Making Civic Initiatives Last: Ecosystems, Technologies, Approaches and Challenges

Workshop Date: 6 – 7 July, 2020

This workshop is part of the ACM Designing Interactive Systems conference 2020 held in Eindhoven, Netherlands… but due to obvious reasons, we are all going online. This workshop aims to collect experiences, tools, and insights that help civic initiatives last beyond a project lifespan.

To that purpose, we bring together researchers and practitioners interested in how to make civic initiatives have a lasting impact. We welcome participants with different interests: from active participants in citizen-driven initiatives, over companies working in this domain to researchers investigating how project outcomes affect people’s capacity to act on their ideas and desires.

During the workshop we will collaboratively explore how researchers and practitioners might contribute to making civic initiatives last through design. What tools, methods, platforms, sensibilities or civic resources are needed? What legal frameworks are missing? And what research agendas are outstanding?

***New*** Schedule and contributions are now online!