Conference programme

Opening up to an ERA of Social Innovation, High-Level Conference, 27-28 November 2017 Lisbon, Portugal

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Jointly organised by the European Commission, the Portuguese Government and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

An exhibition presenting social innovation projects and initiatives and offering hands-on demonstrations will run in parallel to the conference.

Monday, 27 November 2017
8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-10:30

Opening ceremony

Grande Auditório
(Audio/video also available in Auditório 2)

  • Isabel Mota, President of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
  • Maria Manuel Leitão Marques, Minister of the Presidency and of Administrative Modernisation, Portugal
  • Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation
  • António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal
  • Video Message from Jean Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission

Launching the first Horizon Prize for Social Innovation

10:30-11:00 Coffee break / Meeting with the press
11:00-13:00

Session New trends in social innovation

Grande Auditório
(Audio/video also available in Auditório 2)

    Speakers
  • Sir Ronald Cohen, Chairman of the Global Social Impact Investment Steering Group
  • Madeleine Clarke, Chair European Venture Philanthropy Association
  • Geoff Mulgan, NESTA
  • Michael Kocher, General-Manager, Aga Khan Foundation
  • Karl H. Richter, Head of Research and Knowledge, UN Social Impact Fund
  • Filippo Addari, PlusValue
  • Josephine Goube, CEO of Techfugees
  • Moderator
  • Christine Ockrent
13:00-14:30 Light lunch
Session
(Grande Auditório)
Side event
(Auditório 2)
Side event
(Sala Congresso 1)
14:30-16:30

Showcase of social innovation projects

    Speakers
  • Wolfgang Burtscher, Deputy Director-General, DG RTD, European Commission
  • Edmundo Martinho, Ombudsman of Santa Casa da Misericórdia
  • Filipe Almeida, President of EMPIS
  • Maria Luisa Ferreira, Head of social at the European Investment Bank Institute
  • Frank Moulaert, Professor and Head of the Planning and Development Unit ASRO, KU Leuven
  • Moderator
  • Katrina Sichel, Journalist

Presentation of projects organised and moderated by Ignite

Workshop Connected Social Innovation

(in collaboration with DG CONNECT)

    Speakers
  • Loretta Anania, DG CONNECT, European Commission
  • Giovanni Allegretti, University of Coimbra
  • Michelangelo Secchi, EU Project EMPATIA
  • Monique Calisti, EU Project CHIC
  • Stavroula Maglavera, EU Project MAZI
  • Mayo Fuster Morell, Open University of Catalunya
  • Mario Calderini, Politecnico Milano
  • Maurizio Teli, Madeira interactive Institute

Workshop Social dynamics and food from the oceans

(in collaboration with JRC/HLG/SAM/SAPEA)

Part 1: Food from the oceans
    Chair
  • Carina Keskitalo, Member of High Level Group of Scientific Advice Mechanism
  • Speakers
  • Gesche Krause, Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
  • Bernhard Friess – Director, DG MARE, European Commission
  • Johannes Kulmpers – Scientific Advice Mechanism, DG RTD, European Commission
  • Catarina Grilo, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
  • Pedro Escudero, Buggypower
16:30-17:00 Coffee break
Opportunity to visit one of the exhibitions of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
17:00-19:00
Session

(Grande Auditório)

Session

(Auditório 2)

Creating impact through social innovation

    Chair
  • Graça Fonseca, State Secretary of Administrative Modernisation of Portugal
  • Speakers
  • Jean David Malo, Director DG RTD, European Commission
  • Marco Gerevini, Representative of Fondazione Cariplo
  • Thibault Danjou, Karuna-Shechen
  • Marta Garcia, Director at Social Finance
  • Catarina Fernandes, Head of Communication, Brand and Corporate Responsibility,SONAE
  • Luís Jerónimo, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
  • Hugo Menino Aguiar, SPEAK
  • Moderator
  • Fernanda Freitas, Journalist

