Practical | Social Cities of Tomorrow

Social Cities of Tomorrow

Our everyday lives are increasingly shaped by digital media technologies, from smart cards and intelligent GPS systems to social media and smartphones. How can we use digital media technologies to make our cities more social, rather than just more hi-tech?

Practical information about the workshop.

Locations + maps
Overview of all event locations


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Individual locations
The preconference workshop takes place from 14-16 February at ARCAM, Prins Hendrikkade 600, 1011 VX Amsterdam. Location on Google Maps:


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The prototyping during the workshop takes place at Waag Society’s FabLab, Nieuwmarkt 4, 1012 CR Amsterdam (that’s the medieval building in the centre of the Nieuwmarkt Square). Location on Google Maps:


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The public presentation of the workshop outcomes takes place on 16 February 2012 at Mediamatic Bank, Vijzelstraat 68, 1017 HL Amsterdam, with dinner starting at 18:00. Location on Google Maps:


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Social Cities of Tomorrow takes place on 17 February 2012 at MC Theater, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, NL (location on Google Maps).


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Accommodation
See the combined map with all event locations for a number of suggestions in various price ranges.
Also check out the accommodation page on the iAmsterdam website, which has a hotel comparison tool.

Getting around
You can rent a bicycle at one of the many bike rentals in Amsterdam.
If you travel with public transport, use this map to see which tram/bus/metro to take.
If you’re staying in Amsterdam a few days longer you may want to consider getting an iAmsterdam City Card. “This card is your public transport pass, your ticket to Amsterdam’s top attractions and your voucher for great discounts and free surprises.”

Here’s more information about getting around in Amsterdam >>.

Contact
You can reach the organising team in the following ways:

E-mail address: workshop@socialcitiesoftomorrow.nl
Telephone ARCAM (office; ask for the workshop organisers): +31206204878
Mobile phone: +31653201800 (Michiel)