CAPS Community workshop is taking place on the 12th July

We’re still working on the agenda. Here below you’ll find a first overview of the activities of each day:


MAZI Workshop – (all day). Hands on experiences tutorial, learn how to use & set-up the MAZI toolkit:
09:30 – 09:45
Welcome and introduction to MAZI

By Thanasis Korakis

09:45 – 10:30
Keynote talk: Digital Commons, Urban Struggles and the Right to the City?

Andreas Unteidig and Elizabeth Calderon Luning

10:30 – 10:45    Coffee break

10:45 – 11:30
MAZI stories
  • 10h45-11h00 Creeknet ‘Bridging the DIY networks of Deptford Creek’ (Mark Gaved and James Stevens)
  • 11h00-11h15 Living together: realistic utopias in Zurich (Ileana Apostol and Philipp Klaus)
  • 11h15-11h30 Unmonastery: a 200 year plan (Michael Smyth and Katalin Hausel)
11:30 – 13:00
The MAZI toolkit and its applications

Harris Niavis and Panayotis Antoniadis

13:00 – 14:00    Lunch break

Hands-on experience with the MAZI toolkit and participatory design

The audience will be split in 4 (or more) groups. Each group will have a MAZI leader, one of the partners, for guiding the whole process of the MAZI toolkit deployment. MAZI leaders will describe to each group the context in which they are going to configure their MAZI Zone. Some possible scenarios/contexts in the area around the event will be defined, where they could deploy MAZI Zones and help also the CAPS event for the whole week.
*Please bring your laptop with you or any other equipment (Raspberry pi 3, miniSD cards etc.),so you can actively participate in the workshop.

17:00 – 18:00
Wrap-up of the workshop


  • MAZI Review (closed meeting – all day) Download here the agenda (PDF)
  • HACKAIR – Project Review Meeting (closed meeting – all day)
  • Greek CAPS & H2020 cluster workshop  (15:00 – 18:00)
CHAIN REACT Workshop – Hands on experiences
09:15 – 09:30
09:30 – 09:45

Introduction to the ChainReact project, touching on the problem space and the ChainReact approach.

09:45 – 10:30
Presenting the approach and tools

More in-depth introductions to the different platforms/tools (OpenCorporates, the Whistle, and WikiRate), what their roles are for the ChainReact project, and how these integrate.

10:30 – 10:45    Coffee break

10:45 – 12:15
Demonstrations and hands on work

Combination of demonstrations of prototypes, the ability for workshop participants to test out the prototypes, and the ability to participate in crowd-research exercises.

12:15 – 12:30    Coffee break

12:30 – 13:00
Discussion & wrap-up

Discussing the findings and key takeaways from the interactive session. Concluding remarks, looking at ChainReact’s future.

13:00 – 14:00    Lunch break

Note: As this is an interactive event please bring a laptop so you can contribute to the research effort.


2nd CAPS Community workshop

08:30 –  09:30    Registration and welcome coffee

9:30 – 10:15
Welcome and introduction
10:15 – 10:45
Keynote speeches – The local perspective
  • Smart Trikala: The 1st Integrated Pilot Project in Hellas
    Dimitris Papastergiou, Mayor of Trikala
  • Resilient Athens: How the synAthina model links city government and citizens initiatives for a more resilient city Presentation available here (PDF)
    Haris Biskos, City of Athens, synATHINA
10:45 – 12:00
Keynote speech – The user perspective: User engagement and behavioural change
12:00 – 12:30
Q&A interactive session moderated by Antonella Passani

12:30 – 13:30    Lunch break
Parallel: CAPSELLA demo (More info here)

13:30 – 15:00
The European Perspective and support of DSI – The DSI Manifesto session moderated by F. Sestini (EC)
  • Message from EC – Latest CAPS Call – statistics overview and trends Presentation available here (PDF)
    Fabrizio Sestini, European Commission, DG CONNECT, Senior Expert, Digital Social Innovation
  • DSI Manifesto: Presentation of the process, current version, future steps Presentation available here (PDF)
    Stavroula Maglavera, UTH
  • Presentation of the Declaration on Digital Government
    David Osimo, The Lisbon Council
  • Panel discussion with all speakers from the morning
15:00 – 16:00
The Community perspective – CAPS projects’ outputs and results
16:00 – 16:30
Wrap-up of the day – Future actions [ChiC consortium]

19:00    Social event by the beach side


EMPAVILLE Role Play (run by EMPATIA Project)

11:00 – 12:30

Empaville is a role-playing game that simulates a gamified Participatory Budgeting process in the imaginary city of Empaville, integrating in person deliberation with digital voting. For more details visit EMPAVILLE ROLE PLAY (

PROFIT Workshop (Open meeting - half day)

13:00 – 17:00 Download here the agenda (PDF)

  • Project introduction (M.Konecny – EEA)
  • Financial literacy and ecnomic behaviour for financial stability and open democracy (G.Panos – UoGlasgow)
  • Promoting financial awareness and stability (Artem Revenko – Semantic web company) Presentation available here (PDF)
  • Textual analysis in economics and finance (I.Pragidis – DUTH) Presentation available here (PDF)
  • What’s ethical finance (Febea) Presentation available here (PDF)
  • Walkthrough of the PROFIT platform
    • Discussion in small groups focused on different aspects of the project & platform
  • Conclusions and wrap-up

Note: As this is an interactive event please bring a laptop so you can contribute to the research effort.


CROWD4ROAD hands on experiences (open meeting - all day)
09:00 – 09:30
Crowd4roads: crowdsensing and trip sharing for road sustainability

Presentation by the Crowd4roads consortium

9:30 – 10:00
Collaborative monitoring of road surface quality

Presentation by University of Urbino

10.00 – 10:30
Car pooling and trip sharing

Presentation by Coventry University

10:30 – 11:00    Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30
Hands on the first release of the Crowd4roads app
Hands on Crowd4roads open data
12:15 – 13:00
Gamification strategies for engagement

Presentation by Coventry University

  • Closing Plenary – Wrap-up and Greek cocktail (5-7 pm)











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