KEYNOTE

SPEAKERS

Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.37.29 Bror Salmelin is the adviser for Innovation Systems at the European Commission, Directorate General for Communications, Network, content, and Technology (DG CONNECT) where he is responsible for Open innovation and Modern innovation systems. Read more…
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prof. dr hab. Jarosław Górniak is the founder of the Center for Evaluation and Analysis of Public Policies of the Jagiellonian University. Professor in social sciences specializing in social research methods, methodology for the evaluation and analysis of public policies, economic and organizational sociology, statistical data analysis and public policy in research, innovation and university sector. He has also a long record as a market researcher and business consultant as well as international consultant of the World Bank and UNDP. More…

Screen Shot 2017-08-25 at 21.22.07 Bartosz Sokoliński (Head of the Development and Innovation Office of Industrial Development Agency). For over 15 years he has been a co-owner and the president in the group of marketing companies and an IT company.
 Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.39.45 Jean Claude Burgelman is the Head of Science policy, foresight and data, European Commission DG Research & Innovation. He is responsible for open science and data policies of DG RTD, European Commission. Read more…

SPEAKERS

 
 Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.37.01 Jesus Maria Alquézar Sabadie  is policy officer at the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) of the European Commission, where he deals with resource efficiency, environment and climate action issues. Read more…
 Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.36.17 Prof. Pieter Ballon holds a PhD in Communication Sciences and an MA in Modern History. Since 2009 he’s taught Communication Sciences at the VUB (Free University of Brussels). Read more…
Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 15.42.52 Andrés Barreneche is a Policy Analyst at the Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) of the OECD.  He co-authored the OECD report “Making Innovation Benefit All: Policies for Inclusive Growth” published in March 2017. His contribution aimed to assess how innovation affects inclusive growth in a context of increasing digitalisation. Read more…
 Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.35.42 Juan A. Bertolin is the Managing Director of Espaitec, Science and Technology Park of Universitat Jaume I in Castellon (Spain), and Chief Innovation and Project Officer (2007- 2016), being his main role to provide the appropiate mechanisms to connect companies settled in the Science and Technology Park (start-ups, spin-off, tractors) to the Global Innovation EcoSystem, providing strategies of technology scouting, open innovation, hybridization management, project management protocols and strategy management. Read more…
Screen Shot 2017-08-21 at 11.58.20 Dr. Belinda Chen is the deputy director of IDEAS Institute at Institute for Information Industry (III), Taiwan. Before joining III in early 2006, she worked for National Health Research Institute, Department of Health, and biotech companies. She is the leader of the IT group in Taiwan Biobank Project, and has more than 20 years of research experience of ICT applications in public health promotion. Read more…
 Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.25.03 Wim De Kinderen is currently employed within Brainport Development, the triple helix composed Economic Development Agency for the Eindhoven Region (NL). He is acting as the International Project Manager in the Brussels based ‘Brainport Eindhoven EU Office’. Read more…
Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.24.56 Nuria de Lama  is BDVA Vice-Secretary General  and is currently a Representative of Atos Research and Innovation to the European Commission. In that position she is responsible for the coordination of the research activities of Atos and the definition of the strategy for new business development, including all the initiatives related to Future Internet. Read more…
Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 15.51.27 Dr. Rudolf Giffinger is an expert in analytical research of urban and regional development. His research mainly concentrates on intra-urban development, urban decay, segregation/integration as well as on urban/metropolitan competitiveness of selected cities and respective strategic issues. He published and edited books, journals and articles on that subjects. Read more…
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Dr Tuija Hirvikoski is currently a director at Laurea University of Applied Sciences responsible for the University’s strategic stakeholder management. During her Vice-Presidency, Laurea become Finland’s most successful University of Applied Sciences receiving multiple awards. Read more…

Screen Shot 2017-08-18 at 12.38.43 Piotr Hołubowicz – an absolvent of AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, faculty of Mechanical engineering and robotics. CEO and co-founder of SEEDiA, a business which designs smart solar infrastructure for the cities and B2B clients. Read more…

