MadCityHappening – event by urban planners for urban planners an the like.
It’s not a conference, it’s a happening – alive and kicking way to think about future of cities. and do some real action. short video from last year https://www.facebook.com/MadCityRiga/ , web page www.madcity.lv , Here are some insights from last year (http://straume.lmt.lv/lv/video-saraksts/mad-city).
This year, its all about "Money and The City", like:
invisible money - the hidden benefits of public space, biking, sharing and walking
new types of financing and how they will (?) change our cities by crowdfunding, blokchain, building cooperatives
payment as an instrument - big, small & beautiful - 10 true stories about city-money relations
city as a flat rate – MAAS, Chineese bikes and other Netfilxes
how to spend it? participatory budgeting, investment mapping and big data.
The dates? 31/05-01/06.