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Schedule of Events


Sunday, 17 July

18:00 First meeting at Hotel Eurostars Das Artes
Carol Flake Chapman on “Gary’s Global Tribe” and Sharon Strover, Overview

18:45 Welcome reception at Hotel Eurostars Das Artes

20:00 Dinner at Restaurante Porto e Virgula


Monday, 18 July

9:00  Talk and discussion at Hotel Meeting Room - Eurostar
Laura Stein, Policy, Participation and Power on YouTube, Facebook, Blogger and Wikipedia

10:30 Open time

16:00 Talk and discussion at Eurostar
Derek Lackaff, Open Innovation as Digital Democracy

17:30 Coffee break

18:00 Talk and discussion at Eurostar
Diego Gómez, Building community-based digital experiences

19:30 Break for dinner

20:00 Communal Dinner at Restaurante Porto e Virgula


Tuesday, 19 July

9:00 Talk and discussion at Eurostar
Alison Powell, #FAIL: Black boxes, open-source, and the collaborative futures of the internet

10:30 Open time

16:00 Talk and discussion at Eurostar
Graham Attwell and Cristina Costa,
Session 1. Academia and their knowledge safes – how technology influences or hinders innovative practice
Session 2 The Democratisation of knowledge: what does it mean for learning?

17:30 Coffee break during the combined session

19:30 Break for dinner

20:00 Communal Dinner at Restaurante Porto e Virgula


Wednesday, 20 July

9:00  Talk and discussion at Eurostar
Fiorella De Cindio, What after protests? Design issues and software tools toward deliberative democracy

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Talk and discussion at Eurostar
Andy Carvin, TBA

12:30 Lunch on your own

14:00 Talk and discussion at Eurostar
Ademar Aguiar, Tomorrow’s Schools Start Today:  Let’s Go!

15:30 Break

16:00 Depart by bus for Guimarães and Paço dos Duques
Dinner excursion to the nearby city of Guimarães where a 15th century castle still dominates the landscape. Dinner at Paço dos Duques de Bragança (ends approximately 22:00; extra fee for additional people.)


Thursday, 21 July

9:00 Talk and discussion at Eurostar
Smári McCarthy, Infrastructure, Authority, and the Industrialization of the Internet

10:30 Open time

16:00 Talk and discussion at Eurostar
Sunil Abraham, India’s Unique Identity Number:  The world’s largest biometric database

17:30 Coffee break

18:00 Talk and discussion at Eurostar
Sara de Freitas, The Gamification of Life

19:30 Break for dinner

20:00 Communal Dinner at Restaurante Porto e Virgula


Friday, 22 July

9:00  Talk and discussion at Eurostar
Leslie Regan Shade, Young Canadians, Participatory Digital Culture and Policy Literacy

10:30 Open time

16:00 Talk and discussion at Eurostar
Jillian York, Who Owns Your Content?  Best Practices for Navigating the Quasi-Public Sphere

17:15 Coffee break

17:30 Talk and discussion at Eurostar
Topic to be Determined

19:00 Board buses for Farewell dinner
Dinner at Casa da Musica and Optional Concert; Board buses at 19:00pm, return at 24:00 (for additional people there will be an extra charge)


Saturday, 23 July

Faculty and students depart.