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 Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.33.29 Noboru Konno is President of KIRO,Inc. (Knowledge Innovation Research Organization), President of Japan Innovation Network, and Professor of Tama Graduate School, Specially Appointed Professor for New Era Office Center (NEO) at Kyoto Institute of Technology (KIT) , Guest Professor of Graduate School of System Design and Management (SDM), Keio University. B.A. of Architecture, Waseda University, Ph.D. (Management Information Science). Advisor to Nikken Sekkei Limited (architects).  Read more…
Screen Shot 2017-08-18 at 12.29.21 prof. Joanna Kulczycka – graduate of the Kraków University of Economics, she was conferred a doctorate in economics in 1998 and higher doctorate in 2012. Since 1998 she has been a member of the faculty of the Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, where she has been the head of the Division of Strategic Research since 2004. Since 2013, the CEO of the Waste Management and Recycling Cluster (currently a Key National Cluster), and since 2015 director of the office of the Highway to Technology and Innovation Institute (IATI). Read more…
 Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.24.41 Seppo Leminen is a Principal Lecturer at the Laurea, an Adjunct Professor at Aalto University in Finland, and an Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University in Canada. Read more… 
Screen Shot 2017-08-18 at 12.21.00 Robert Maciaszek is the director of the Department of Economic Development, Marshall Office of Malopolska Region, graduate of the Law Faculty at the University of Silesia and post-graduate studies in management at the Cracow University of Economic. Certified Business Trainer. Experienced in the areas of general management, sales, marketing and strategy. Skilled in motivating and managing large and small teams. Successful in driving changes and building organizations from the scratch.
 Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.24.35 Joëlle Mastelic  created the first Energy Living Lab in Switzerland, helping companies and public authorities to develop products and services for energy users. She is currently working on various projects on the integration of users in the field of energy. Since August 2015, Joëlle is a member of the board of the European network ok Living Labs. Read more…
Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.32.53 Beata Mosór-Szyszka is the CEO of Project: People (lean strategy agency), and co-founder of Values Poker (values coaching cards). Beata specializes in Lean Marketing, is a Google Marketing & Product Mentor too. She is an author of Startup Development studies, and a Lean Marketing & Growth Hacking lecturer at Wyższa Szkoła Europejska. Read more…
 Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.32.26 Ömer Onur (Director of Başakşehir Living Lab) is a Project Management and Organizational Development expert. He has more than 30 years of corporate experience by working most of his years in Ford Motor Company, Ericsson and Turkcell Communications at various management roles in the areas of Organizational Development, Quality, IT, Strategy and Project Management. Since 2012 Omer has been running Başakşehir Innovation&Technology Center (Başakşehir Living-Lab) focused in development of innovative products and services as well as supporting entrepreneurs and startups. Read more…
 Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.31.46 Wojciech Przybylski  is a sociologist with 10 years of experience in regional policy and innovation policy planning & implementation. In 2012-2015 as Director of Development Department in Krakow Technology Park, he coordinated and supervised tasks in the area of innovation support, technology incubator, brokerage, industry support (ICT, gamedev, smart city) at national and international level, cluster development. Read more…
Screen Shot 2017-08-18 at 12.34.56 Adrianna Pawlik – programme officer in the National Centre for Research and Development. Until July 2017 coordinator of the strategic programme BIOSTRATEG  – „Environment, agriculture and forestry”. Currently at the Coordinators Department responsible for supporting NCRD’s board in decision making process within the topics of agriculture, biology and veterinary sciences. Doctor of Philosophy in agricultural sciences with scientific interests in animal genetics, food safety and immunomodulatory activities of milk proteins. Read more…
Screen Shot 2017-08-18 at 12.26.09 Maciej Ryś is a passionate globetrotter always ready for new challenges! He lived in 4 different countries and graduated from University of York, Hong Kong and Kozminski (Warsaw). Co-founder of many technological ventures, such as Przedszkolowo and Earlylogic. Owner of Lynxia, an agency organizing hackathons, events and conferences. Founder and leader of Smogathon. Co-ordinated KrakHack – the first smart city hackathon of Krakow. Read more…
 Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.24.19 Artur Serra  is the Deputy Director of the Foundation i2cat Foundation , research and innovation center about the Internet. PhD in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Barcelona, specialized in technological cultures. In 2007 he launched the Citilab, the first European citizen lab. Read more…
Marzena Smol – member of the Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences (MEERI).
Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.24.12 Dr. Anna Ståhlbröst is Associate Professor in Information Systems at Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. Her research is focused on Living Labs and processes for multi stakeholder engagement in the development of digital innovations for smart cities and regions. Anna is especially interested in methods and tools that put emphasis on value driven design from a human actor perspective. Read more… 
 Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.31.16 Jan Strycharz is an economist pursuing his Ph.D. in economics of culture /economics of innovation at the University of Economics in Krakow (UEK). He has developed and led many leadership courses, programs, and trainings referring to the themes of innovation, technology, business models and application of science. He, also, currently serves as a Program Director for the Workshop for Social Innovations Foundation where he developed many research projects.  Read more…
Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 14.30.31 István Szakáts is an artist, curator and cultural producer from Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He has been advocating for empowerment through culture, socially engaged art and active citizenship for more than 20 years. Contributor to a series city-wide projects (e.g. Participatory Budgeting, Creative Industries Strategy), István is co-founder and president of the AltArt Foundation, a founding member and president of the Paintbrush Factory Federation (a space for contemporary arts) in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.  Read more…
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Dr. Dimitri Schuurman is Team Lead User Experts at imec.livinglabs and a Senior Researcher at imec-mict-Ghent University in Belgium. He holds a PhD and a Master’s degree in Communication Sciences from Ghent University. Together with his imec colleagues, Dimitri developed a specific living lab offering targeted at entrepreneurs in which he has managed over 100 innovation projects. Read more…

