High quality workshops, aligned to the themes of the conference, provide an informal setting where participants have the opportunity to discuss specific topics in an atmosphere that fosters the active exchange of ideas. This year this very interesting workshop will be held on May 26th.

CoPDA 2015 – 3rd International Workshop on Cultures of Participation in the Digital Age – Coping with Information, Participation, and Collaboration Overload -

Co-creation is grounded on new forms of constructive interaction among all relevant stakeholders in society: academia, government at all levels, business, the third sector, and citizens. All these actors collaborate in creative processes of delivering innovation based on principles of participation, empowerment and mutual responsibility. Through engaging citizens to redesign and remake their environment and communities can lead to improved outcomes such as job creation, social cohesion and inclusion, quality of life, more efficient and effective public administrations, improved market functioning, strengthened democracy through open government, innovation capacity and cross-fertilization of all sectors.

Important dates

Mar 23, 2015: Submission deadline.
Notification of acceptance: Before the IS-EUD early-bird registration deadline (TBA)
Registration: according to IS-EUD 2015 registration policy


Organizing Committee

Barbara Rita Barricelli (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy) barricelli [at]
Gerhard Fischer (University of Colorado at Boulder, USA) gerhard [at]
Anders Mørch (University of Oslo, Norway) anders.morch [at]
Antonio Piccinno (Università degli Studi di Bari, Italy) antonio.piccinno [at]
Stefano Valtolina (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy) valtolin [at]