Programmable City Public Events

Here you will find a list of past events and functions organised by the Programmable City. A full calendar of events is accessible on our calendar of public events, Google Calendar or by subscribing to the ICAL feed:

  • https://www.google.com/calendar/ical/6ivr9uptdep53p3ldj9na8urbo%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics.

The following content was last updated May 29th, 2015. It has been organised by:

Programmable City Seminar Series

Seminar 17: Smart City Infrastructures: Governance, practice and process, Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 15:00-17:00, Room 2.31, 2nd Floor, Iontas Building, North Campus, Maynooth University. (POSTER)

  • Aksel Ersoy

Seminar 16: Digital Territories: Location Awareness and the Re-making of Political Space in Rio’s Favelas, Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 15:00-17:00, Room 2.31, 2nd Floor, Iontas Building, North Campus, Maynooth University. (POSTER)(VIDEO)

  • Andrés Luque-Ayala

Seminar 15: Smartcontracts and smartcities, displacing power through authentication?, Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 15:00-17:00, Room 2.31, 2nd Floor, Iontas Building, North Campus, Maynooth University. (POSTER)(VIDEO)

  • Gianluca Miscione

Seminar 14: Governance by Design: The Case of Blockchains, Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 13:00-15:00, Room 1.33, 1st Floor, Iontas Building, North Campus, Maynooth University. (POSTER)(VIDEO)

  • Rachel O’Dwyer

Seminar 13: Smart Cities and the Secret Life of Objects. (In)Visibility at Glasgow, Curitiba and Bristol’s initiatives, Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 15:00-17:00, Room 2.31, 2nd Floor, Iontas Building, North Campus, Maynooth University. (POSTER)(VIDEO)

  • André Lemos

Seminar 12: The Threat of Algocracy: Reality, Resistance and Accommodation, Monday, 2 November 2015, 15:00-17:00, Room 2.31, 2nd Floor, Iontas Building, North Campus, Maynooth University. (POSTER)(VIDEO)

  • John Danaher

Seminar 11: Lifelogging: Challenges and Opportunities in a new era of Personal Data, Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 16:00-18:00, Room 2.31, 2nd Floor, Iontas Building, North Campus, Maynooth University. (POSTER) (VIDEO)

  • Cathal Gurrin and Rami Albata

Seminar 10: Counter-terrorism in Airports/Cities: from techniques to techno-science, Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 14:00-16:00 Room 2.31, 2nd Floor Iontas Building, North Campus NUI Maynooth (POSTER) (VIDEO)

  • Mark Maguire

Seminar 9: Programmable Schools? Governing education through code in the smart city.  Wednesday, 28 January, 2015, 14:00-16:00 Room 2.31, 2nd Floor Iontas Building, North Campus NUI Maynooth (POSTER) (PRESENTATIONS VIDEO)

  • Ben Williamson

Seminar 8: Fast Cities: New Utopias of Smart Urbanism in India, Monday, 3 November, 2014, 16:00-18:00 Room 2.31, 2nd Floor Iontas Building, North Campus NUI Maynooth (POSTER) (REVIEW)

  • Ayona Datta

Seminar 7: Dashboards and Data Signals, Wednesday, 8 November, 2014, 16:00-18:00 Room 2.31, 2nd Floor Iontas Building, North Campus NUI Maynooth (POSTER) (VIDEO)

  • Nathaniel Tkacz

Seminar 6:  “Stories” in data and the roles of crowdsourcing – views of a Web miner, Co-sponsored with and part of the An Foras Feasa Brown Bag Series, Friday September 26, 2014 13:00, 1st Floor video conference room, Iontas Building, North Campus NUI Maynooth (PRESENTATION).

