The Integration of Tech Into the Public Sector

Saturday, Sep 7
15:30 — 16:30

The Integration of Tech Into the Public Sector

Join two talks about what digitisation can do for cities and other parts of the public sector, both from mindset and practical perspectives. Based on their individual experiences working with the public sector, digital transformation and information societies, Måns Adler (SE) and Lisa Talia Moretti (UK) will guide us through the endless possibilities that arrive with digitisation – and what it takes to make it work.


Måns Adler (SE)

Måns is Head of Malmö Civic Lab a Malmö City initiative trying to force brute a digital transformation into the public sector of Malmö City. Måns was formerly the Tech Director at the world renowned digital product studio Ustwo. Also former founder of Bambuser an startup pioneering live mobile video streaming since 2006 which IPO:ed in 2017. He holds a masters degree in the art of work science as well as a degree from the KaosPilots. His professional portfolio also include work for Linden labs (Second life) in San Francisco, setting up a Public makers lab at STPLN in Malmö together with the research institute Medea at Malmö University. Måns is also co-author of the book “Making futures – Marginal notes on Innovation, Design and Democracy” published at MIT Press. He was awarded the The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences Ambient Award in 2010.

Måns is also co-hosting Friday’s GovTech Summit.

Lisa Talia Moretti (UK)

Lisa is an award-winning digital sociologist, strategist and tech ethics activist based in London. She currently holds the position of Head Of User Research at Methods. For more than a decade, she’s studied and written about the relationship between technology, information and society. Lisa is an Associate Lecturer in the Institute of Management Studies at Goldsmiths (University of London) and at Cardiff University in the School of Journalism, PR and Cultural Studies. She is also a visiting teacher at Plymouth University and at Sup de Pub in Paris. Her teaching area of expertise is Digital Research Methods, Design Thinking, Campaign Analytics and Social Media and Brand Strategy. Lisa’s research projects with Goldsmiths and King’s College have seen her collaborate with To Play For, IpSoft, Adobe, Mindshare and Rackspace. Her research covers a range of technologies including AI, chatbots, VR and AR, and wearable technology and has gained international coverage with CNN, BBC, Fast Company, Campaign, Techcrunch, Forbes and others.

Lisa is also co-hosting a session on Tech’s Supermassive Black Hole: Understanding and measuring impact.

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