Programme 2017

Programme overview – Tuesday, October 24, 2017:

09:00-10:00  Registration and coffee Plenary
10:00-11:30 Opening Session
“Social Innovation from a global perspective”
10:00-10:30 Welcome and Key Addresses Plenary
  • Carlos MOEDAS, Commissioner: Research, Science and Innovation (tbc)
  • Antonius SCHRÖDERSI-DRIVE and NN, Social Innovation Community (SIC)
10:30-11:30 Keynotes Plenary
  • Jürgen HOWALDT (SI-DRIVE) “Social Innovation – Research and Policy of the Future” – Results from the SI-DRIVE Project
  • Frances WESTLEY (WISIR) Social Innovation and Resilient societies
11:30-12:30 Panel Discussion with the Key Note Speakers  Plenary
13:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 Parallel Policy Sessions Workshop rooms
15:30-16:00 Coffee break  
16:00-18:00 Plenary Session: Increasing the Impact of Social Innovation Plenary
  • Josef HOCHGERNER (ZSI) Social Innovation and Social Change – How to increase the impact of Social Innovation
  • Kriss DEIGLMEIER (USA) Strategies for Scaling Social Innovation
  • Flor AVELINO (DRIFT) The role of Social Innovation in Processes of Transition – Results from the Transit Project
19:00 Dinner
Cultural Event

Programme overview – Wednesday, October 25, 2017:

09:00-11:00 Plenary Session: Social Innovation Policy Plenary
  • Steven DHONDT (TNO) and Matthias WEBER (AIT): Results of the Policy and Foresight Process
  • Stefan KUHLMANN (Eu-SPRI, University of Twente): New Generation of Innovation Policy
  • Raul ZAMBRANO (UNDP): Social Innovation and the SDG
11:30-13:00 Policy Debate: Contours of a Social Innovation Policy Plenary
  • Monica MENAPACE, EU Representative, DG Innovation,
  • Nora MILOTAY, European Parliament (tbc)
  • Stefan KUHLMANN, Twente
  • Klaus PETERS, ESTEP (tbc)
  • Juan-Luis KLEIN, CRISES (tbc)
  • Antonella NOYA, OECD (tbc)

Moderator: Jürgen HOWALDT

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17:00 Special events (in parallel):

  • The future of Social Innovation in Europe and beyond (Social Innovation Community – SIC)
  • Workplace Innovation (European Workplace Innovation Network – EUWIN)
  • European School of Social Innovation (ESSI)
Workshop rooms
17:00-17:30  Farewell