Travel to the Arctic Circle with Crowdsourcing Week in the exotic remoteness of Swedish Lapland. CSW Arctic // Europe 2018 will bring the latest developments in crowdsourcing to centre stage, focusing around trending topics such as Finance, ICO’s & Green Bonds, Energy & Sustainability, Innovation and CrowdGaming, Agriculture, Farming, Travel & Tourism in the Sharing Economy.
European and other international speakers from US and Asia will gather in Luleå & Vuollerim during this 5-day conference to share how crowdsourcing is shaping their industries and is transforming organizations today. Participants will have the chance to connect with top experts in crowdsourcing and crowd innovation.
Don’t miss out!
Business and community changemakers
Government and community planners
Local capital and digital currency innovators
Interact with the best minds in ideas, innovation and creativity as we come together for five days of collective knowledge sharing. Our speakers are crowd leaders and disruptive innovators who can help you thrive in the new collaborative economy.
If your organization is seeking digital transformation, you must be there and engage with thought leaders and practitioners in the business sector. Participate as a leader in the crucial conversations that can help you boost your bottom line.
We’re paving the transition to a more open and crowd-centered economy. Do you believe in collaboration and co-creation for a better world? Want to bring about meaningful change? Attend CSW Arctic // Europe 2018 and start to make a difference.
Untouched nature, the captivating Northern Lights, traditional teepee dinners, and dog-sledding – join us on an Arctic adventure in the quiet wilderness of two unique Swedish locations deep in the Arctic Circle: Luleå and Vuollerim.
Learn from a variety of summit sessions including keynotes, master classes, and interactive breakouts in Luleå.
Venue: Luleå University of Technology, Conference Room A117 in Section A
971 87 Luleå
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
Continue deepening conversations and learning together with arctic lifestyle experiences.
Venue: Hotel Vuollerim Gästgiveriet, Bodenvägen 9, 960 30 Vuollerim
6:30pm | Welcome to Luleå Niklas Nordström, Mayor of City of Luleå 6:45pm | Welcome to CSW Arctic // Europe 2018 Epi Ludvik, Founder & CEO, Crowdsourcing Week 6:50pm | Trust – The Nordic Gold Johan Tiedemann, Deputy Head of Nordic Council 7:00pm | Evening Program & Entertainment
8:30am | Coffee & Registration 9:00am | DECENTRALIZATION – What Does it Mean? Epi Ludvik Nekaj, Founder & CEO, Crowdsourcing Week 9:20am | The New Network Economy Niklas Nordström, Mayor of City of Luleå 09:40am | sbv IMPROVER: an industry initiative to harness the wisdom of the crowd in science Stephanie Boue, Manager Scientific Transparency & Verification, Philip Morris International / sbv IMPROVER 10:00am | Interactive Session 10:20am | Crowdsourcing as an employment provider Birgitta Bergvall-Kareborn, Vice Chancellor, Lulea Technology University (LTU) 11:00am | Coffee Break 11:20am | From Democracy of Our Voices to the Democracy of Our Actions Xavier Damman, Founder, OpenCollective 12:00pm | Panel # 1: Crowdsourcing Shaping Our Mindset – from Investment to Creation of Shared Value Moderator: Johanna Balogh, Innovation Manager, Piteå Science Park Panelists: Stephanie Boue, Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn, Epi Ludvik 12:45pm | Lunch 2:00pm | Sustainability as a Competitive Advantage Thomas Hörnfeldt, Vice President Sustainability & Public Affairs, SSAB – Swedish Steel Industry 2:20pm | Great Ideas Travel Without Passport The Secrets of Creative Content Crowdsourcing Tom Vollmer, Head of Sales & Internalization, Cosmic People 2:35pm | Video: Unlocking the Potential of the Microgrids through Smart Coordination and Automation M Maxine Ghavi, Program Director Microgrid, ABB Management Service Ltd 2:50pm | Much Ado About Nothing? Crowdsourcing for Public Governance in the European R&I Context Chiara Certoma, MSCA Researcher and Director, Ghent University / IRTA 3:05pm | Revolutionizing Healthcare via Patient Innovation — Empowering Patients, Sharing Solutions, Improving Lives Pedro Oliveira, Founder & Project Leader, Patient Innovation 3:20pm | Reducing Global Energy Demand by