On the 20-21 April, Net futures 2016 gathered over 1.000 attendees in Brussels to discuss European Digital Single Market Strategy, Future internet, Cloud, 5G, and the Internet of Things, among others. Our coordinator Francesca Bria from Nesta Innovation Lab was presenting in a workshop diving into sharing economy. In this interview, Francesca Bria explains how technology is being used to help facilitate direct democracy and citizen engagement. Bria also is active in grassrooots movements advocating for open access, knowledge commons and open, decentralised privacy aware technologies.
The Net futures 2016 event was organised by the European Commission, DG Connect.