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  • 1. Intervento di Karl-Filip Coenegrachts Al convegno [co.05] Meet the cities: i progetti delle più importanti città europee verso una human smart city / Meet the cities: the human-oriented projects of the most important European citiesdi Martedì, 30 ottobre 2012 Consulta il programma di SCE2012
  • 2. City of Ghent Digipolis Key words: living labs, open data, co- creation, smart citizens Ghent Living Lab How to tap into the creative power of the Ghent citizens and local digital creatives more on: www.ghentlivinglab.beInsert also the logos/names of the main institutions involved in the project...
  • 3. CONTEXT: Growing need for products and services closer to theneeds and environment of the end-user/citizen. Connecting allcreative forces in Ghent is a challenge.
  • 4. PROBLEM: Lots of people and stakeholders in Ghent have ideas.Good ideas. Ideas they boast of at twitter, facebook, onlinenewspaper forums. But it are great however stand-alone ideas. Sothey disappear in the fog of the world wide web.
  • 5. STRATEGY: Bring people and creative digital forces together andASK THEM what method would be useful and what topics shouldbe addressed.
  • 6. SOLUTION: The Ghent Living Lab. A network of citizens, localdigital agencies and (digital) creative forces, researchers and thelocal government. Using a brand new and interactive website ascommunity management tool.
  • 7. REFLECTIONS: Retention of stakeholders and challenges will be achallenge! /* EU projects: SMARTiP and Citadel…on the move /* Abalance between technological and non-technological solutions inlocal service delivery. /* EUROCITIES Annual Conference: 27 – 29November 2013, Ghent.