Incentivising Energy-Saving Behavior Omar Rahim, Founder & CEO, EnergiMine 3:35pm | Coffee Break 4:00pm | Harnessing Crowd Power for Good Through Football Tom Pitchon, Foundation Director, City Football Group 4:15pm | Panel #2: The New Network Economy – Impact Investment for a Sustainable Society Moderator: Kaj Embrén, CEO, CSW Europe Panelist: Niklas Nordström, Xavier Damman, M Maxine Ghavi, Anna Chojnacka, Thomas Hörnfeldt 5:00pm | Turn Your Purpose Into Action Anna Chojnacka, Founder, GoodUP 5:20pm | Vuollerim by the Arctic Circle- A Practical Example of Crowdsourcing and Social Village Capital Eva-Lena Skalstad & Audun Otterbech, Lapland Vuollerim 5:35pm | Entrepreneurship: The Bliss Or Doom Of Future Employment? Dmitri Sarle, Founder & CEO, ArcticStartup 6:00pm | Dinner and Entertainment Program
8:30am | Coffee & Registration 9:00am | DECENTRALIZATION – What Does it Mean? Epi Ludvik Nekaj, Founder & CEO, Crowdsourcing Week 9:10am | 5 Myths of Open Innovation Tammi Spring, Director, Glider 9:30am | Platform Cooperatives – An Opportunity for Sustainable and Democratic Sharing Åsa Minoz, Member of the Board, Coompanion Sweden 9:50am | Crowds and Co-Located Innovation – A Perfect Mix? Åsa Ericson & Johan Wenngren, Informations systems and dep for Effective Innovation and Organisation, Luleå University of Technology 10:10am | The Crowd is Your Wealth for Global Growth Elisabeth Thand Ringqvist, SVCA, Swedish Private Equity & Venture Capital Association 10:30am | Data is the New Water (Not Oil) StJohn Deakins, Founder & CEO, CitizenMe 10:50am | Skype Talk: How to Build a Learning Society? Kirsten Dunlop, CEO, Climate KIC 11:05am | Coffee Break 11:20am | How to Build a Learning Society? Trondheim City and the Norwegian University of Science and Tech Created University City 3.0 – A New Way to Drive Societal Innovation Workshop: Digital Learning Process Wise Regions/Wise Places Facilitator:Bert-Ola Bergstrand, Consultant & Kristian Mjoen, Project Manager, City of Trondhiem (Zoom), Trondhiem City 12:00pm | Panel # 3 Moderator: Thomas Norrby & Bert-Ola Bergstrand Panelists: Åsa Minoz, Elisabeth Thand-Ringqvist, Niklas Nordström, Tammi Spring 12:45pm | Lunch 2:00pm | Bus to Vuollerim
Space is limited.
Tickets are non-refundable. To upgrade your existing ticket or transfer your ticket to another name, email email@example.com.
NOTE: Expedition tours are NOT included in the ticket and must be booked in advance with Vuollerim Tourism Office
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 Arctic // Europe 2018.
Airport: Luleå Airport, just 1 hour flying time from Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
Train station: Luleå or Murjek, overnight train from Stockholm and Gothenburg.
Bus from Luleå city
Take bus nr 6 from Luleå city, it goes straight to the university, jump off at the bus stop “universitets entren”, which is located just at the conference.
Bus from the airport
Take bus nr 4 from Kallax airport, this bus goes to the university, jump off at the bus stop ” kårhusvägen” then walk through the university area to building A.
Download their app “Luleå lokal trafik” to your phone to plan your bus trip.” Or visit www.llt.lulea.se for parking rules and map over the area. Local transportation in Luleå City, LTT, is free when you show your CSW ticket.
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.
Clarion Hotel Sense is a first-class business hotel which inspires first-class meetings, in the heart of Lulea. The city’s culture, entertainment, dining and shopping is just around the corner.
Group number: 12344 Please note that these reservations can be made only by email or telephone (+46 920450450)
Hotel Vuollerim Lodge is a crowdsourced village company with approximately 150 co-owners and aims to strengthen the local economy of the village. All profits are reinvested back into the village. Bookings for lodging in Vuollerim can be done through email or by calling +46 97610660. Please use code: CSW Arctic Europe
Elite Hotel – this classic hotel, dating back to 1903, has a majestic entrance hall and an impressive banquet room in a French Renaissance style, and is situated in the centre of Luleå. It has resplendent rooms, a gym, restaurant, gastropub and parking.
Book here for special rates:
Single: SEK 910/night
Double: SEK 1,110/night