Screen Shot 2017-08-18 at 12.23.11 prof. Andrzej Szarata is the head of the Department of Transportation Systems at Cracow University of Technology. Since September 2016 – Dean of the Civil Engineering Faculty at Cracow University of Technology. The author of over 90 scientific papers covering many transportation issues: parking lot analysis, induced demand modelling, modal split modelling, efficiency estimation of transport investments. Read more…
Screen Shot 2017-08-18 at 12.37.30 Agnieszka Włodarczyk – Project Manager at Krakow Technology Park. The coordinator of regional and international projects as SMART_KOM. Kraków in smart cities network project and Transnational Technology Transfer Enterprise Agents. Involved in creation and responsible for Krakow Living Lab and OpenLivingLab Days 2017 in Kraków. For the past few years she has been involved in several projects under Krakow Living Lab dedicated to support with expertise both local businesses and start-ups, and big companies as well. Read more…

WORKSHOP FACILITATORS: DAY 3

Smarting up your city in smart mobility

(09:15 – 10:45)

Screen Shot 2017-08-22 at 13.59.59 Lukasz Franek is a deputy director at The Board of Municipal Infrastructure and Transport in Cracow (ZIKiT) responsible for public transport, traffic engineering, cycling and walking. He previously worked at Krakow University of Technology where research fields cover traffic engineering and road safety, with a focus on vulnerable road users and walkability. He has 10 years of experience in sustainable mobility management and urban transport systems development, also within EU projects.
 Screen Shot 2017-08-22 at 14.14.42 Michal Pyclik – since 2006 he is working in The Board of Municipal Infrastructure and Transport in Cracow (ZIKiT). Since 2008 he works in the Public Relations there and currently directs it. He has extensive experience with media in the area of urban and transport infrastructure.
Screen Shot 2017-08-22 at 14.14.50 Lukasz Gryga is a traffic engineer and IT specialist working in The Board of Municipal Infrastructure and Transport in Cracow (ZIKiT) as a chief specialist in Traffic Management Department. Since 2008 has worked on implementation and management of Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) in Krakow which are concentrated on traffic lights, variable messages signs and passenger information. He also helps with current operation and development of Traffic Control Center.

 webFitForAll: a collaborative online platform for serious game development with and for older people 

(09:15 – 10:45)

Panagiotis Bamidis is currently Assoc. Prof. in the Lab of Medical Physics, Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He has founded and has been leading four research groups and he has been the co-ordinator of five large European projects. He is the President of the Hellenic Biomedical Technology Society and has been the Chairman/Organiser of nine international conferences. In 2013 he established the Thess-AHALL living lab which in 2016 became an adherent member of the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL).
Dr Evdokimos Konstantinidis is the leader of the Assistive Technologies and Silver Science Research Group in the Lab of Medical Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in which he received the Ph.D. degree in 2015. Recent research interests focus on intervention for elderly in the field of exergaming (silverscience) and IoT in the context of living labs methodologies. He supported the establishment of the Thess-AHALL Living Lab which in 2016 became an adherent member of ENoLL. He works on the design of a transnational collaborative platform for serious game development with and for older people which received the 3rd place at the ENoLL Best Living Lab Project Award 2016.

Managing Innovation uncertainties: a user-oriented knowledge typology for targeted learning activities throughout living lab projects

(09:15 – 10:45)

Dimitri Schuurman is Team Lead User Experts at imec.livinglabs and a Senior Researcher at imec – MICT – Ghent University in Belgium. He holds a PhD and a Master’s degree in Communication Sciences from Ghent University. Together with his imec colleagues, Dimitri developed a specific living lab offering targeted at entrepreneurs in which he has managed over 100 innovation projects. Dimitri is responsible for the methodology and academic valorization of these living lab projects and coordinates a dynamic team of living lab researchers.
Annabel Georges graduated Master programme in Communication sciences (specialization ‘New Media and Society’) at Ghent University. In her master’s thesis she used social network analysis to study the diffusion of social media literacy with library staff. In 2013 Annabel started working at imec.livinglabs. Within this “Living Lab-as-a-service” she conducts user research to structurally support innovation development for SME’s.
Aron-Levi Herregodts is a user specialist at imec.livinglabs and affiliated researcher at imec-MICT-UGent. He obtained master’s degrees in Communication Sciences (2013) and Complementary Business Economics (2014). As a user specialist with imec.livinglabs, his role is to translate multi-actor behavior, needs, and wants to tangible recommendations to provide structure to the innovation process of starters, SME’s and large organizations.
In 2011 Sara Logghe obtained a Master’s degree in History but decided to combine her knowledge about the Old World with the Master course New Media and Society. After her internship with iLab.o in 2013, Sara was able to start as a user researcher with MICT and carried out 16 living lab research projects

 IoT Large Scale Pilots World Cafe

(09:15 – 10:45)

Towards personas as tools in living labs

(09:15 – 12:45)

