10 May Event Calendar January to June 2022
As the project approaches the finish line, many events took place and will take place in the pilot cities to present the outcomes of the project or to receive final inputs from experts and the general public.
January 2022 (Madrid):
The MICADO project was presented at the end of January in Madrid at the Innovation Politics Awards ceremony in the digitalization category along with the other finalist projects.
February 2022 (online):
MICADO was represented at the European Summit of Cities and Regions virtual fair from February 18th to March 18th 2022: https://marseille.euconf.eu/
February 2022 (Bologna):
The team in Bologna organised a meeting on 17 February with managers of the Bologna Municipality, ASP and local technical team to define the terms and modalities of the integration of the MICADO solution on the Bologna Municipality Welfare App.
March 2022 (Brussels):
MICADO was represented at the Joint Policy Roundtable titled „Co-designing an inclusive Europe 2022. Challenging narratives – modifying practices – influencing policies“. With 30 people on-site and over 250 online registered participants, the Inclusive Europe 2022 policy roundtable on migration in and to the EU, took place on March 1st 2022 in the Norwegian House of Research and Innovation in Brussels. At the meeting, representatives of both the European Commission and the European Parliament took part, as well as researchers and stakeholders from 10 different H2020 European projects on migration and integration. During the two break-out sessions on (i) economic, social, and legal factors of inclusion and (ii) migration narratives in cultural spaces, each of the 10 involved research projects presented their main findings and policy recommendations on social cohesion, inclusion, representation, and protection practices. For MICADO, Carla De Tona from the UNIBO team presented her contribution on “Remediating Migration Divides Through Digital Services: what inclusion is possible?”.
April 2022 (Madrid):
In the beginning of April, a meeting was held with the General Director of Social Services and Social Innovation of Madrid to discuss the possibility of including MICADO in a project on the unique social history of the citizens of the Community of Madrid, an EU-funded project of great importance for the regional government.
April 2022 (Hamburg):
The Hamburg team organised a workshop titled “Code to arrive well” in late April 2022 as part of the official program of the “Week of Europe” of the City of Hamburg. The aim of the workshop was to receive feedback on the user experience of the latest version of the Hamburg MICADO application by discussing a series of pre-defined challenges. The workshop was held at a community centre and accompanied by snacks and drinks.
May 2022 (Hamburg):
On the 6th of May 2022, a LESC Meeting was held in Hamburg. The MICADO team presented the project’s development and main outcomes and exchanged ideas on future uptake of the solution with all involved stakeholders.
June 2022 (Brussels):
On the 2nd of June, the MICADO project will be presented at Hamburg’s Representation Office in Brussels, the Hanse Office. This event addresses political representatives of European cities as well as representatives from the European Commission. Beyond a presentation of the MICADO solution in tackling migration issues, we aim to discuss the challenges of adoption of products developed in European projects. Stay tuned for more information!
June 2022 (Bologna):
The local project team in Bologna will hold a LESC and community meeting to present the results of the MICADO project and support the stakeholders’ continuing engagement for future uptake.
June 2022 (Antwerp):
The Antwerp team is organising the last LESC on the 14th of June. During this LESC meeting, the team will zoom in on the results of the public pilot phase & what the local uptake achieved at that time with all attendees. We will brainstorm on possible lessons learnt and what could be done better in the future. We will also thank the LESC members for their support & participation throughout the project.