Smart Cities & Nations Symposium

I organised this workshop and symposium at the Asia Research Institute (ARI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) on 9 February 2017. This was part of a research collaboration between ARI and Tembusu College at NUS and the Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation (CSI), Mines ParisTech in Paris, France. Special thanks to Sharon Ong and Dr Margaret Tan Ai Hua for co-organising this event and collaboration.

VENUE
National University of Singapore (NUS)
AS-8, Room #06-46, 6 th Floor (Level 6 Conference Room)
10, Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260

PART I

14.00-14.10
Introduction and Welcome
Prof Gregory Clancey, National University of Singapore (NUS)

14.10-14.40
“Business Models as Capitalization Devices”
Liliana Doganova, Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation (CSI), Mines ParisTech

14.40-15.10
“Real-Time Democracy: Imagining the City of Permanent Innovation”
Brice Laurent, Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation (CSI), Mines ParisTech

15.10-15.40
“From Intelligent Nation to Smart Nation: Searching for Critical Engagement Among Artists in Singapore”
Margaret Tan Ai Hua, National University of Singapore (NUS)

DISCUSSION
Prof Michael Douglass, National University of Singapore (NUS) &
Prof Michael M.J. Fischer, Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

PART II

16.10-16.40
“Co-Generation of Urban Data: Mapping Cycling Infrastructures in Paris”
Jérôme Denis & David Pontille, Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation (CSI), Mines ParisTech

16.40-17.10
“Blue Skies & White Clouds: Future Readiness in the Anthropocene”
Eric Kerr, National University of Singapore (NUS)
Malini Sur, University of Western Sydney, Australia

17.10-17.40
“Devices for Evidence-Based Activism”
Madeleine Akrich, Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation (CSI), Mines ParisTech

17.40-18.10
“Ageing in the Smart Nation”
Tatjana Todorovic, LaSalle College of the Arts, Singapore
Arul Chib, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

DISCUSSION
Hallam Stevens, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) &
Rita Padwangi, National University of Singapore (NUS)