In exactly 12 weeks, Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015 will commence in Brussels, Belgium – Europe’s hotbed for ideas, policy and innovation. The week-long event will turn Brussels into the meeting place for crowdsourcing’s top influencers, practitioners, thought-leaders, and entrepreneurs who will gather to discuss the future of Europe — from the perspective of crowd finance, collaborative innovation, smart cities, participatory government and more.
The detailed agenda is taking shape and we look forward to unveiling all sessions in the coming days. The 5-day European conference will cover cross-disciplinary learning, from a wide range of public and private sectors, comprising talks, panel discussions, and interactive breakouts, designed for maximum engagement, impact, and learning.
Take a look at this snapshot of the week:
Oct 19 | CSW Europe 2015 Opening Night
The week opens with a festive gala where you can forge connections with some of the crowdsourcing’s brightest minds while enjoying tasty beverages and hors d’oeuvres. The event is open to Full Access Pass holders, speakers and special invitees.
Oct 20 | Accelerate Europe: Collaborative Finance & Innovation // Crowdfunding • P2P models • Cryptocurrencies • Crowd Innovation
Oct 21 | Evolve Europe: Smart Cities and Mobility // Crowd Innovation for Smart Growth • Collaborative Business Models • Future of Mobility
Oct 22 | Sustainable Europe: Collaborative Approaches for Governance // Collective & Collaborative Governance • New Models for Energy Security & Transition
Oct 23 | European Forum for Entrepreneurial Finance + Crowdfunding Workshop
This invite-only forum aims at stimulating European entrepreneurship and investment in European SMEs and facilitating cross-border financing and growth initiatives from across Europe. The European Forum for Entrepreneurial Finance will be organised alongside a large open 2500 m² fair. Broad stakeholders and entrepreneurs will present their business with stands, workshops, reverse pitching, speed-dating and networking spaces. Major networks across all EU member states will showcase their successful initiatives and relevant programmes facilitating the financing and growth of entrepreneurial companies. The final day of the conference will also feature CSW’s signature ‘Crowdfunding Workshop’, a hands-on workshop for entrepreneurs seeking funding or looking to harness crowd business models for their startup.
The stellar speaker list is growing with 12 weeks to go and we have some exciting new tracks, speakers and sessions planned. So stay tuned! Check out the latest CSW Europe speakers to talk Crowdsourced Cities, Delivery, Innovation & Climate Change, and Citizen Engagement, Open Innovation, Mass Collaboration.