  • Bettina Berendt

Seminar 5: Events and Urban Control, 16:00-18:00, Wednesday, 7 May, 2014, 16:00-18:00 Room 2.31, 2nd Floor Iontas Building, North Campus NUI Maynooth (POSTER) (PRESENTATION & VIDEO)

  • Ben Anderson and Rachel Gordon

Seminar 4: Citizens, Data, Virtual Reality and the Internet of Things: Revisiting the City, 16:00-18:00, Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, 16:00-18:00 Room 2.31, 2nd Floor Iontas Building, North Campus NUI Maynooth (POSTER) (VIDEOs)

  • Andrew Hudson-Smith

Seminar 3: Sustainable Connected Cities and the London Living Labs Project, Wed. Feb. 19, 2014, 16:00-18:00 Room 2.31, 2nd Floor Iontas Building, North Campus NUI Maynooth (POSTER)

  • David Prendergast

Seminar 2: Coding Play/Crafting Code in the City, 16:00-18:00, Wednesday, Wed. Jan 15, 2014, Boardroom, John Hume Building, North Campus NUI Maynooth. (POSTER) (PRESENTATIONS)

  • Andrea Magnorsky, Organiser, Co-founder of GameCraft and BatCat Games (VIDEO) (PODCAST)
  • Aphra Kerr, Sociology, NUI Maynooth (VIDEO) (PODCAST)

Seminar 1. Open Data & Evidence Informed Decision Making, Wed. Nov. 13, 16:00-18:00 Room 2.31, 2nd Floor Iontas Building, North Campus National University of Ireland Maynooth. (POSTER) (PRESENTATIONS) (VIDEOS)

  • Byrne, D. (2013) Open Government Data: The Fingal Story, Programmable City Project Seminar 1. Open Data & Evidence Informed DecisionI, Wed. Nov. 13, National University of Ireland Maynooth. (PRESENTATIONS) (VIDEOS) (PODCAST)
  • Lauriault, T. P. (2013) An Open Data Story: Open Data and Evidence-Informed Decision Making, Programmable City Project Seminar 1. Open Data & Evidence Informed DecisionI, Wed. Nov. 13, National University of Ireland Maynooth. (PRESENTATIONS) (VIDEOS) (PODCAST)
  • Mooney, P. (2013) Experiences as a producer, consumer and observer of open data, Programmable City Project Seminar 1. Open Data & Evidence Informed DecisionI, Wed. Nov. 13, National University of Ireland Maynooth. (PRESENTATIONS) (VIDEOS) (PODCAST)

Programmable City Yearly Workshops

1. Code and The City Workshop, 3-4 September 2014, National University of Ireland Maynooth (NUIM) (PROGRAM), (VIMEO) Coordinated by: Sung-Yueh Perng.

  • Berry, D. (2014) The cryptographic city. Cities, Code and Governance Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Büscher, M., Liegl, M., Petersen, K. (2014) Digital ubanism in crises: A hopeful monster? Code and Mobility Session: Code and Mobility Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Ciolfi, L. and Avram, G. (2014) Digital social interactions in the city: Reflecting on location based social media.  Locative/Social Media Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Dourish, P. (2014) The city and the feudal internet: Examining institutional materialities. Cities, Knowledge Classification and Ontology Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Evans, L. (2014) Feeling Place in the City. Locative/Social Media Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Ford, H. and Graham, M. (2014) Semantic cities: Coded geopolotics and the rise of the semantic web. Cities, Knowledge Classification and Ontology Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Fuller, M., and Harwood, G. (2014) Abstract Urbanism.  Code and Mobility Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Kitchin, R, (2014) Code and the City, Reframing the conceptual terrain. Introduction: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September, (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Lelszczynski, A. (2014) Big data and stratified urban futures. Cities, Code and Governance Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Maalsen, S. and Perng, S.-Y. (2014) Encountering the city at hackathons, Code, Coding and Interfaces Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Mackenzie, A. (2014) Code-Crowd: How Software repositories express urban life. Code, Coding and interfaces Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Manovich, L. (2014) A window, a message, or a medium? Learning about cities from Instagram. Locative/Social Media Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Mattern, S. (2014) Interfacting urban intelligence. Code, Coding and Interfaces Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Powel, A. (2014) Coding alternative modes of governance: ‘Smart cities’ to ‘data cities’.  Cities, Code and Governance Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Singleton, A. (2014) Cities and context: The codification of small areas through geodemographic classification. Cities, Knowledge Classification and Ontology Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • Verhoeff, N. (2014) Cultural curation and urban interfaces: Locative media as experimental platforms for cultural data. Locative/Social Media Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).
  • White, J.M. (2014) Moving applications: A multilayerd approach to mobile computing.  Code and Mobility Session: Code and the City Workshop, NUIM 3-4 September (Abstract & VIDEO).

