The Informed Cities Forum (ICF) is a conference-like format initiated by the Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) and takes places every year in a different European city. The fifth ICF will take place on June 16th and 17th in Dresden, Germany.
Which way to the future? This was the question asked by the 4th Informed Cities Forum that was held in Rotterdam from 26th-27th of March. 164 participants from 22 European countries went on an exposure therapy between civil servants, scientists and active citizens.
Since January 1st of 2015 there is a new Makerspace in Dresden West. Various local initiatives, artists and creatives put a new, shared vision into practise: The Rosenwerk. The opening is scheduled for the second weekend of May.
On the 6th of February representatives from the community gardens in the city came together for a meeting of the Gartennetzwerk Dresden to exchange news and to make plans for the new season of 2015 .