The Social Innovation Brokers Project (Project Nr. EOG/21/K3/W/0042) benefits from 181.060 € grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Grants, from 01.02.2022 to 31.01.2024.

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Social Innovation Brokers

Social Innovation Conference 2023

In March 2023, we organized an international conference, which took place in Krakow, Poland. During the conference, speakers from around the Europe  discussed the role and importance of social innovations, locally and globally. We also addressed the practical aspects of implementing social innovations as well as present good practice examples from Poland and Europe.

When?March 29-30, 2023
Where?Krakow Technology Park, ul. Podwale 60
225 participants from around Europe (live and through web streaming)

Social Innovation Brokers

Video from the “Social Innovation Brokers” conference

Krakow technology Park, Podwale 90, Kraków

March 29-30, 2023

OUR SPEAKERS – MORE VIDEOS

17 Sustainable Development Goals – Nyonga Rugumayo Amundsen

Virtual reality as a remedy for anxiety – Kamila Grzegorzewicz

Cooperation of non-governmental organizations – Jakub Jasiczak

Diversity and multiculturalism in social businesses – Diana Lapkis 

Designing for Social Innovation – Importance of Empathy – Bill Nicholl

Women in Innovation – intro to the panel discussion – Heather McLaughlin

 

Aims of the Conference

– Discuss the role of social innovations – locally and globally
– Address the practical aspects of social innovations (their design, implementation, and dissemination)
– Present the results of the Social Innovation Brokers Project
– Present successful social innovation projects from Poland and Europe
The conclusions will be published in a post-conference report.

When? March 29-30, 2023

Where? Krakow Technology Park, Krakow, Poland ( https://goo.gl/maps/DBpEnjhoHMMP4HAB6 )

How many participants? 225 participants from Europe (live and through web streaming)

 

Day One – 29.03.2023  

1x lunch + 2 x coffee break

12:00 – 13:00 Registration & Lunch
13:00 – 13:20 Welcome & Opening of the Conference 
13:20 – 13:40 

Foundation & ECWT Presentation of the Project’s Partners : Linking Foundation and ECWT

13:40 – 13:50 Social Innovation Brokers Project 
13:50 – 14:30

Keynote: Designing for Social Innovation – Importance of Empathy – Bill Nicholl (Cambridge University)

14:30 – 14:50 Coffee break and networking
14:50 – 15:50 Panel Discussion I – Innovation and Technology
15:50 – 16:10 Keynote: Integration as an opportunity – Agnieszka Ścigaj (Minister of Labor and Social Policy)
16:10 – 16:35

Cooperation of non-governmental organizations, local administration and universities in creating social innovations – untapped potential – Jakub Jasiczak

16:35 – 16:55 Coffee break and networking
16:55 – 17:55 Discussion panel II – How art and culture can serve as a tool for introducing social changes
17:55 – 18:00 Day I recap
20:00 – 22:00

IntegrART: Concert of etno music (Armenian, Georgian, Jewish and Persian music and networking)
Venue: SCKM: Wietora street, 13, https://goo.gl/maps/VGXAPTW8tDhzHXgS9

 

Day Two – 30.03 

1x lunch + 1 x coffee break

9:30 – 10:00 Coffee break and networking
10:00 – 10:15 Warm-up Activity 
10:15 – 10:45 Keynote – dr Edna & Yossi Pasher
10:45 – 11:45 Panel Discussion III – Women in Innovation 
11:45 – 12:10 Diversity and multiculturalism in social businesses Diana Lapkis 

12:10 – 12:20

 

Employment of people with disabilities and the use of modern technologies – Dariusz Niemiec  
12:20 – 12:40  Social integration of migrants from Ukraine – Khrystyna Potapenko 
12:40 – 13:05 Social Shareholding as an element of strategic advantage for the SME sector in the global corporate marketplace  – Paweł Nykiel
13:05 – 13:10 Case Study – Caritas of the Diocese of Zielona Góra and Gorzów
13:10 –  14:00  Lunch
14:00 – 14:10 Case Study – Foundation of Active People and Places
14:10 – 14:20 Case Study – Nature & Health Foundation
14:20 – 14:35 Virtual reality as a remedy for anxiety: Innovations in polish hospitals – K.I.D.S. Foundation
14:35 – 15:35 Workshop – 17 Sustainable Development Goals – Nyonga Rugumayo Amundsen
15:35 – 15:45 Summarizing Thoughts and Looking Forward – Action Plan for the Future

 

More information about the agenda https://socialinnovationbrokers.eu/conference/