CSW Summit Arctic Circle 2017

Luleå 15-16 March | Vuollerim 16-19 March

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Travel to the Arctic Circle with Crowdsourcing Week in the exotic remoteness of Swedish Lapland. Discover new solutions for growth and sustainability through the CSW Summit program, focused on local crowd movements and innovative business for the common good. The summit will combine speaker keynotes with live-case studies and workshops, connecting you with the latest ideas and best practices in crowdsourcing and crowd innovation globally. Participants will explore, share and deepen their understanding across crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, impact investment, sharing economy and neighborhood economics. CSW Summit Arctic Circle takes place in partnership with Lapland Vuollerim Welcomes You.

Who Should Attend?

Business and community changemakers
Economists
Intrapreneurs
Government and community planners
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Researchers
Local capital and digital currency innovators
Corporate teams
Civic Innovators

Speakers

Our speakers are open Internet pioneers, enterprise leaders, and disruptive innovators who understand the fundamental shift towards the new crowd economy.

Albin Ponnert
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Bert-Ola Bergstrand

Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn
Emmi Kaipio
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Epi Ludvik Nekaj

Erik Vesterlund

Erik Vesterlund

More speakers confirmed for CSW Arctic Circle Summit in March

Eva-Lena Skalstad

Gabriella Lönngren

Gabriella Lönngren

Hanna Wallo

Hanna Wallo

Inger Pedersen
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Karin Eksvärd

Karin Eksvärd

Leke Zherka

Lekë Zherka

Lewis Horne
Matz Engman
Niklas Nordstrom
Per Clingweld

Per Clingweld

Samar Singla

Samar Singla

Sofie Skalstad
Svante Axelsson

Svante Axelsson

Thomas Norrby
Tim Linhart
Victoria Bengtsson

Agenda

Luleå, 15-16 March

Learn from a variety of summit sessions including keynotes, master classes, and interactive breakouts in Luleå.

Venue: Stadshuset
Rådstugatan 11, 972 38 Luleå

Vuollerim, 16-17 March

Conference sessions continue in Vuollerim, a village where there are several living examples of community crowdsourced businesses.

Venue: Hotel Vuollerim Gästgiveriet, Bodenvägen 9, 960 30 Vuollerim

Arctic Expedition, 18-19 March

Continue deepening conversations and learning together with arctic lifestyle experiences.

Venue: Hotel Vuollerim Gästgiveriet, Bodenvägen 9, 960 30 Vuollerim

DAY 1 – MARCH 15: INNOVATION & ENERGY

11:00am | Registration

12:00pm | Buffet lunch

1:00pm | Why Crowdsourcing Week in Arctic Circle?
Niklas Nordström, Mayor of Luleå

1:15pm | Global Pulse of Crowdsourcing. Are You Ready for the Second Wave?
Epi Ludvik Nekaj, Singapore, Founder and CEO of Crowdsourcing Week

1:55pm | Cross industrial innovation through crowdsourcing
Emmi Kaipio – CEO of Nordic Innovation Accelerator 

2:15pm | Green business opportunities in northern Sweden – community shares,
equity crowdfunding or venture capital
Inger E Pedersen, Project manager and business advisor Energikontor Norr

2:30pm | Coffee Break & Networking

3:40pm | Job Creation and Sustainable Growth – (Break Out Session – Co-Creation of a White Paper)
Thomas Norrby, Principle Extension Specialist at the Division of Rural Development

4:40pm | PANEL: Crowdsourcing for Smart City and Region Development

5:10pm | Closing Remarks
Epi Ludvik Nekaj

5:15pm | Ice makerspace for Ice Concert Instruments (Outdoors)
Tim Linnhart – Innovator & Creator of Ice Music

6:15pm | Dinner
Presentation of Ice Music
Tim Linnhart – Innovator & Creator of Ice Music

 

DAY 2 – MARCH 16: INNOVATION & ENERGY

8:30am | Coffee & Registration

9am | Opening, highlights of yesterday’s outcomes and introducing today’s programme
Epi Ludvik Nekaj

9:20am | Introduction by Matz Engman and Luleå Näringliv. Fire chat Matz and Lewis
Electric car Start-Up Uniti Sweden AB exceeded their equity-crowdfunding campaign target after 36 hours
Lewis Horne, Founder of UNITI

10:10am | Lessons learned from crowdfunding campaign?
Hanna Wallo, Co-founder Wyilda af Norden, Haparanda

10:30am | Coffee Break

10:40am | Opportunities and Challenges of Crowdsourcing for Smart Regions
Birgitta Bergvall – Kåreborn & Anna Ståhlbröst, Luleå University of Technology (LTU)

11:00am | PANEL: Second Wave of Crowd Economy is Here – Are We Ready?
Bert-Ola Bergstrand, Niklas Nordström, Tomas Norrby,
Epi Ludvik, Lotta Grönning (TBC), Lewis Horne

11:30am | Lunch

12:45pm | Departure by bus to Vuollerim from Luleå
Welcome remarks in the bus by Vuollerim team (Colab Session)