Ph.D. Marita Holst earned her PhD in 2007 in Social Informatics at Luleå University of Technology, and thereafter then worked as senior project manager at Centre for Distance-Spanning Technology and Botnia Living Lab. Since 2015 she is also General Manager of Botnia Living Lab Marita and a member of the ENoLL Council. Today she works as a strategist at the Innovation Office at the University. Marita have 15 years’ experience in quadruple helix processes including significant competence both as project manager and user-expert in real-life piloting in various domains such as Smart cities and IoT, energy saving, sports and culture, e-democracy, privacy and security.
PhD Anna Ståhlbröst is associate professor in Information Systems at Luleå university of technology connected to Botnia Living Lab. Her research interest is focused on Living Labs and user driven innovation processes supporting the development of digital innovations based on citizen needs. Anna’s research has been published in several international journals, books and has been presented at many international conferences. She is currently active in innovation & research projects such as U4IoT, Privacy Flag, UnaLab, and Smart Buy funded by the European Commission.
Jaakko Porokuokka (MBA) is a specialist in user-centric development and facilitation. He has been using his Service Design pedigree in developing new types of cross-disciplinary, innovation-driven learning environments (Professional Summer School, Laurea Game Jam) focusing on service co-creation. His current research focuses on business digitalization (USCO Project) and enabling novel robot-enabled applications in welfare services (ROSE). In addition to his research, he works on multiple user-centric development projects as a designer and a facilitator.

Introducing Design methodologies for ideation: multi-disciplinary analysis as a tool for designing circular economy innovations

(11:15  –  12:45)

Kathleen Vinck (user specialist @ imec.livinglabs and design researcher at University of Antwerp) After obtaining a Master’s Degree in Design Sciences, Product Development in July 2016, Kathleen started working as a researcher for the University of Antwerp. Her research field included design for sustainable behavior, user-centered design and product design. In 2017 she  joined the imec.livinglab, where she complements the team by using the expertise she acquired during her studies and work experience.
Dimitri Schuurman (Team Lead User Experts @ imec.livinglabs and a Senior Researcher @ imec-mict-Ghent University). Together with his imec colleagues, Dimitri developed a specific living lab offering targeted at entrepreneurs in which he has managed over 100 innovation projects. Dimitri is responsible for the methodology and academic valorization of these living lab projects and coordinates a dynamic team of living lab researchers. His main interests are situated in the domains of open innovation, user innovation, and innovation management
  Aron-Levi Herregodts (user specialist @ imec.livinglabs), is since 2015 Living Lab researcher at imec.livinglabs and affiliated researcher at imec-mict-UGent. He obtained masters’ degrees in Communication Sciences (UGent, 2013) and Complementary Business Economics (UGent, 2014). As a user expert, his role is to translate user behavior, needs, and wants to tangible recommendations to provide structure to the innovation process of both SMEs and large organizations.

Seniori365.fi commercialisation and scailing

(11:15  –  12:45)

Pia Kiviharju, M.Sc.(Econ.), has more than 20-years experience working in Business Management position in several large and medium sized companies. Last 10 years she has worked in Laurea University of Applied Sciences previous as a senior lecturer for Business Management and currently as a Regional Service Manager taking care of Laurea’s partnerships. At Laurea she has used her excellent business experiences when guiding students in their studies and also when working in challenging SD RDI projects in health and wellbeing.
Sari Jääskeläinen, M.Sc.(Econ.), is a Lecturer at Laurea University of Applied Sciences. Her over 15 years’ teaching expertise includes service business, entrepreneurship and management accounting. In the previous years she is involved in several projects e.g. the InnoEspoo Project, the Open Innovation Banking System project and ReKey – Cooperation between educators and companies in the hospitality field (2017 – 2019). These projects are targeted at developing new innovative services and supporting student’s entrepreneurship.

Involvement of Stakeholders in Improvement of Tech Transfer Process and Supporting TT Platform

(11:15  –  12:45)

Screen Shot 2017-08-22 at 14.39.50 Kazimierz Murzyn – president of the Klaster LifeScience Krakow Fundation and Managing Director of the LifeScience Krakow cluster initiative; V-ce Chairman of Global Innovation Network (GIN) Inc. Non-for profit organisation in North Carolina, USA;  Member of Biotechnology Committee of Polish Academy of Science; Chair of the Regional Working Group  “Life Sciences” in Malopolska. He has experience in the field of economic and business development, including large scale projects financed by PHARE, ISPA (evaluation of environmental, social and economic issues); has developed and/or evaluated tendering documentation for PHARE, ISPA projects in areas incl. HRD, job creation and employment projects in different regions in Poland; influenced policies and conducted economical & financial analysis and evaluations.

Value chain innovation in textiles and clothing

(11:15  –  12:45)

