Project Description

Democratic Cities was the culmination of the European Commission funded D-CENT project looking at democracy, digital engagement and citizen participation. Taking place across two iconic Madrid venues the week-long programme included hackathons, an open-space “un-conference”, panel debates, presentations and discussions.

High-profile (and political) partners included Nesta, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Medialab Prado, City of Madrid and City of Barcelona.

The week’s activities concluded with a two-day conference with speakers comprising international thought-leaders, politicians and hacktivists. Key participants included:

View the full speaker line-up.