Six Chair Diogo Vasconcelos- SIX and the City Summer School

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Six Chair Diogo Vasconcelos- SIX and the City Summer School

  1. 1. Singapore, 15-16thSeptember 2010<br />SIX in the CitySummer School<br />Oppening Remarks<br />Diogo Vasconcelos<br />
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  4. 4. Txikitos<br />Pintxos<br />Zuritos<br />POTEO!<br />
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  6. 6. <ul><li>Recovery Through Innovation
  7. 7. Urban innovation and cities</li></ul>- Social Innovation Policy in Europe<br /><ul><li>Innovation in an ageing society
  8. 8. Design and Social Innovation
  9. 9. Social Investment and Social Enterprise </li></li></ul><li> Recovery Through Innovation<br />
  10. 10. - 130 Participants<br />- From 23 countries: New Zealand, Australia, South Korea, China, Latvia, Portugal, Italy, UK, USA, Brazil and many more<br />
  11. 11. The conversations were dazzling… <br />truly the highlight were the people. <br />Tonya Surmanhttp://socialinnovation.ca/blog/meeting-of-social-innovation-minds-lisbon<br />
  12. 12. « Un belle aperçu du dynamisme et de la profusion d’idées qui règne dans ce secteur » Stéphane Vincent http://la27eregion.fr<br />
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  15. 15. <ul><li> 80 Participants
  16. 16. From 17 countries:Japan, Australia, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Belgium, Canada, USA and many more..</li></li></ul><li>“This globalnetwork [SIX] might be able to really influenceand enable new solutionsto some of the worlds most challenging problems.”<br />http://socialinnovation.ca/blog/meeting-of-social-innovation-minds-lisbon<br />
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  18. 18. Making a Difference also on Policy Making<br />
  19. 19. This is European Social Innovation : <br />A call for inspiring stories<br />
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  21. 21. “More than ever before, cities are home to humanity’s great expectations…<br />…they are also home to increasing social disparities, poverty, pollution, waste, and environmental problems.”<br />
  22. 22. Big cities getting bigger; 100new cities with one million residents by 2025<br />Village economies transitioning from agriculture-based to industry-based<br />Trillions of dollars in stimulus packages worldwide for infrastructure<br />50% of world population urban by 2008, 60% by 2030<br />500M people urbanized in the next five years<br />A World in Transition…<br />Source: Connecting Cities: Achieving Sustainability Through Innovation Nicola Villa and Wolfgang Wagener, Cisco IBSG<br />
  23. 23. “The losers launched websites. The winners launched vibrant communities. <br />The losers built walled gardens. The winners built public squares. <br />The losers innovated internally. The winners innovated with their users.”<br />(Tapscott & Williams – ‘How Mass Communication Changes Everything’).<br />
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  25. 25. “What is needed is not new or adapted instruments for knowledge transfer, but something quite different: the spaces in which interactions can take place” <br />(Geoffrey Crossick, A lecture to the Royal Society of Arts).<br />We Need Spaces Where Interactions Take Place<br />
  26. 26. We Need to Gather Evidence and Tell the Story<br />
  27. 27. And We Need to Educate the Decision Makers<br />
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  29. 29. That Means Learning from the World<br />
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  36. 36. Tell Us Your Story<br />
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  38. 38. “We are what we share”<br />
  39. 39. SIX is a Journey Driven by YOU<br />
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  41. 41. ‘SIX and the City’<br />2010 Summer School<br />Hosted by the Lien Centre for Social Innovation, Singapore<br />15 – 17 September 2010<br />

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