Jesse Marsh, Atelier Studio Associato. Jesse Marsh obtained his BA in Fine Arts at Williams College (USA) in 1975; he then moved to Milan to work as an industrial designer in a wide range of areas, from sofas to medical equipment. In the late 1980s his interest shifted to information and communication technologies, participating since then in the research teams of over 40 collaborative international projects funded by the European Union. Over the last ten years, he has been an active member of the Living Lab movement, as founder and coordinator of the 2nd Wave Territorial Living Lab TLL-Sicily and Special Advisor to the President of ENoLL since 2009.
Francesco Molinari, MIRTEC. An independent research and project manager, Francesco has worked for several public and private organizations in Europe, including clients from Belgium, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Slovenia and the UK, in about twenty ICT-related R&D and innovation projects at European, national and regional level. He has also worked several Italian Regions and the Ministry of Economic Development for the establishment and management of Living Labs and the design and implementation of Smart Specialisation Strategies. He is currently working in the TCBL project for MIRTEC, a Greek T&C research centre, and in CreativeWear for eZavod, a development agency in Slovenia.
Ingrid Willems, WeConnectDataIngrid is a Business Model & Digital Transformation consultant, manager, sparring partner and strategist providing market insights and designing the value proposition and the value network of (new) businesses. She coaches start-ups and businesses on their go-to-market strategy. duilding, exploring, analysing and visualising (digital) ecosystems and scaling B2B communities and developing double sided market places. She is currently active in the H2020 WEAR Sustain project.

Sensitizing techniques for ideation and co-creation in Living Labs projects: focus groups about using contextual triggers and boundary objects in smart cities research

(13:45  –  15:15)

Kaatje Boury (user researcher @ imec.livinglabs), started as a junior researcher at imec.livinglabs in January 2017, after working on a temporary project of mict (UGent University) for 3 months with wearables in a sport context. One of the first SME-cases she conducted was also a smart cities case with smart street lighting where she made use of the existing technology (namely smart street lighting based on sensors) to take the context into account for the innovation (smart street lighting based on GPS signals).
Dimitri Schuurman (Team Lead User Experts @ imec.livinglabs and a Senior Researcher @ imec-mict-Ghent University). Together with his imec colleagues, Dimitri developed a specific living lab offering targeted at entrepreneurs in which he has managed over 100 innovation projects. Dimitri is responsible for the methodology and academic valorization of these living lab projects and coordinates a dynamic team of living lab researchers. His main interests are situated in the domains of open innovation, user innovation, and innovation management.
Pauline Dewolf (panel manager @ imec.livinglabs). After obtaining a Master’s degree in History and a Teacher’s degree, Pauline started working at iMinds Living Labs as a panel manager in 2015. In this capacity, she takes care of the recruitment of panel members for all kinds of living lab research projects, focusing on innovation in the cultural sector, innovation in education, innovation in health, data security, smart cities etc. Also, she has been involved in the realisation of several editions of the digimeter report, a Flemish research project that provides a yearly update on the possession and use of media (technology).
Annabel Georges (user researcher @ imec.livinglabs): In 2013 Annabel Georges graduated as Master in Communication sciences (specialization ‘New Media and Society’) at Ghent University. In 2013 Annabel started working at imec.livinglabs. Within this “Living Lab-as-a-service” she conducts user research to structurally support innovation development for SME’s. Her main research topics are drop-out and user engagement within field tests and working on improvements on current Living Lab practices. Next to this she is also involved in Living Lab projects concerning City of Things.

Transdisciplinary and transnational co-creation for health and care in an ageing society

(13:45  –  15:15)

Swedish team: Professor Mathilda Tham, Sara Hyltén-Cavallius, Anna Kivilehto, Linnaeus University/Småland Living Lab.
Eva Pavic, Johanneberg Science Park.

Japanese team: Professor Hiroko Akiyama, Chika Sekine, Kyle Kai-Yun FAN

Hiroko Akiyama, a social psychologist, is professor at the Institute of Gerontology, University of Tokyo and the former vice president of Science Council of Japan.  Professor Akiyama has conducted a number of cross-national surveys and is widely recognized as an expert on issues of global aging.  She is known for the long-running research on the elderly in Japan – tracking the aging patterns of approximately 6,000 Japanese elderly for 25 years.

Chika Sekine, a Chairman & Senior Fellow of UDIT Inc (Universal Design Institute for Information Technology) after she left IBM Japan. She offers consultation for IT devices development from the Universal Design point of view, involving participation of diverse users and provides consulting services on accessible and usable web development for corporate or governmental institutions.

Kyle Kai-Yun FAN, is a consultant in the Japan Research Institute, Ltd. He works as a consultant in healthcare business for 5 years, has expertise in business and product development, and marketing strategy-planning on elderly-care, pharmaceutical products, medical device field.

Our infrastructure futures: learning, sharing, connecting, building

(13:45  –  15:15)

