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Panel discussion: The most needed social innovations of the 21st century

The most needed social innovations of the 21st century

The ZSI is organising a pannel discussion on “The most needed social innovations of the 21st century” together with the faculty of social sciences at the Vienna University on Monday, 30th of Novermber, 2009, 18:00 – 20:00.

High representatives of organisations dealing with social innovations from various continents will discuss the development, support and diffusion of social innovations.

The event is part of the European year of creativity and innovation. For more information on the event click here.

[via Technology and Knowledge Unit]

Sebastian Fiedler
This public panel discussion will take place in English. The following scholars have confirmed their participation:

Dekan Univ.-Prof Dr. Rudolf Richter, Universität Wien (Intro)

Brenton Caffin, The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI), Adelaide

Kriss Deiglmeier, Center for Social innovation (CSI), Stanford University, Graduate School of Business

Hans-Werner Franz, TU Dortmund – professor for Social Innovation

Josef Hochgerner, ZSI – Zentrum für Soziale Innovation, Vienna

Louise Pulford, Young Foundation (coordinator of the SIX/Social Innovation Exchange)

Tonya Surman, Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), Toronto
Diogo Vasconcelos, CISCO und member of the Barroso workgroup on Social Innovation

[Sebastian Fiedler]