The Next Social Innovation Wave

17:00-18:30
    Chair
  • Peter Dröll, Director DG RTD, European Commission
  • Speakers
  • Maria da Graça Carvalho, DG RTD, European Commission, Former European Parliament Rapporteur of Horizon 2020 and former Minister of Science, Innovation and Higher Education of Portugal
  • Helmut K. Anheier, Centre for Social Investment (CSI), Heidelberg University and President of the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin
  • Alex Nicholls, Said Business School, University of Oxford
  • Antonius Schröder, Technical University of Dortmund
  • Imraan Patel, Deputy Director-General for the South African Department of Science & Technology
  • Moderator
  • Katrina Sichel, Journalist
 
Side event

(Auditório 3)

Side event

(Sala Congresso 1)

Workshop Evidence Informed Social Policy Innovation: Redesigning European welfare systems through ICT-based dynamic modelling

(in collaboration with JRC)

    Chair
  • Antonella Noya, Head of Unit, Social Economy and Innovation, OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Local Development and Tourism
  • Speakers
  • Cristiano Codagnone, State University of Milan and Open University of Catalonia
  • Andrea Roventini, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies of Pisa
  • Riel Miller, Head of Anticipation and Foresight, Social and Human Sciences Sector, UNESCO
  • Brianna Smrke, Ontario Public Service and Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience (WISIR), Canada
  • Philippe Martin, DG RTD, European Commission
  • Moderator
  • Gianluca Misuraca, Joint Research Centre, Seville, European Commission
  • Rapporteur
  • Erika Widegren, Chief Executive, Re-imagine Europe

Workshop Social dynamics and food from the oceans

(in collaboration with JRC/ HLG/SAM/SAPEA)

Part 2 DIY/DIT Algae Farming: Transforming Citizens from Food Consumers into Food Producers
    Facilitated by
  • Pieter van Boheemen, Waag Society
  • Chris Julien, Waag Society
19:00-19:30

Solemn Session

(Grande Auditório)

  • Isabel Mota, President of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
  • Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Republic of Portugal
19:00-20:30

Cocktail

(Exhititon área)

  • 19:30 Concert Orquestra GeraJazz
  • 19:50 Speech of Margarida Pinto Correia – Head of Social Innovation at EDP Foundation
21:00-23:00

Independent Event
(Teatro da Comuna, 5 minutes walking distance)

Co-organised with Montepio Social Tech Demo Evening with social innovation start-ups/projects

 

Tuesday, 28 November 2017
9:00-11:00

Session Social innovation policy in Europe: where next?

(Museu de Arte Moderna)

A participatory workshop hosted by Geoff Mulgan, Nesta and Philippe Martin, DG RTD, European Commission in collaboration with the Social Innovation Community project

    Facilitated by
  • Madeleine Gabriel, Nesta
  • Sophie Reynolds, Nesta
9:00-11:00

Session Social Innovation in Social Services

(Grande Auditório)

    Chair
  • Manuela Geleng Acting Director for Social Affairs, DG EMPL, European Commission
  • Speakers
  • Ana Sofia Antunes, State Secretary for the Inclusion of People with Disabilities of Portugal
  • Hanne Denoo, Representative of the project: MISSION: Mobile Integrated Social Services Increasing Outcomes for people in Need – EaSI project
  • Iveta Baltina, Representative of the project: Vouchers for the provision of flexible child-minders service to workers with non-standard work schedules - EaSI project
  • Leena Pellila, Representative of the project: The home in Finland (Kotona Suomessa) – ESF project
  • Gianluca Misuraca, DG JRC, Seville, European Commission - ICTEnabled Social Innovation (IESI) Project Leader
  • Moderator
  • Alfonso Lara Montero, Policy Director/Deputy CEO, European Social Network
9:00-11:00

Workshop DIY/DIT Care - Caring with Open Source IoT: Peer-to-Peer Practices for Collaborative Upcycling in Care

(Sala Congresso 1)

(in collaboration with JRC)

    Facilitated by
  • Zoe Romano, WeMake
  • Alessandro Contini, WeMake
11:00-11:30 Coffee break

(Grande Auditório)

(Auditório 2)

(Auditório 3)