Penny Evans is a founding member and Assistant Director of Knowle West Media
Centre (KWMC), an internationally respected media arts charity. KWMC
develops bespoke citizen focussed programmes using traditional and digital media, including data. Evans is a collaborator and developer on many of KWMC’s academic research projects, government agencies, European partners, public sector and business. She is a Fellow of Department of Law, University of Bristol and Royal Society of Arts, UK.
 Dr Carolyn Hassan is founder and Director of Knowle West Media Centre: an arts and media centre (built of straw bales) that delivers socially engaged media arts projects contributing to a wider understanding of the role of the arts in communities and cities. KWMC manages Bristol’s Living and a focus on achieving tangible local benefits through sharing knowledge internationally are key to the success of the organisation. She is a Fellow of Royal Society of Arts, UK.
 Rebecca Di Corpo Operating at the heart of city and regional development for the
past ten years, Rebecca is a highly experienced business administrator and alliance manager working at strategic level in the public sector. She has an accomplished record of developing multi-stakeholder programmes.  In practise, her role encompasses brokerage of multi-disciplinary research collaboration, external engagement and representation of the University including international relations and partnership management.
Prof Colin Taylor CEng FICE is Professor of Earthquake Engineering at theUniversity of Bristol.  He is interested in how the performance of complex
infrastructures systems subject to natural hazards supports the resilience of citizens
and their communities. He leads a range of projects, including the Bristol Urban
Living Partnership diagnostics pilot, UrbanID, and the £13m Bristol contribution to the UK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC).
Ann Padley is a Teaching Fellow in Design Thinking with the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Bristol. Her work focuses on the design of project-based learning experiences and the use of co-creation, facilitation and mentoring to help others develop skills in Design Thinking and creative problem solving. Her practical, student-centred approach to learning is influenced by her background and ongoing work as a marketing and design thinking consultant

Panels inside the learning curve: who, what, when, why…

(13:45  –  15:15)

Koen Vervoort – Living the labs since 2006 @ I-City, IBBT, iMinds & imec as user involvement evangelist, sharing knowledge, performing panel management in large national & EU-projects and working as an internal & external challenger to constantly improve the way of cooperation with (international) (large) panels of test-users.

Co-creating services  for smart cities: models, processes and ecosystems

(13:45  –  15:15)

Maija Bergström, M.Soc.Sc, works as programme coordinator at Forum Virium Helsinki. Maija is responsible for Smart Kalasatama Living lab’s co-operation with residents. She coordinates the living lab activities and develops methods and tools for co-creation. Her facilitation skills help the agile piloting teams to filter the customer feedback as insights to the future services.
Tuija Hirvikoski, PhD, works as a Director at Laurea University of Applied Sciences (Finland). Tuija has been active in the living lab movement since the very beginning. In her PhD, she studied the innovation ecosystems, and she has been involved in developing local, regional, and international living lab activities and open innovation ecosystems for years.
Kaisa Spilling, MSc. (Econ., IDBM) works as a development manager at Forum Virium Helsinki. She is responsible for developing living lab offering and partnerships and is running the Agile piloting program in Smart Kalasatama. She has acted as a consultant for the city for establishing innovation and co-creation activities. Her expertise lies in open innovation, customer experience and business design.
Anne Äyväri, DSc.(Econ.) works as a Principal Lecturer at Laurea University of Applied Sciences (Espoo, Finland). She has acted as a consultant for the cities of Helsinki and Espoo to develop the process model how to manage and execute co-creation and experimentation platform activities, and she has co-authored the handbooks with Tuija Hirvikoski.

On the edge of data & IoT policy co-creation in the context of Living Labs

(13:45  –  17:00)

Olha Bondarenko works as a strategic advisor on innovation, data and IoT policies within the city’s CIO office.
Wim De Kinderen is representing the City of Eindhoven within the Brussels based ‘Brainport Eindhoven EU Office’.
Niels Wiersma is currently occupied as a senior business consultant for the city of Eindhoven. In this role, he is responsible for the alignment of IT and business interests for innovative projects in the areas of smart lighting, open data, and living labs.

Evaluation of Data collection and data analysis in a transnational healthcare project

(15:30  –  17:00)

Sonja Pedell

Leen Broeckx

Ana Lavaquial Thais Vieira

Zhengjie Liu

Lillianna Vélez Rueda

Hiroko Akiyama

Carmen Aguero

Towards European Home Care Business Ecosystem

(15:30  –  17:00)

Dr. Elina Kontio is a Doctor of Science in Health Sciences. She received the M.Sc. in Nursing Science (2003) from University of Turku, Finland and is a registered Nurse. She is a Research Group Leader of eHealth group and a lecturer in the Faculty of Business, ICT and Chemical Engineering at Turku University of Applied Sciences. Her primary areas of interest includes eHealth, Health Informatics and decision making in healthcare. She has been leader in several research and R&D projects related to eHealth and she is a part of Information and language technology for health information and communication research group as a researcher.
Tiina Ferm holds a M.Sc. degree in Information Technology from Tampere University of Technology (1996) majoring in software engineering and B.Sc. in Process Engineering from Turku Polytechnic (1988). Since 2000 Ms. Ferm has been senior lecturer in Turku University of Applied Sciences. She is a leader and co-founder of Turku University of Applied Sciences Living Lab for Wellbeing and ICT (TWICT) ENoLL member since the 4th wave and co-founder of Finnish Network of Living Labs.

