Keynote speakers

Hanne Cecilie Geirbo

Hanne Cecilie is a researcher at the Department of informatics at the University of Oslo. Her research is informed by Science and Technology Studies (STS), Information Systems research (IS), Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), and anthropology of technology. She is particularly interested in how infrastructures not only facilitate societal functions but also shape societies. She is currently doing research on how Internet of Things, such as sensors embedded in urban environments, inform and shape processes of governance in public sector.

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Per-Anders Hillgren

Per-Anders Hillgren has been exploring opportunities for digital and social innovation in the urban realm for more than 10 years. In these processes he has been involved in setting up co-design projects with more than 70 companies, NGO:s, public institutions and municipal departments. These projects have covered domains such as culture, urban development and health care. He was the initiator of Malmö Living Labs that received the “Artful Integrators Awards” from the international participatory design community and he has been project manager for Living Lab the Neighbourhood and Malmö New Media Living Lab. At present he is an associate professor in design and social innovation at the School of Art and Communication and coordinates the research network Alternative Future Making at Malmö University.

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