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ICT Proposers' Day 2016

Collective Awareness Platforms (CAPS)

Networking session

Date: 27/09/2016 (14:00-15:30)

CAPS is the European Commission's initiative on Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation.

It aims at designing and piloting online platforms that create awareness of sustainability problems and offer collaborative solutions. These solutions are based on networks - of people, of ideas, of sensors - thus enabling new forms of social innovation.


14.00 - Welcome and introduction to the CAPS topics (Loretta Anania, European Commission)

14.10 - Objective ICT 11 in Work Programme 2017 (Loretta Anania, European Commission)

14.30 - Panel/Audience discussion

  • Why are bottom-up citizen engagement initiatives key for civil society and societal progress? How can open platforms support awareness and engagement for better policy making?
  • What contributions has CAPS made to the 17 universally agreed UN Sustainable Development goals?
  • What initiatives are under way in the OECD or in Member States which should be linked to? e.g. circular economy, OECD Better Living Index, ...
  • How to exploit interdisciplinary collaboration across 30 or more CAPS projects?
  • ...

15.30 - End of the Session

Recording of the session

Agenda and other links and documents

Coordinator: Loretta ANANIA (European Commission DG Connect)

Track: Future Networks & International


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