Blockchain: a promising track for living labs

(15:30  –  17:00)

Eric Seulliet
Laurent Dupont

Going GREEN with active involvement of inhabitants

(15:30  –  17:00)

 Screen Shot 2017-08-22 at 15.24.21 Katarzyna Opałka – landscape architect and gardener. She works as a specialist of creating the public spaces. Always willing to join the local social initiatives which can improve the quality of public spaces and through it the quality of living in the city. Her motto is: “City for people not for cars”.
Screen Shot 2017-08-22 at 15.24.57 Barbara Kaźmirowicz – architekt IARP with a  degree of Cracow University of Technology, further qualification in sustainability architecture. Leads projects through the complicated administration process of building law.  She also has a passion for small architecture design like arbor, pergola, street furniture made of natural material. A great fan of mountain biking.
Screen Shot 2017-08-22 at 15.25.27 Iwona Kluza-Wąsik – tries to combine two main fields in the work for the city green management in Kraków: landscape architecture and economics. Graduated in Spatial Development at Cracow University of Economics and Landscape Architecture at Cracow University of Technology. A lover of the idea of urban farming, social participation, hortiterapy, eatable flowers and weeds as well as mysterious historical parks.

Utilizing innovation potential of urban ecosystems through citizen engagement

(15:30  –  17:00)

 Marco Combetto
 Matjaz Getz

WORKSHOP FACILITATORS: DAY 4

 iScape + Tips & Tricks

(12:00-12:45)

Penny Evans is a founding member and Assistant Director of Knowle West Media
Centre (KWMC), an internationally respected media arts charity. KWMC
develops bespoke citizen focussed programmes using traditional and digital media, including data. Evans is a collaborator and developer on many of KWMC’s academic research projects, government agencies, European partners, public sector and business. She is a Fellow of Department of Law, University of Bristol and Royal Society of Arts, UK.
As a graduate of both law and economy, Mr. Andre Gobeil has been active in the fields of adult education and regional development for more than twenty years.  Working mainly in rural areas, he has come to specialize in the inception of innovative educational projects such as diamond cutting, wind energy, video gaming and Alzheimer’s disease.  This passion to innovate led him to set up a Living Lab for Open Innovation that primarily addresses the issues of local development (local economy, social and tourist innovation).
Anja Maerz’s role as Lead Insights Expert includes conducting interviews and diary studies and carrying out participant observations and workshops across the UK and internationally. She has worked on projects for a wide variety of clients and has a breadth of experience conducting fieldwork in diverse and unique environments – from Belo Horizonte / Brazil to Dubai and Eastern Germany. At the moment she is setting up and managing the 7 iSCAPE Living Labs.
Lucy Barrett focuses on the big challenges that cities face and how we can use user centred design to tackle these issues. She has worked in cultural and design research in both the public and the private realm for the past seven years. She specialises in qualitative research methods and is interested in devising innovative and compelling ways to explore and communicate complex topics. Lucy carried out in-depth research on air quality and climate change challenges and is also working on the definition and set up of the iSCAPE Living Labs.
Ines Vaittinen has completed her Master’s degree studies in International Design Business Management at Aalto University and also has a background in Architecture (BSc from Politecnico di Milano). Her international background includes studying and working across 6 different countries. With a focus on user-centered design, Ines is currently specializing in co-creation techniques, tools and methodologies, and aims for creative solutions in user engagement. Her main responsibilities at ENoLL include project management of EU-MACS and iScape projects as well as support on U4IOT project, while lending her design-focused expertise across the board of projects at ENoLL.

 Leveraging Behavioral Change for Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings

(09:00-12:00)

Antonio Zonta

Joelle Mastelic

Patrycia Plonka

Marcin Furtak

Francesco Molinari

 Healthcare SIG workshop organisers

(09:00-11:00)

Kelly Verheyen has Master of Science in Engineering Physics and Master in the Management of Governmental Organisations. Currently she is living lab manager at LiCalab (www.licalab.be), a mature care living lab based in Belgium. The 5 enthousiast team members of LiCalab support companies and care organisations in running R&D and innovation projects for the healthcare market. LiCalab has a focus on food, rehabilitation technology, mental health and community care. Read more…
Dr Evdokimos Konstantinidis is the leader of the Assistive Technologies and Silver Science Research Group in the Lab of Medical Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in which he received the Ph.D. degree in 2015. Recent research interests focus on intervention for elderly in the field of exergaming (silverscience) and IoT in the context of living labs methodologies. He supported the establishment of the Thess-AHALL Living Lab which in 2016 became an adherent member of ENoLL. Read more…
Panagiotis Bamidis is currently Assoc. Prof. in the Lab of Medical Physics, Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He has founded and has been leading four research groups and he has been the co-ordinator of five large European projects. He is the President of the Hellenic Biomedical Technology Society and has been the Chairman/Organiser of nine international conferences. Read more…
M.Sc.Econ. Virpi Kaartti is Head of the Master’s Degree Program in Service Innovation and Design at Laurea University of Applied Sciences in Finland. Besides teaching and leading the Master’s degree program, she works actively in the R&D projects. There are two ongoing projects, both of which implement Helsinki-Uusimaa region’s Smart Specialization strategy, Human Health Tech. Her research interests are in service marketing and management, and especially in service design. Read more…
Harri Haapaniemi is a Senior Manager, for research support at Laurea University of Applied Sciences. Harri is R&D professional with a long and diverse work experience from grant writing to project management. At the moment his work at Laurea is connected to holistic health and well-being, i.e. healthcare, e-health, living labs and coping at home and entrepreneurship support related R&D activities. He has been involved with Laurea research and development activities since 2004 and worked as Senior Manager, Research Liaison Officer, Project Manager and Research assistant. Read more…