Programmable City Guest Lectures

Programmable City Public Events

Public Talk: Rethinking the Smart City: A primer, March 24, 2014, 19:00-21:00, co-sponsored by Dublin Art and Technology Association (D.A.T.A.), The Provisional University and the Programmable City Project, Dunlop Oriel House, Corner of Fenian Street & Westland Row, Dublin 2. (ANNOUCEMENT)

  • Introduction: Rob Kitchin
  • Guest Lecturer: Adam Greenfield
  • Respondents: Aphra Kerr, Jim Merricks White and Rachel O’Dwyer

Public talk by Lev Manovich, Friday September 5th, 2014, 7:00pm CTVR Dunlop Oriel House, Corner of Fenian Street and Westland Row, Dublin 2.  coordinated event sponsored by sponsored by CTVR: The Telecommunications Research Centre and Dublin Art & Technology Association (D.A.T.A.) with special thanks to the Programmable Cities Project. (ANNOUNCEMENT).

Programmable City Launches

1. Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25, 2014 (PROGRAM) (VIMEO) (PRESENTATIONS) (MEDIA) Coordinated by: Tracey P. Lauriault

  • Bradshaw, R. (2014) Smart Bikeshare, Programmable City PhD/Postdoc projects Session. Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25. (VIDEO & PRESENTATIONS)
  • Clarke, S. (2014), ICT-Enabled Behavioural Change in Smart Cities. Smart Cities Session: Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25. (VIDEO & PRESENTATIONS)
  • Dodge, M. (2014) Code and Conveniences, Software and Cities Session: Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25. (VIDEO & PRESENTATIONS)
  • Evans, L. (2014) How does software alter the forms and nature of work? Programmable City PhD/Postdoc projects Session. Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25. (VIDEO & PRESENTATIONS)
  • Greenfield, A. (2014), Another city is possible: Networked urbanism from above and below? Smart Cities Session: Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25.
  • Kitchin, R. (2014) Introduction: The Programmable City Project. Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25. (VIDEO & PRESENTATIONS)
  • Lauriault, T. P. (2014) A genealogy of open data assemblages. Data and Cities Session: Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25. (VIDEO & PRESENTATIONS)
  • Maalsen, S. (2014) How are discourses and practices of city governance translated into code? Programmable City PhD/Postdoc projects Session. Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25. (VIDEO & PRESENTATIONS)
  • Mac Donncha, D. (2014) ‘How software is discursively produced and legitimised by vested interests’. Programmable City PhD/Postdoc projects Session. Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25. (VIDEO & PRESENTATIONS)
  • McArdle, M. (2014) Dublin Dashboard Performance Indicators & Metrics, Dublin City Dashboard Demo Session. Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25. (VIDEO & PRESENTATIONS)
  • Merricks White, J. (2014) Towards a Digital Urban Commons:Developing a situated computing praxis for a more direct democracy. Programmable City PhD/Postdoc projects Session. Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25. (VIDEO & PRESENTATIONS)
  • Moore, A. (2014) The Role of Dublin in the Global Innovation Network of Cloud Computing. Programmable City PhD/Postdoc projects Session. Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25. (VIDEO & PRESENTATIONS)
  • Perng, S.-Y. (2014) Programming Urban Lives. Programmable City PhD/Postdoc projects Session. Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25. (VIDEO & PRESENTATIONS)
  • Reardon, T. (2014) Putting Data to Work in Metro Boston. Data and Cities Session: Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25. (VIDEO & PRESENTATIONS)
  • Wilson, M. (2014) Quantified Self-City-Nation, Software and Cities Session: Programmable City Project Launch, Renehan Hall, National University of Ireland Maynooth, March 25. (VIDEO & PRESENTATIONS)

2. Dublin City Dashboard Launch, Wood Quay, Dublin City Council on Friday, 19th September 2014. (PROGRAM), (DASHBOARD) (VIDEO) (MEDIA) Coordinated by: Sophia Maalsen

Programmable City Conference Sessions