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Invitation 21 22 march incubation workshop

  1. 1. Personal Invitation to a Workshop: “How do we incubate social innovation in Europe?” Join us at this Social Innovation Europe network event where thought and practice leaders in social innovation and business incubation will share their experiences of growing social enterprising and its impact in Europe 21-22 March 2012 in BrusselsThis workshop is convened by the European We are opting for a highly participatory format whichCommission (DGs Enterprise and Industry, and will allow us all to engage together in creative dialogueRegional Policy in cooperation with the Young and bring innovative thinking to the table. We will workFoundation). It brings together both thought and in an environment that will invite and support peoplepractice leaders in social innovation and business to come together and engage in meaningfulincubation from across Europe in order to move this conversation about what is important to you,field forward and address crucial needs in Europe at discovering new insights, collective wisdom and action.this time. A range of conversational methodologies will be usedYou are personally invited to this meeting because you so that you may participate, offering just enoughare active in social innovation and/or business structure without prescribing the outcome. Theseincubation, and you can make an important methodologies will inspire people to share what hascontribution in scaling up this work for greater impact been successful, identify new potential and shape thisand job creation as part of the EU’s Vision 2020. into action.OUR PROGRAMME REGISTRATIONWednesday 21 March Please register at Welcome, Purpose and Framing the Day policies/innovation/policy/social-innovation/14:20 Introductions: connecting to each other index_en.htm before March 1st.15:10 Identifying Incubation Good Practices16:00 Break The workshop will take place at The Hub Brussels, 3716:20 The Landscape as we see it Rue du Prince Royal, 1050 Brussels (Ixelles). Please see17:45 Interaction & drinks venue details here: 22 March 9:30 Welcome, Framing the Day The workshop opens at 14.00 on Wednesday 21 March10:00 Stepping into Possibility: the longer term view and closes at 16.00 on Thursday 22 March. This is an13:00 Lunch informal gathering and so we invite you to dress14:00 Levers for Change: identifying actions needed informally. Transport and accommodation15:30 Check-out and Closing Reflection arrangements are your own. For more details, please16:00 Departures contact Henriette van Eijl, Henriette.VAN-Please note: English will be the working language and no or Xavier Le Mounier, Xavier.LE-translation will be provided.