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

The Programmable City Final Project Dissemination Event, 09 May 2018, Mansion House, Dublin. Videos and slides available here of all Prog City presentations.

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