CitizenCity drives success of EU city projects with existing citizen engagement learning + EU presidency ePlatform for citizen engagement

(09:00-11:00)

John Zib (CitizenCity lead, Urban Screen Productions) John Zib is a social entrepreneur building scalable sustainable urban media platforms that benefit society and the arts. Educated as an Industrial Engineer with a diverse and substantial career in global operations and product marketing, primarily in consumer electronics. He currently leads CitizenCity, an EIP-SCC initiative focused on citizen engagement and co-creation.

Jorge Savarila (CitizenCity, DigitalTown) More than 23 years of IT experience. The first 18 years, dedicated to management software (including eGov) serving large multinationals in the field: Infor, IFS and Exact. In the last two, Jorge assumed the position of general manager. Academically, Jorge was professor in BPM at the University of Minho. In recent years, Jorge co-founded a mobile / software development lab (CodeAngel) and made some investments through TST organization.

Vincenzo de Maria (CitizenCity, commonground) Vincenzo Di Maria is a service designer and entrepreneur working across Europe. His work focuses on socially responsive design and innovation ranging from products to services and experiences. His approach to design is holistic, playful and people-centred. Vincenzo is former president of Architecta, the Italian Society for Information Architecture and co-founder of commonground, a creative agency that connects service design and social innovation.
Tuija Hirvikoski (ENoLL President, Director Laurea University) Dr Tuija Hirvikoski is currently a director at Laurea University of Applied Sciences responsible for the University’s strategic stakeholder management. During her Vice-Presidency, Laurea become Finland’s most successful University of Applied Sciences receiving multiple awards.
Bror Salmelin (European Commission, DG Connect) Bror Salmelin is the adviser for Innovation Systems at the European Commission, Directorate General for Communications, Network, content, and Technology (DG CONNECT) where he is responsible for Open innovation and Modern innovation systems.  He is currently managing the activities of the  Open Innovation Strategy and Policy Group (OISPG), an industry-led group advising on strategic priorities for open and service innovation. As a head of unit he developed the concept of European Network of Living Labs, which is grown through EU presidencies to a 150+ sites innovation network for ICT intense services.

Conceptualizing Transnational Living Lab model through the lenses of the customer

(11:15-12:45)

Virpi kaartti

Kelly Verheyen

Tom Vandaele

Bianca Ceccarelli

Duxis: An integrated and contextualized approach for Living Lab practices

(11:15-12:45)

Lynn Coorevits is a senior researcher for imec-mict-UGent and has 9 years of experience in innovation research. In 2013 she joined imec.livinglabs where she worked on several SME Living Lab projects ranging from the financial to social industry. Her current research focuses on the adoption and attrition of wearables as well as optimization of context integration in Living Lab projects. She holds a master in Psychology and a master in Marketing Analysis from Ghent University.
An Jacobs is part-time Assistant professor at iMinds SMIT (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Belgium. At iMinds she participated in and coordinated various EU and Flemish projects with a focus on digital innovations, human-centred design and Living lab methodology. As methodologist she supports the Care Living Labs Flanders. One of her current research interests is on human robot collaboration, with current and finished projects in hospital, care and manufacturing settings.
Bram Lievens is a senior researcher within the imec.smit research department. Key research activities are focused on smart cities and more specifically on user experience and behavior change. He has a specific expertise in user experience and contextual research by means of a user-centered multi-method toolset. He has been active in numerous national and European projects within this domain. Currently he is working on various projects related to data-driven user-centered (large scale) pilots in the domain of smart cities, such as the City Of Things project.
Tanguy Coenen leads imec’s Application Prototyping Team (APT). He has extensive experience in researching, designing and evaluating innovative information systems. For his PhD, completed in 2006, he studied knowledge sharing over social networking system at a time when very few people had heard of social media. After studying this hybrid between knowledge management and social media, he worked on ontologies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel’s StarLab and on Serious games at PHL (Hasselt, Belgium). Tanguy has extensive experience in EU-funded projects (TAS3 (FP7), APOLLON (CIP), EPIC (CIP), SMARTIP (CIP), SPECIFY (CIP), M-RESIST (H2020)).

Bringing -and keeping!- all the stakeholders together

(11:15-12:45)

Fernando Vilariño is Associate Director of the Computer Vision Centre and Associate Professor of the Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain. He is currently lecturing in Robotics and Multimedia Systems. His research has been linked to diverse areas of Computer Vision and Machine Learning, with a particular focus on medical imaging. His current research is focused on the development of the link between physical and digital objects, and particularly the design of responsive digital artworks using gaze interaction.

He has recently led different projects related to citizen science through the implementation of a model for Living Labs in the context of Open Innovation, particularly in the Library Living Lab – Barcelona. He has actively participated in the definition of the sustainability and governance models of the Living Lab.

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