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ESSI Conference 2019: Social Innovation and Socio-Digital Transformation

Location: Dortmund
Event Date: 28 — 29 October 2019

SIX is a supporting partner in this year's ESSI Conference, Social Innovation and Digital/Societal Transformation - Towards a Comprehensive Innovation Policy, which will take place on 28-29 October, 2019. This key event on social innovation is hosted by the European School of Social Innovation (ESSI)TU Dortmund University (Social Research Centre sfs) and DASA Working World Exhibition. Representatives of scientific concepts, policy approaches and outstanding initiatives of social innovation will join. The conference will bring together the leading experts in social innovation research. Questions to be discussed include:

  • the role of social innovation in societal and digital transformation,
  • the relationship between social innovation and technological innovation,
  • the state-of-the-art of conceptualising and doing social innovation on a global scale,
  • an international comparison of social innovation practices, policies and research.

Supported by:

  • IAT, Institute for Work and Technology
  • NCP, German National Contact Point Society
  • Net4Society, the international network of National Contact Points (NCPs) for the Societal Challenge 6 (SC6) in Horizon 2020
  • SIX, Social Innovation Exchange
  • ZSI, Centre for Social Innovation

Conference Venue:
DASA Working World Exhibition
Friedrich-Henkel-Weg 1-25
D-44149 Dortmund

Register for the event here.