DAY 2 – MARCH 16: SHARING ECONOMY, ENTREPRENEURSHIP & JOB CREATION

2:45pm | Arrival in Vuollerim village
Outdoor energy booster. Introduction to the Village Vuollerim

4:45pm | Check in Hotel Vuollerim Gästgiveriet, a crowdsourced hotel with 152 owners
Hot drinks and networking

6pm | House-jumping dinner
A local tradition

 

DAY 3 – MARCH 17: JOB CREATION & RURAL DEVELOPMENT

8:30am | Coffee & Registration

9am | Crowdsourcing, the sharing economy and job creation in rural areas
Epi Ludvik Nekaj, Singapore, Founder and CEO of Crowdsourcing Week

9:35 am | How Can A Makerspace Help Discover Your Talents & Future Skills?
Lekë Zherka, CEO of BONEVET Makerspace, Kosovo

10:10 am | Not Excluded But Exclusive – Migration and integration – Refugee App
Per Clingweld, Chief Marketing Officer of Just Arrived

10:35am | Coffee Break

10:55am | How much can a Village do with its own resources. And how can you run a crowd-based hotel with 152 co-owners?
Eva-Lena Skalstad and Louise K Larsson

11:20am | Focusing on Common Good Development and Entrepreneurship
When we look at the wrong place for success. Success factors for common good collaboration and development
Karin Eksvärd and Gabriella Lönngren, Common Good Academy

12pm | Lunch

1pm | Changemakers Room: CSW Livestream Session: selected practical examples for cities and rural areas
– Smarta Kartan, Smart Map, Sharing Economy, Emma Öhrvall – (via ZOOM)
Wyilda af Norden, Hanna Wallo
– Young artist challenge the urban norm, Sofie Skalstad
– The Food Print Lab, Victoria Bengtsson
– Local Food Nodes, Albin Ponnert (via ZOOM)
– Belly boat – A marine Craft usable for all, Erik Vesterlund

2pm | COLAB SESSION: Job Creation and Sustainable Growth
Thomas Norrby, Principle Extension Specialist at the Division of Rural Development

3:45pm | Coffee Break

4pm | PANEL: Digging into the future Expectation of Change – Where Do We Go from Here?

4:30pm | Closing Remarks

DAY 4 – MARCH 18: DEEPENING CONVERSATIONS AND LEARNINGS TOGETHER WITH ARCTIC LIFESTYLE EXPERIENCES

8:30am |  Common Good Academy, Workshop; Keys for common good

11am | Out in the Arctic snow.
Deepening conversations around the open fire out on the ice with coffee and ice fishing
Outdoor lunch

4pm | Sauna

7pm | Tepee dinner and conversations

 

DAY 5 – MARCH 19: OPTIONAL ARCTIC CIRCLE EXPEDITION

9am | Coffee – What’s ahead – closing conversations

11am | Optional: Arctic Circle Experience with outdoor lunch.
To inquire about pricing and to pre-book, contact Eva-Lena at evalena@laplandvuollerim.se. Participants can pick from the following:

  1. A unique possibility to meet forest sami people and their reindeer
  2. Dog sledding
  3. Snowmobiling

4pm | Departure to Luleå Airport

Register now. Space Is Limited!

 

Exchanges

Tickets are non-refundable. To upgrade your existing ticket or transfer your ticket to another name, email hello@crowdsourcingweek.com.

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Learn

Gain practical knowledge from the world’s top crowd practitioners, platforms & experts.

Disrupt

Get valuable insights on the growth opportunities being driven by the crowd, and what the shift means for your industry.

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Connect

Built-in networking sessions with like-minded peers connect you with Europe’s leading innovators.

Execute

Build a roadmap for using crowdsourcing to accelerate your organization’s goals

Travel Information

Why Luleå and Vuollerim?

Both Luleå and Vuollerim are leaders with good reference in both local and global thinking, from Luleå’s ice culture arena to Facebook’s datacenter investment. Vuollerim, a 800 people rural village with 60 businesses, 40 NGOs and 7 crowd-based companies. Also with a record on sustainability and climate change, the region’s focus on people, planet and innovation make it an excellent host for CSW Summit Arctic Circle.

 

How to Get Here:

Airport: Luleå Airport, just 1 hour flying time from Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
Train station: Luleå or Murjek, overnight train from Stockholm and Gothenburg.

The team at Vuollerim can arrange transfer from either the train station or the airport. Let them know more about your travel plans so we can assist you in the best way.

“I felt like I got a year of learning in just 3 days.”

– CSW ATTENDEE – 2014

“Fascinating talks… on everything from Smart Cities to the Sharing Economy.”

-VIRGIN MEDIA

“An unparalleled ‘knowledge base’ to be transformed by each of us into actionable insights.”

-CSW ATTENDEE – 2015

“Like TED… but specifically for the technology and social space”

-ENTERPRISE INNOVATION

“By listening to practical examples from other organisations I got new ideas for how my organisation can do things better and differently.”

-CSW ATTENDEE – 2015

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