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Wednesday, November 1 • 09:30 - 13:00
Redefining evidence

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Three sessions will explore in parallel new strategies for building movements.  Participants will have a choice of 2 out of 3 sessions (2x 90 min rotations) 

[The sessions will provide in depth view of strategies innovation players employ to influence policy discourse and tackle ‘sticky’ development issues mindful of some of the key drivers explored in the first session of Day 1 - strategies that point out how innovation players rethink entry points for their interventions to maximize the likelihood of success; rethink various sources of evidence in order to mobilize all partners with a stake in the issue; and reframe the focus toward targeting and leveraging assets as opposed to needs alone]           
Redefining evidence:

From linear narratives to speculative design (imagination) and a focus on ‘thick data’ with participation of Twiga, SolarCoin, Peta  Jakarta, Georgian Policy Innovation Lab, 00 Studios
 
  

Moderators
avatar for Milica Begovic

Milica Begovic

Team Leader, Knowledge and Innovation, UNDP Regional Hub - Istanbul
Milica (Millie) Begovic is working on social innovation for development in UNDP Europe and Central Asia, exploring micronarratives and data for development, including for conflict prevention and many other extraordinary topics.  Milica works with teams (UNDP and national/local... Read More →
avatar for Jesper Christiansen

Jesper Christiansen

Head of Strategy and Development, Nesta
A public innovation thinker and practitioner. His work focuses on how to deal most effectively with public problems in order to most effectively pursue the common good – in particular through better ecosystems for research and development.Jesper is a Senior Programme Manager in... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for George Hodge

George Hodge

Trade Portfolio Lead, UN Global Pulse
George Hodge is passionate about public service and has spent much of his career tussling with the question of how to improve the programmes and services delivered by bureaucracies. He is the Trade Portfolio Lead at Pulse Lab Jakarta, a data innovation lab jointly established by the... Read More →
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Tomas Holderness

PetaBencana.id (Urban Risk Lab, MIT)
Dr. Tomas Holderness is a research scientist at the MIT Urban Risk Lab where he develops new architectures for geospatial data collection, integration and analysis applied to the resilience of cities to extreme weather events. He is the technical lead for PetaBencana.id, a platform... Read More →
avatar for Sarah Schulman

Sarah Schulman

Founder and Social Impact Lead, InWithForward
Sarah is a Founder of InWithForward, and its Social Impact Lead. As a sociologist, Sarah is fascinated by what makes individuals, families, and policymakers tick. She’s worked with federal, regional, and local governments in 6 countries to shift how policies are made and measured... Read More →



Wednesday November 1, 2017 09:30 - 13:00
Asia Venue, Lobby floor Marriott Hotel Sisli

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