Crowdsourcing Week (CSW), is aiding a whole new generation of thinkers, innovators and leaders to break the norm; learn, adopt and practice crowd-centric aspects to problem solving. The 5-day conference, focussed on “Crowd-Impact: Empowering Transformation”, is designed to encourage multi-disciplinary learning by example.
Why this Matters
Tool-set for Innovators
This new business environment is all about efficiency, openness, and shared value. By providing a variety of networking opportunities and business development insights, CSW GLOBAL is set to help business leaders transform their organisations from within. With the global rise in crowdsourcing and crowdfunding ventures, there has never been a better time for organisations to capitalise on such growth opportunities.
The Program (View full agenda here)
Featured Speakers (see full list here)
A stellar list of speakers, practitioners and thought leaders will join CSW Global’14 in Singapore. The illustrious list includes Jeremiah Owyang (Crowd Companies), Sean Moffitt (Wikibrands), Maria Ressa (Rappler), Bryan Kramer (PureMatter), Jenn Gustetic (NASA), Nanjira Sambuli (iHub), Pedro Oliveira (Patient Innovation), Joel Cere (eYeka), David Bebko (CrowdWorks), Pedram Sameni(Petaxia), Neal Cross (MasterCard), Shelley Kuipers (Chaordix), David Drake (Soho Loft) among many others.
Leading authority on company innovation and building engaged business cultures.
Entrepreneur and ace reporter redefining journalism by combining traditional broadcast, new media and mobile phone technology for social change.
A Global Top CEO Influencer on Social Media, Bryan will talk about important creative shifts for business.
Learn “Viability, Verification, Validity: 3V’s of Election Based Crowdsourcing” during Nanjira’s session.
Joel will explain why Europe is riding the wave of crowdsourced video.
Neil will talk about private crowds and how MasterCard innovates with them, establishing fresh ideas & approaches.
News From our Partners/ Speakers
Crowdfunding for a Better Planet: Earth Hour Blue Launch
Earth Hour and Crowdonomic (who will both be bringing their unique perspective to the stage at CSW Global 2014) have partnered up to launch Earth Hour Blue, a crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platform that empowers people to support causes that benefit the planet.
Adding to the conference’s international flavor is, La Socarrada, an artisanal beer specially crafted in Spain, by two friends Rafael Suñer and Sergio Iborra that represents the region they come from, Hàtiva – Valencia, Spain. It is home-brewed in small batches without any additives or filters. CSW is excited to share this special brew with registrants at CSW Global’14
Get a Room with Roomorama!
CSW has partnered with Roomorama to provide conference attendees accommodation with a local flair. Roomorama will waive booking fees for CSW registrants during the week of the conference. All registrants will receive the promo code. Details here.
Get around with Uber!
Crowdsourcing Week is proud to partner with Uber, the future of on-demand transportation, to offer conference attendees a FREE Uber ride (capped at $50) between their lodging and conference venue. All registrants will receive the promo code. Details here.
CSW/ 99designs – Design conference posters
CSW is calling on the creative community to design an 11×17 inch poster featuring an inspiring quote related to collaboration and innovation. Three winners will win prizes and a full-access pass to CSW Global’14. Visit the contest webpage for more details.
CSW has partnered with Talenthouse to tap into its creative global community & source a 10 sec long intro video that underscores CSW’s mission to further a crowd-centric economy. More details on the contest here.
Have a creative side for designing sleek branding materials? CSW, along with design portal PortfolioMNL.com is inviting design entries for conference branding materials. Prizes include a SGD 1000 cash award and two full access passes to the conference in April.