations from high-level speakers and industry experts, attendees can expect to gain valuable insights into the latest research findings, methodologies, and innovative solutions. 

The living lab experience will be brought to life once again through the three-day conference. The panel discussions, research presentations and workshops will be held on Thursday 21 September and Friday 22 September, while the last day of the conference, Saturday 23 September, is reserved for site visits to local innovation spaces and living labs.  

Networking and social events

The conference will provide a variety of networking opportunities for attendees to connect and collaborate with professionals from diverse fields. These opportunities are designed to facilitate meaningful connections and collaborations among attendees. Whether attendees want to make new contacts, learn from peers, or simply relax and have fun, there will be something for everyone. From interactive discussions to hands-on workshops, attendees can expect exciting and engaging activities that promote networking and relationship building. 


At the forefront of the event will be the hands-on workshops, offering an opportunity for attendees to collaborate and share their ideas in a dynamic, hands-on setting. We encourage participants from a variety of backgrounds to submit workshop proposals. Whether you're an academic researcher, a business leader, a community organizer, or a government official, your unique perspective and expertise can contribute to the success of the workshops. 

Exhibition booths

The conference will feature a dynamic array of exhibition booths that showcase the latest initiatives in the living lab world. From cutting-edge technologies to innovative solutions, the dedicated exhibition area is the perfect place to discover what living labs have to offer.    In addition to offering a platform for organizations to showcase their offerings, the exhibition area will also facilitate networking opportunities for attendees. This space will serve as a valuable venue for establishing new professional connections, fostering potential collaborations, and staying up-to-date with the latest developments in the living lab community. 

Networking Dinner

The annual Networking Dinner & Cultural Event will provide attendees with the perfect setting to network in style, enjoying a delicious meal and drinks while mingling with colleagues and new acquaintances.