Late Night Chat: Citizen Engagement Technologies by Jaromil Roio

Tuesday, Sep 5
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Late Night Chat: Citizen Engagement Technologies by Jaromil Roio

Technical innovations and in particular blockchain developments are creating new distributed architectures of trust for citizen engagement and data ownership.

Join this Late Night Chat with Jaromil (IT/NL) to find out how and why Europe invests into free and open source research and development projects as D-CENT, to leverage the adoption of participatory democracy among organisations and institutions, or as DECODE, designing new ICT standards to allow citizens to control their private data and to know how is being used.


About Jaromil

Denis Roio, better known as Jaromil, is CTO and co~founder of the think&do tank. Established in 1999 and based in Amsterdam, is home to a community of digital artists, critical makers and free software developers with a strong focus on cryptography, peer to peer networks, decentralization and blockchain technologies.

Jaromil received the Vilém Flusser Award at Transmediale (Berlin, 2009) while leading for 6 years the R&D department of the Netherlands Media art Institute (Montevideo/TBA), he is a fellow of Waag Society (Amsterdam), included in the “Purpose Economy” list of top 100 social enterpreneurs in EU (2014) and the “40 under 40” European young leaders program. Among the most recent projects he is involved are: D-CENT, the DECODE project, Devuan, Freecoin and Dowse (ISOC NL Innovation prize 2016 special mention).

Twitter: @jaromil

This session is presented in collaboration with IDA.

Photo by Sebastiaan ter Burg

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