Heavier and lighter notes by Jarmo Eskelinen. Ideas, events, observations and the cultural clash between technology and people. Also an on-line archive and blog.
World Bank Training Program for Innovation Policy for ICT; Dar Es Salaam, Helsinki and Washington. A lecture and integrated case study on innovation ecosystems: “Open Data & Value Adding partnerships in Forum Virium and ENoLL”, four sessions in 2012 and 2013.
World Design Capital 2012 Helsinki, steering board, 2011 – 2013; strategy team, 2010-2011.
Open Government Partnership Finland, steering board. May 2012 onwards.
Finland 2020 – the Finnish Government mid-term future foresight report, chairmanship of the theme group “Citizen Participation and Wellbeing”. The report was prepared in six theme groups. Spring 2012 – spring 2013.
Tartu Innovation seminar, Tartu, Estonia. Presentation “Living Labs as Innovation Ecosystems”, December 2012
Apps4Finland 2012 Gala, Helsinki. Moderation, opening & closing speeches (with the Finnish minister of communications, ms. Krista Kiuru), December 2012
“User Driven Innovation – case examples”, presentation for the team of the vice mayor, Helsinki City Hall, December 2012
Barcelona The Lab kick-off seminar, Barcelona, Spain. Keynote & panel, “Helsinki Smart City Strategy”, December 2012
Krakow Smart City conference, Krakow, Poland. Presentation “Best Practices in Smart Cities”, November 2012
World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments (WeGO) General Assembly, Barcelona, Spain. Keynote speech “Smart Government with All”. Part of the Barcelona Smart City Expo; November 2012.
iMinds Creative Media Days, Ghent, Belgium. Panel moderation on Living Labs & Smart Cities, and keynote speech “Open Strategies for Smart Cities”, smart city session; November 2012.
Bologna Smart Cities Exhibition, Bologna, Italy. Keynote presentation “Open Innovation in Cities” in the open innovation track, plus a pecha kucha presentation in the “Meet the City” session, October 2012.
EIT Experience and Living Labs workshop on Best Practices and Business Models, Helsinki, Finland. Presentation “Living Labs 2020”, October 2012.
City Protocol Interim Steering Board Meeting and Meeting of the Minds Conference, San Francisco, USA. October 2012.
World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2012 (the WSIE), Boston, USA. Presentation “Smart Cities for Smart People”, and moderation of the Focus on Finland session; September, 2012.
Open Knowledge Festival (OK Festival), Helsinki, Finland. Opening speech, three session moderations, and two presentations during the first ever OK Festival, a one-week event in September, 2012.
Planetworkshops VIIth Global Conference, Evian, France. Panel participation in the “City Innovations” session. September, 2012.
European Commission DG Connect consultation FIRE in Horizon 2020 (Future Internet Research and Experimentation), , Brussels, Belgium. Chairman and rapporteur on the Smart Cities consultation process. September 2012.
European Commission ICT Competitiveness Week, Net Futures session, Brussels, Belgium. Presentation on “Living Labs 2020”. September 2012.
Commission workshop on Open Innovation for Internet-enabled Services in Smart Cities and Connected Smart Cities portfolio network meeting, Brussels, Belgium. Chairman of the Smart Cities theme group. September, 2012.
Sino-Finnish ICT collaboration, Haier company visit, Helsinki. Session “Innovation Approaches, Design and Innovation, Living Labs”, presentation on Living Labs and Open Innovation. September, 2012.
Designing a People Centered Future, Creative Industries KTN conference, Helsinki, Finland. Keynote presentation “Designing the City”. September, 2012.
ARMI workshop on smart city solutions, Helsinki. Seminar chairman and moderation. Nine cities around the globe joint the shared seminar by using on-line technologies. September, 2012.
Nordregio Forum on Planning for Smart Specialisation, Stockholm, Sweden. Keynote address on Smart cities. September, 2012.
NEF at Ten – An unconventional “EU Summit”, Stift Altenburg, Austria. The Network of European Foundations (NEF, http://www.nef-europe.org) 10th anniversary event. Participant and presenter. September, 2012.
EBERA summer school, Helsinki. Presentation “Future of Living Labs”; August, 2012.
ENoLL Living Labs summer school, Helsinki. Four speeches, keynotes and presentations during the event. August, 2012.
European Commission Future Internet PPP, stakeholder meeting and workshop, Brussels, Belgium. Presentation on Living Labs & Future Internet. June, 2012.
Digital Delfoi workshop, Mikkeli, Finland. Panel member in an interactive workshop. on smart cities.
Open Innovation Africa conference, Nairobi, Kenya. Keynote speech “Open Smart Cities” in the deep dive cities track; June, 2012.
Kenya Open Data Initiative KODI, Open Data Design Thinking Workshop, Nairobi, Kenya. Keynote speech on “Best Practices in Open Data”; June. 2012.
Open Innovation for Future Internet in Smart Cities and Communities, Mechelen, Belgium. Opening speech of the event; “Living Labs 2.0”. May, 2012.
The Best Cities in the World, benchmarking task tour of the Urbanism Foundation. Toronto, Canada. Several presentations. May, 2012.
Gallup Europe Learn@Lunch event “The use of Information and Communication Technologies and social media in politics and policy-making: For better or for worse?”, Brussels, Belgium. Keynote address. April, 2012.
ITU focus group on ICT innovations, Geneva, Switzerland. Keynote on “Best Practices in Smart Cities”. March, 2012.
Visual Communications Fair and Conference, Helsinki, networking session hosted by Elisa. Keynote on Urban Media. March, 2012.