11:30-13:00

Social innovation and the skills for the future

    Chair
  • Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands
  • Speakers
  • Mirjam Schöning, Head of Programme, Learning through Play in Early Childhood, The LEGO Foundation
  • Ibrahim Ouassari, Molengeek project
  • Domingos Guimarães, CEO of Academia de Código
  • Ruxandra Creosteanu Co-founder of Babele
  • Rui Marques, IPAV-Instituto Padre António Vieira
  • Moderator
  • Katrina Sichel, Journalist

Innovation LABS in the social and public sector

    Chair
  • Ruby Gropas, EPSC, European Commission
  • Speakers
  • Madeleine Gabriel, Nesta
  • António Miguel - Laboratorio de Investimento Social - Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
  • Milica Begovic Radojevic - UNDP
  • Christine van den Horn - Waag Society
  • Michela Magas, Music Tech Fest, 2017 EU Woman Innovator of the Year
  • Xavier Troussard, EU Policy Lab, DG JRC, European Commission
  • Moderator
  • Jacki Davis, Journalist

Social innovation and the care society

    Chair
  • Ria Oomen-Ruijten, member of the Senate of The Netherlands
  • Speakers
  • Bette Jacobs, Professor at Georgetown University
  • Bénédicte Defontaines, Founder and Director of the Mémoire Alois network
  • Pedro Oliveira, Patient Innovation
  • Raquel Castro, Social Policy Senior Manager, Representative of the EaSI project: INNOV-CARE - Innovative Patient-Centred Approach for Social Care Provision to Complex Conditions (2015-2018)
  • Moderator
  • Alison Hunter, EU policy analyst

(Sala Congresso 1)

(Sala Congresso 2)

11:30-13:00

Workshop DIY/DIT Sensing - Making Sense: Participatory Experiments from Co-Design to Environmental Crowdsensing

(in collaboration with EC JRC)

    Facilitated by
  • Mara Balestrini, FabLab Barcelona
  • Gui Seiz, FabLab Barcelona

Launching a 5M€ Prize on Blockchains for Social Good

(in collaboration with European Innovation Council and DG Connect)

    Facilitated by
  • Fabrizio Sestini, DG CONNECT, European Commission
 
13:00-14:30 Light lunch
14:30-15:15

Social and Proximity
"Social innovation as a new tool for addressing societal challenges"

(Grande Auditório)

    Speakers
  • Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris
  • Fernando Medina, Mayor of Lisbon
  • Moderator
  • Jackie Davis, Journalist
15:15-16:15

Patient Innovation Award Ceremony

(Grande Auditório)
(Audio/video also available in Auditório 2)

    Opening remarks
  • Pedro Oliveira and Helena Canhão, Project Leaders, Patient Innovation
  • Awards to be delivered by
  • Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation
  • Isabel Mota, President of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
  • Manuel Heitor, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education
  • Sir Richard Roberts (Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine), Chief Scientific Officer, New England Biolabs, Member of the Advisory Board of Patient innovation
  • Closing remarks
  • Manuel Heitor, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education de Portugal
16:15-17:00

Social innovation and the future of Europe

(Grande Auditório)

    Chair
  • José Silva Peneda, Special Advisor of Commissioner Moedas, former Minister of Social Affairs of Portugal
  • Speakers
  • Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
  • Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation
  • José António Vieira da Silva, Minister of Solidarity, Employment and Social Security

 

Projects organised and moderated by Ignite

  • Le Rendez-Vous des Droits, Laura Castell
  • Generator Innowacji. Sieci Wsparcia, Katarzyna Wala and Marta Białek-Graczyk, ESF project
  • Projects for social services and rural areas in Lower Saxony, Germany, Thomas Uhlen, ESF project
  • BLITAB, Kristina Tsvetanova, (Rising Innovator 2017 EU Prize for Women Innovator)
  • Progetto Quid, Giulia Houston, Responsible for International Relations and Development
  • Marta Figueiredo, project Cozinha com Alma, Winner of the Social Innovation Shaker Competition
  • TRANSIT, Adina Dumitru
  • Girl Move, Ana Avillez
  • Color Add, Miguel Neiva
  • Ekui Cards, Celmira Macedo
  • Vencer Autismo, Joe Santos

 

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