Here you will find a list of events organised by the Programmable City.  A full list of videos of events can be found at our Vimeo account.

Programmable City Seminar Series

Seminar 22: Tweeting the Smart City: The Affective Enactments of the Smart City on Social Media, 26th October 2017 (VIDEO)

  • Gillian Rose

Seminar 21: Where is the Smart House in the Smart City?, 27th September 2017 (VIDEO)

  • Sophia Maalsen

Seminar 20: Smart Cities: A Design Perspective, 17 May 2017 (POSTER)(VIDEO)

  • Antoine Picon

Seminar 19: Smart City Infrastructures: Governance, practice and process, 8 March 2017,  (POSTER)

  • Aksel Ersoy

Seminar 18: Digital Territories: Location Awareness and the Re-making of Political Space in Rio’s Favelas, 8 February 2017 (POSTER)(VIDEO)

  • Andrés Luque-Ayala

Seminar 17: Revealing experimental smart cities: 
The Frankenstein city and the sustainability challenges of De-composed Urbanism, 26 October 2016 (POSTER)(VIDEO)

  • Federico Cugurullo

Seminar 16: Understanding Human Behavior, the Environment and Our Cities Through Measurement & Analysis, 11 October 2016 (POSTER)

  • Marguerite Nyhan

Seminar 15: Smartcontracts and smartcities, displacing power through authentication?,  18 May 2016, 15:00-17:00 (POSTER)(VIDEO)

  • Gianluca Miscione

Seminar 14: Governance by Design: The Case of Blockchains, 9 December 2015 (POSTER)(VIDEO)

  • Rachel O’Dwyer

Seminar 13: Smart Cities and the Secret Life of Objects. (In)Visibility at Glasgow, Curitiba and Bristol’s initiatives, 25 November 2015 (POSTER)(VIDEO)

  • André Lemos

Seminar 12: The Threat of Algocracy: Reality, Resistance and Accommodation, 2 November 2015 (POSTER)(VIDEO)

  • John Danaher

Seminar 11: Lifelogging: Challenges and Opportunities in a new era of Personal Data, 27 May 2015, 16:00-18:00 (POSTER) (VIDEO)

  • Cathal Gurrin and Rami Albata

Seminar 10: Counter-terrorism in Airports/Cities: from techniques to techno-science, 25 February 2015 (POSTER) (VIDEO)

  • Mark Maguire

Seminar 9: Programmable Schools? Governing education through code in the smart city.  28 January, 2015 (VIDEO)

  • Ben Williamson

Seminar 8: Fast Cities: New Utopias of Smart Urbanism in India, 3 November, 2014, (POSTER) (REVIEW)

  • Ayona Datta

Seminar 7: Dashboards and Data Signals, 8 November, 2014 (POSTER) (VIDEO)

  • Nathaniel Tkacz

Seminar 6:  “Stories” in data and the roles of crowdsourcing – views of a Web miner,  Friday September 26, 2014  (PRESENTATION).

  • Bettina Berendt

Seminar 5: Events and Urban Control, 7 May, 2014 (POSTER) (PRESENTATION & VIDEO)

  • Ben Anderson and Rachel Gordon

Seminar 4: Citizens, Data, Virtual Reality and the Internet of Things: Revisiting the City, 2 April, 2014 (POSTER) (VIDEOs)

  • Andrew Hudson-Smith

Seminar 3: Sustainable Connected Cities and the London Living Labs Project, Feb. 19, 2014,  (POSTER)

  • David Prendergast

Seminar 2: Coding Play/Crafting Code in the City, Jan 15, 2014 (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, Nov. 13 (POSTER) (PRESENTATIONS) (VIDEOS)

Programmable City roundtables

Public Events

Public Panel: Data Politics and the Internet of Things, 30 November, Science Gallery, co-sponsored by CONNECT, The Programmable City and Maynooth University Social Science Institute.  Video of Linda Doyle, Anne Helmond, Aphra Kerr, Rob Kitchin, Liz McFall, and Alison Powell.

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 Conference Sessions

  •  Is another smart city possible? 3 sessions. Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Boston. Organized by Agyeman, J., Datta, A., Kitchin, R. and McLaren, D. (2017)
  •  Smart cities, 2 sessions. Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago. Organized by Kitchin, R., Monahan, T. and Wood, D.  (2015)
  • Calculated Spaces: small data, big data, open data and data infrastructures, Conference of Irish Geographers 2015, Queens University Belfast, Organized by Tracey P. Lauriault
  • Technological Imaginaries and the Production of Space, Conference of Irish Geographers 2015, Queens University Belfast, Organized by James Merrick White