Programme 2017

Programme overview – Tuesday, October 24, 2017: (PDF version)

09:00-10:00  Registration and coffee Plenary
10:00-12:00 Opening Session
“Social Innovation from a global perspective”
10:00-10:30 Welcome and Key Addresses Plenary
  • Monica MENAPACE, Project and policy officer, Unit B6 (Open and Inclusive Societies), DG Research and Innovation
  • Antonius SCHRÖDERSI-DRIVE, TU Dortmund University and Armelle LEDAN, SIC, AEIDL
10:30-11:30 Keynotes Plenary
  • Jürgen HOWALDT (TU Dortmund University) “Social Innovation – Research and Policy of the Future” – Results from the SI-DRIVE Project
  • Frances WESTLEY (WISIR) Social Innovation and Resilient societies
11:30-12:00 Panel Discussion with the Key Note Speakers  Plenary
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-15:00 Parallel Policy Sessions Workshop rooms
15:00-15:30 Coffee break  
15:30-18:00 Plenary Session and Discussion: 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 (TIDES) Strategies for Scaling Social Innovation
  • Julia WITTMAYER (DRIFT) The role of Social Innovation in Processes of Transition – Results from the Transit Project
  • Nadia VON JACOBI (SBS, University of Oxford) Creating Economic Space for Social Innovation
19:00 Dinner

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
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-13:00 Policy Debate: Contours of a Social Innovation Policy Plenary
  • Basudeb CHAUDHURI, EC, DG Research & Innovation
  • Nora MILOTAY, European Parliament
  • Stefan KUHLMANN, Twente
  • Juan-Luis KLEIN, CRISES

Moderator: Antonius SCHRÖDER, TU Dortmund University

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

Workshop rooms
17:00-17:30  Farewell