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Decoding The Smart City

Workshop at NordiCHI 2020<>, Tallinn, Estonia

Have you been using, researching or developing assessment methods and tools for  your smart city projects and would like to learn more? Or are you someone who decides what assessment methods and tools are used and is wondering how they can be put to use in a smart city context? If so, this workshop is for you! We welcome submissions from practitioners, policymakers, researchers and designers.


1. Promote better design for smart cities by analysing the influence of technological solutions in social dynamics and everyday life

2. Increase discussion among researchers and practitioners about social impacts of smart city projects

3. Gather information and compare current methods of data collection and analysis used in smart city projects

4. Generate ideas on how to combine innovative methods of data collection and approaches to impact assessment to better understand short and long-term social impacts of smart city projects.

How to Participate

Please submit a position paper of 1 to 2 pages by August 17, 2020, outlining your interest and a related project on which you have worked. These position papers will be used to guide the workshop and will form the basis for a publication proposal.

Please submit PDFs to: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

Position papers will be reviewed by the organizers and members of the advisory committee based on relevance to the workshop theme and potential for contributing to discussions.

See more information at

Important dates

Submission deadline: 17.8.2020

Notification of acceptance: 15.9.2020

Workshop day:  to be announced. Workshops are scheduled to take place on October 25 and 26, 2020. The conference schedule is updated here<>.


Dr. Elise Hodson, Michel Nader Sayśn and Dr. Teija Vainio

Department of Design, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Aalto University, Finland

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