Co-Creating the CityConference
How does co-creation function in the urban practice? What are the innovative mechanisms cities around Europe experiment with in order to enhance co-creation?
The notion of co-creation as a means to address complex urban challenges is here to stay. There is a growing awareness of the fact that a collaborative approach to city-making, where knowledge institutions, businesses, start-ups, SMEs, welfare
Organising a level playing field in which these stakeholders can truly work together is the greatest task awaiting many cities. How does co-creation work in the urban practice? What kind of innovative mechanisms do cities around Europe experiment with in order to enhance co-creation? And how can these experiments be eventually effectuated into governance models?
We will talk to practitioners and city representatives, and exchange experience with a variety of approaches, ranging from co-creation to participatory governance and decision-making. We will share best practices and processes, discuss the necessary preconditions and aim to identify and explore opportunities to overcome bottlenecks in how we co-create our cities today.