Workshop on Smart eGovernance – The case study of Limassol Municipality

Workshop objective: Present the SmartGov project in Limassol, its objectives and methods. Identify the needs of the Municipality of Limassol in the context of urban mobility. Integrate citizen participation through the Social Media strategy and discussions.
Workshop target group: Municipal experts, domain experts in the field of eGovernance, urban mobility – (Open) Data – Social Media, project partners and further involved stakeholders.
Outcome of the workshop: Common understanding of the SmartGov project and its goals for Limassol.
Meeting Date: 9th June 2016 & 10th June 2016
Meeting Time: 9th June – 8:00 – 14:30 & 10th June 2016 9:00- 14:30
Meeting Location:
Limassol, venue on Thursday 9th of June Amphitheater 1, Tasos Papadopoulos, Cyprus University of Technology
Limassol, venue on Friday 10th of June Conference Hall, Municipality of Limassol

Time schedule 9th June 2016:
7:45 – 8:00 | Arrival & registration of experts and participants
8:00 – 8:30 | Welcome, Introduction and tour de table
8:30 – 9:15 | Presentation of the SmartGov project and other best practices of smart tools and projects on urban governance Dr.Malgorzata Goraczek (Danube University Krems)
9:15 – 10:00 | Smart Limassol: A European vision Charis Trikkis (Limassol Municipality) presenting SmartCity – strategic opportunities of the city
10:00 – 10:30 | Coffee-break
10:30 – 11:30 | Presentation and discussion of the use case for Limassol (Part I) Concepts on urban mobility defined by domain experts & statements, opinions and information on existing or planned projects in the municipalities Quart de Poblet and Limassol. Associate Professor Andreas Andreou (Cyprus University of Technology)
11:30 – 12:30 | Light lunch
12:30 – 14:00 | Presentation and discussion of the use case (Part II) regarding Limassol Define goals and benefits & collect all information needed for the SmartGov through involving stakeholders of the project. Associate Professor Andreas Andreou (Cyprus University of Technology)
14:00 – 14:30 | Open questions, further discussion and summarization

Time schedule 10th June 2016:
09:00 – 09:30 | Arrival & registration of experts and participants
09:30 – 10:30 | Social Media for Governance Clarification of the requirements questionnaire for Social Media in Limassol, deciding on strategies for integration and involvement of citizens and definition of target groups for social media in Limassol Dr.Susanne Sonntagbauer (Active)
10:30 – 11:00 | Coffee-break
11:00 – 12:00 | Training session
What are FCMs? Presenting an example of FCMs for mobility issues Haris Neophytou (Interfusion)
12:00 – 12:30 | Coffee-break
12:30 – 14:30 | Bilateral meetings & discussion with city officials for open questions

The SMARTGOV project runs under the Horizon 2020 Programme and namely under ERA-NET Cofund Smart Cities and Communities also the Cypriot partners of the consortium recive funding by the Republic of Cyprus through Research Promotion Foundation.