CSW Arctic // Europe 2018

SWEDEN

Luleå 20-22 March | Vuollerim 22-24 March

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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!

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

Why Attend?

Meet Global crowd experts

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.

Be where you need to be

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.

Make a real impact

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.

Explore the Arctic

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.

Speakers

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

 

Anna Chojnacka

Åsa Minoz

Bert-Ola Bergstrand

Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn
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Bo Krogvig

Chiara Certoma

Chiara Certomà

Daniel Gustafsson

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Dr. Kirsten Dunlop

Elisabeth Thand Ringqvist

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Eva-Lena Skalstad

Helianti Hilman

Johan Wenngren

Johanna Balogh

Kaj Embren
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Matz Engman

Michael Stenmark

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Pedro Oliveira

Omar Rahim

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Stéphanie Boue

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StJohn Deakins

Thomas Hörnfeldt

Thomas Norrby
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Tom Pitchon

Tom Vollmer

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AGENDA

Luleå, 20-22 March

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

Vuollerim, 22-23 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, 24 March

Continue deepening conversations and learning together with arctic lifestyle experiences.

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

DAY 1 – MARCH 20: OPENING NIGHT 

6:30pm | Welcome to Luleå
Niklas Nordström, Mayor of City of Luleå 

6:45pm | Welcome to CSW Arctic // Europe 2018
Epi Ludvik Nekaj, Founder & CEO, Crowdsourcing Week 

6:50pm | Trust – The Nordic Gold
Johan Tiedemann, Deputy Head of Nordic Council 

7:00pm | EVENING PROGRAM & ENTERTAINMENT

DAY 2 – MARCH 21: INNOVATION, ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY 

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, Manager Scientific Transparency & Verification, Philip Morris International / sbv IMPROVER
Epi Ludvik Nekaj, Founder & CEO, Crowdsourcing Week
Åsa Minoz, Member of the Board, Coompanion Sweden 

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
Panelists:
Niklas Nordström, Mayor of City of Luleå
Xavier Damman, Founder, OpenCollective
Anna Chojnacka, Founder, GoodUP
Thomas Hörnfeldt, Vice President Sustainability & Public Affairs, SSAB – Swedish Steel Industry
Chiara Certoma, MSCA Researcher and Director, Ghent University / IRTA

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, Executive Director, Lapland Vuollerim Welcomes You AB 
Audun Otterbech, Board Member, Lapland Vuollerim Welcomes You AB 

5:35pm | Entrepreneurship: The Bliss Or Doom Of Future Employment?
Dmitri Sarle, Founder & CEO, ArcticStartup

6:00pm | DINNER

DAY 3 – MARCH 22: INNOVATION, ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY 

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, Professor, Luleå University of Technology
Johan Wenngren, Post-doctoral Researcher, 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 | Live Video: Data is the New Water (Not Oil)
StJohn Deakins, Founder & CEO, CitizenMe

10:50am | Live Video: 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 Place
Facilitator: Bert-Ola Bergstrand, Chaírman and co-founder, Social Capital Forum
Dr. Kristian Mjøen, Project Manager, University City TRD3.0

12:00pm | Panel # 3
Moderators: Bert-Ola Bergstrand, Chaírman and co-founder, Social Capital Forum
Thomas Norrby, Continuing Education Specialist, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Panelists:
Åsa Minoz, Member of the Board, Coompanion Sweden
Elisabeth Thand Ringqvist, SVCA, Swedish Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
Niklas Nordström, Mayor of City of Luleå
Tammi Spring, Director, Glider
Matz Engman, Sr. Industrial Adviser, Prime & United Minds

12:45pm | LUNCH

2:00pm | Bus to Vuollerim

 

DAY 3 – MARCH 22: (CONTINUED)

4:00pm | SECOND ANNUAL ARCTIC OPEN GAME 2018

5:00pm | Relax at the Hotel

6:30pm | DINNER

DAY 4 – MARCH 23: SHARING ECONOMY, JOB CREATION & RURAL DEVELOPMENT

8:30am | COFFEE & REGISTRATION

9:00am | DECENTRALIZATION – What Does it Mean?
Epi Ludvik Nekaj, Founder & CEO, Crowdsourcing Week

9:40am | Transition to Living Local Economies – Through Village Action
Ylva Lundkvist Fridh, Coordinator, Rural Sweden, Hela Sverige Ska Leva

10:00am | Live Video: Empowering Farmers By Turning Them Into Entrepreneurs
Helianti Hilman, Founder & CEO, JAVARA

10:15am | The New Age of Games – How New Life Came to a Dying Genre
Michael Stenmark, Founder, Arctic Game Lab

10:35am| How to Grow Local Food Production – Online/Offline Tools
Team Vuollerim, Arctic Artisan Food House

11:05am | COFFEE BREAK

11:40am | The “Meraki people” Inspired by Blue Economy Dr Gunter Pauli – Revitalising Rural Villages as Organic Communities
Christiana Gardikioti, Founder, Meraki People

 12:00pm | Live Video: Crowdfunding for Somali Nomads
Mohamed Jimale, Founder, Ari.farm

12:15pm | Mining and Sustainable Development
Bo Krogvig, Senior VP Communication & Public Affairs, LKAB

12:45pm | LUNCH

2:00pm | Scaling Up in the Music Industry
Daniel Gustafsson, Innovation Manager, Piteå Science Park

2:20pm | 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
Part One Facilitators: Bert-Ola Bergstrand, Chaírman and co-founder, Social Capital Forum
Dr. Kristian Mjøen, Project Manager, University City TRD3.0

3:35pm | COFFEE BREAK

4:00pm | 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
Part Two Moderators: Bert-Ola Bergstrand, Chaírman and co-founder, Social Capital Forum
Thomas Norrby, Continuing Education Specialist, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Panelists:
Ylva Lundkvist Fridh, Coordinator, Rural Sweden, Hela Sverige Ska Leva
Christiana Gardikioti, Founder, Meraki People
Michael Stenmark, Founder, Arctic Game Lab
Eva-Lena Skalstad, Executive Director, Lapland Vuollerim Welcomes You AB 

5:00pm | Where Are We Heading and How Do We Get There? Reflecting on Powers and Tools
Thomas Norrby, Continuing Education Specialist, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

5:40pm | Live Video: Citizen Science & Crowdsourcing in the Digital Age: Birds, Bees, Brains —> A Sustainable & Healthy Planet
Geoffrey Haines-Stiles, Producer/director, Carl Sagan’s original COSMOS series (1980), producer/writer THE CROWD & THE CLOUD (2017)

6:30pm | DINNER

 

 DAY 5 – MARCH 24: DEEPENING CONVERSATIONS AND LEARNINGS TOGETHER WITH ARCTIC LIFESTYLE EXPERIENCES

8:00am | BREAKFAST

9:00am | Vuollerim Experience and Outdoor Lunch

2:00pm | Optional Outdoor Activities

7:00pm | Sauna (Arctic Style)

8:00pm | TEEPEE DINNER

8:30pm | Earth Hour // WWF

9:30pm | NORTHERN LIGHT WALK

Register Now to Secure Your Place!

Space is limited.

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

NOTE: Expedition tours are NOT included in the ticket and must be booked in advance with Vuollerim Tourism Office

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 Arctic // Europe 2018.

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

 

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.

Bus from Luleå City to Luleå University
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 to Luleå University
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.

Venue: Luleå University. Room A3.

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.

Accomodation

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)

clarion-hotelSpecial rates:
Single: SEK 1,298/night
Double: SEK 1,498/night

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.

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Single: SEK 910/night
Double: SEK 1,110/night

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