Nordic City Making: From the Twitter Mayor to the Social Innovator

Lessons in transforming city management through imaginative communication from two leading nordic bureaucrats

Pekka Sauri, was called Helsinki’s ‘Twitter Mayor’ and used it to run his office through Twitter when it had hardly been invented. He interacted with his 1000s of followers in order to shortcut decision making. Fredrik Lindstal, Stockholm’s former deputy mayor for labour is an entrepreneur turned politician and is chair of Glad Stad, which provides urban planning solutions especially focusing on temporary projects. With Katja Lindroos, co-founder of Nordic City Making, they will discuss how you shape, make and co-create cities in imaginative ways using technology to communicate accessibly.