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Gijs van Rijn

I bring open cities

From February 2008 Gijs van Rijn is a Projectmanager for sector ICT at Amsterdam Innovation Motor (AIM). Gijs studied Science & Innovation Management at the University of Utrecht and has a great interest in everything related to Technology & Society. AIM is an intermediar non-profit organization that develops projects for the knowledge-intensive sectors for metropolis Amsterdam by forging alliances between companies, governments and research institutions. Several public- private partnership project where Gijs was/is involved:

Amsterdam Smart City - Introducing smart concepts to the city of Amsterdam. Responsible for several pilots, overall project process and evaluation. www.amsterdamsmartcity.com

Service Centre Open Innovation - Stimulate growth of SMEs by providing customized Open Innovation consulting. Responsible for acquisition, organizing/facilitating workshops and project evaluation. www.scoi.nl

Amsterdam Opent - Co-Creation experiment between the city of Amsterdam and its inhabitants (and beyond). I was Crowdsource mediator of the Energy case. Responsible for interaction with the public and the development/implementation of a Social Media strategy. www.amsterdamopent.nl

Health-Lab
Experiments in Health & Social Care environments using Living Lab methods and community building approaches. www.health-lab.nl

Open Cities (EU)
Development and support of trials and platforms in Crowdsourcing, Open Data, (Urban) Living Labs, FttH and Open Sensor Networks in five major European cities: Helsinki, Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris and Barcelona. I'm crowdsource expert to foreign cities and projectmanager for Amsterdam initiatives.
www.opencities.net

Gijs is speaking at PICNIC Festival 2012

Reinventing Citizenship
Day 2, 14:00 - 17:15, Cinema 2
governance

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