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GOTO Amsterdam 2021 Dec. 6-9 Beurs van Berlage


CITIXL co-founder Paul Manwaring will speak at GOTO Amsterdam Dec. 7 at 16:30. Paul will discuss the “data plus dialogue” approach with specific CITIXL experiments and demonstrate how empirical research in Living Labs — the data generated and the value created — has lead to insights about the nature of sustainable value production in urban living labs and can lead us to more participatory and inclusive user-centric digital cities.

GOTO Amsterdam 2021 Dec. 6-9 Beurs van Berlage2021-11-10T16:46:53+01:00




Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report was based on research into cutting edge technologies and future-forward thinking. What if similar simulations are created based on actual data and technology, which is bound to happen? With spatial computing, open data, IA and 5G, the digital twin is about to reach unprecedented detail. Welcome to a world where content enhances and facilitates our everyday lives, from home to work. Where we can rearrange our home, follow directions, control machines and even remotely work thanks to these new technologies and the links between them.
This programme is an in person event in Amsterdam and will be broadcasted in the Laval Virtual World.
Timmy Ghiurau – Innovation Leader XR, Volvo
Jan Verwoerd – Founder, 360Fabriek
Martin Liboska – Mobile XR Product Owner, Deutsche Telekom
Tom van Arman – Smart City Strategist & Future City Maker
Maarten Sukel – AI Lead, City of Amsterdam
VRDAYS –2021-11-14T19:46:39+01:00



No matter if it’s social, economical, or environmental: Sustainability is a thing. What role can future coders, engineers & developers play in this hot new market? Based in Amsterdam “The front line of a circular EU city,  Tom van Arman of will showcase personal and transformative API’s, Open Source Codes, Artificial Intelligent “municipal projects for good” and what it means for the talented developers of Ukraine. 

DEVOXX UKRAINE 20212021-11-14T19:45:11+01:00

Data Transparency in Public Space Conference Oct. 6-7


Oct. 6 11AM – Paul Manwaring will be part of the first panel discussion at the DTPS conference 2021 “Data Visibility Frameworks and Law” with Keynote speaker Beryl Dreijer – Privacy Officer at the City of Amsterdam, and Sage and Naomi from the organising committee who will open the program Oct. 6 at 10:50 AM. Paul will speak about the “The Responsible Sensing Toolkit: Data transparency applied to an ethical framework for city sensing projects in public spaces.” The DTPS2021 schedule has been posted and registration is still open -sign up now https://www.utwente.nl/en/bms/bride/DTPS2021/Schedule/#talks

Data Transparency in Public Space Conference Oct. 6-72021-09-29T12:10:08+01:00

Urban Living Lab Summit 2021


This year both Tom van Arman and Paul Manwaring will host workshops for the Summit.  This years theme is “Impact” defined as: making lasting change in society through the development, operation, experimentation, and learning in the Living Labs. For more information and to signup visit https://www.ams-institute.org/events/urban-living-lab-summit-2021-perspectives-on-impact/ 


Urban Living Lab Summit 20212021-05-31T17:12:32+01:00

RePublica21 – Crowdboost Digitalstrategie Berlin


The State of Berlin wants to shape the digital transformation in terms of sustainability, participation and economic development. Paul joins the leaders on the digital stage to discuss the CITIXL participatory processes.

Join the discussion today! https://re-publica.tv/de/session/crowdboost-digital-strategy-berlin




RePublica21 – Crowdboost Digitalstrategie Berlin2021-05-20T11:30:41+01:00

“Rolling out technology without public participation does not work”


Co-Founder Tom van Arman talks to Tessel Renzenbrink on how CITIXL uses Tada’s 6 principles that help design and build responsible urban technologies. These values become important blueprints for our 21st century city! Read the full article (5min) on the Amsterdam Economic Board Website or original Dutch version on the Tada Website

“Rolling out technology without public participation does not work”2021-05-16T15:48:22+01:00

Festival de Géopolitique de Grenoble

The Festival Géopolitique 2020 has been rescheduled for March 24-26, 2021.  Paul Manwaring will deliver a paper: Smart Cities versus Smart Citizens are Living Labs the answer?  If we are going to create sustainable value in urban environments we need to radically change our thinking from the current top-down/bottom-up dichotomy to a more egalitarian side-by-side collaborative approach. He will explain how it is possible to cultivate a productive dynamic between socio economic power and the power of the crowd in Living Labs.  
Festival de Géopolitique de Grenoble2020-10-06T13:12:59+01:00
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