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Wednesday, November 1 • 09:30 - 13:00
Changing the focus

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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]           
Changing the focus:

From zooming in to the problem definition to an exploration of existing assets and dynamics with participation of the Finish Government’s Experimentation Unit, InWithForward, FieldReady, Poverty Stoplight, Civic Innovation lab Abuja, Moldova’s State Chancellory Lab (MiLab) 
 
  

Moderators
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Bas Leurs

Head of Learning Experience Design, Nesta
Bas is Head of Learning Experience Design in the Innovation Skills team. His role is to ensure that Nesta’s learning experiences – whether online or face-to-face – are high quality, impactful, and fun!  Before joining Nesta, Bas spent over a decade as a lecturer, programme leader and researcher for the Multimedia Design course at Rotterdam Un... Read More →
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Giulio Quaggiotto

Advisor, Innovation, Prime Minister's Office, UAE
Giulio was a Senior Programme Manager in the Innovation Skills team, responsible for advising international development and public sector organisations on the implementation of their innovation strategies. He is currently based in Dubai, working with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation.  Prior to joining Nesta, Giulio managed the J... Read More →

Speakers
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Martin Burt

Poverty StopLight
Dr. Martin Burt is founder (1985) and CEO of Fundacion Paraguaya, a 32-year old non-profit organization devoted to the promotion of entrepreneurship and economic self-reliance to eliminate poverty around the world. He is a pioneer in applying microfinance, microfranchise, youth entrepreneurship... Read More →
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Dan Butler

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning lead, Field Ready
Dan Butler is Field Ready's Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning lead. His professional background spans both the fields of technology and social policy.  He started his career as an advocate for children in care and young people experiencing homelessness, working for charities and... Read More →
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Carlos Mataix

Director, Technical Uni, Madrid (Spanish Development Cooperation)
Carlos Mataix is an Associate Professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. He directs the Centre for Innovation in Technology for Human Development at the same university (itdUPM). The itdUPM is an interdisciplinary centre, which... Read More →
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Vinod Rajasekaran

Fellow, Social Innovation Generation
Vinod is a specialist in innovation, strategy, and future-proofing with 10+ years experience in leading teams and developing platforms, products and experiments in philanthropic, not-for-profit, private, and cross-sector contexts. Trained as an aerospace engineer, with demonstrated... Read More →


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

Attendees (5)