CSW Global 2018 Agenda

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October 24-28, 2018

DAY 1: Wednesday October 24th, 2018 (6:30pm-9pm): Opening Night Reception for Full Access Pass holders, Partners, Speakers, VIP guests (Location TBC) 
DAY 2: Thursday October 25th, 2018 (1:30pm – 6pm): Conference @ Carnegie Institution for Science) Auditorium and Classic Room (Two Tracks)
DAY 3: Friday October 26th, 2018 (8:30am – 6pm): Conference @ Carnegie Institution for Science) Auditorium and Classic Room (Two Tracks)
DAY 4: Saturday October 27th, 2018 (10am-4pm): ExpeditionAir & Space Museum + Presentations 
DAY 5: Sunday October 28th, 2018 (9am- 1pm) : Expedition @ Smithsonian Museum + Presentations 

The CSW Global 2018 agenda covers actionable topics in crowdsourcing, open innovation and crowdfunding that are increasingly required to thrive in the new economy. Whether crowdsourcing is a term that’s sparked your curiosity or a practice you use every day, the sessions will inspire you with new ideas, insights, and skills to understand and embrace the crowd economy into your organization.

The agenda will emphasize cross-disciplinary learning, presenting perspectives from a wide range of private and public sectors together on the main stage and second track. There will be no long and drawn-out presentations; by contrast, expect rapid-fire sessions, panels, and interactive breakouts designed for maximum enjoyment, impact, and learning.

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GALA EVENING FOR:
VIP GUESTS
FULL ACCESS PASS HOLDERS


24 OCTOBER
WEDNESDAY


DECENTRALIZATION:
INNOVATION
BUSINESS


25 OCTOBER
THURSDAY


DECENTRALIZATION IN:
INDIVIDUALS
GOVERNMENT


26 OCTOBER
FRIDAY


WASHINGTON
EXPEDITION
(FULL ACCESS PASSES)


27 & 28 OCTOBER
SATURDAY & SUNDAY

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Opening Night Reception

1830
Opening Evening Gala Event
The week opens with a festive reception where you can forge connections with some of crowdsourcing’s brightest minds, while enjoying tasty beverages and hors d’oeuvres. This event is invitation-only for Full Access Pass holders, speakers and special invitees. Location TBC

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How is crowdsourcing changing innovation & business

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REGISTRATION
1400
Welcome & Introduction to Decentralization CSW 2018 Theme
Epi Ludvik will open the conference with the theme of Decentralization and show what to expect throughout the week.

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Auditorium
1415
Life, the Universe, and Information Processing
How and when did information processing begin, why do humans and machines think differently and how does that inform partnerships, why is AI not improving faster, what is the impact of human and technology convergence on our future economy and survival? Is our species on the verge of a phase shift? If so, what comes […]

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Accountable leadership in a decentralised world
1535
COFFEE BREAK
1600
Adapt, Change, or Die, a call to disruption
1700
The Epistemology of Expert Sourcing
I will describe how philosophical ideas from the realm of Epistemology apply to next generation expert sourcing where each participant is being scored to allow meritocracy rather than democracy in expert sourcing, combined with AI.

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Classic Room
1700
4 Payment Must Haves for the Global Crowd
1715
CrowdSolving for Social Impact
1720
How Threat Information Sharing is Changing the Cyber Security Landscape
With the rapid-fire ransomware attacks and other cybersecurity breaches, no single solution can prevent them all. Hence the desperate need for effective intelligence sharing systems. When no silver bullet exists, organizations must and share information to better arm their defenses against all forms of attack. Yet stakeholders are often nervous about sharing information that they […]

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Auditorium
1735
Web-Based VR Experiments Powered by the Crowd
1740
The Power of Collective Intelligence
The 21st century is all about collaboration. The way that we work is changing. How can you keep up with the trends and stay ahead of the curve? In this session you will learn about emerging technologies and new research from MIT, and collective intelligence and how it can advance your organization.

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Auditorium
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Networking

How is crowdsourcing changing individuals & government

0830
COFFEE + REGISTRATION
0900
The Impact of Decentralization
Epi Ludvik will set the stage around Decentralization, what was covered during Day 2 and what to expect in days to come during CSW Global 2018.

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0910
People Centered Networks
0930
Empowering organizations to leverage crowdsourcing to source pain and build trust
Hayes Drumwright will cover how POPin a SaaS mobile and web solution that empowers organizations to leverage crowdsourcing to source pain, build trust, and create buy-in for initiatives in order to scale the business.

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Auditorium
0950
Crowd 2.0 – How organizations & individuals are collaborating
People have been talking about ‘the future of work’ for years. Most talks lean on motherhood-and-apple-pie concepts and little seems to have changed. But, the era of the traditional, ‘closed’ organizational model is almost over, and the evidence is everywhere, hiding in plain sight. Driven by demographics & proven approaches, the era of crowd 2.0 […]

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0950
Contestant Centered Design: creative approaches to designing competitions
Creativity is critical to solving complex problems, developing new strategies, facilitating innovation, and driving organizational change. NIST’s Public Safety Communications Research Division’s open innovation efforts focuses on advancing wireless communications for America’s first responders by leveraging expertise and innovative solutions through crowdsourcing and collaboration. Success relies on creating competitions that achieve NIST’s organizational goals, incentivize […]

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Classic Room
1010
How Successful Crowdsourcing Depends on asking ‘Interesting Questions’
Writing Interesting Questions is as much art as as science. Here are some 100%Open has written recently. How can we double the fun of the LEGO play experience? How can I wash my home, myself, or my clothes with a single cup of water? (Unilever) How can we enable all Detroiters to travel more easily, […]

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Classic Room
1105
COFFEE BREAK
1135
Opening Up Innovation at NASA – NASA’s Open Innovation Toolkit, Experience, and Results
This session addresses methods to access innovation via various crowdsourcing methods based on NASA’s experience with using curated crowds to solve hard problems.

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Auditorium
1200
Innovate Marketing with Crowdsourcing!
How enterprise & B2B Marketing can take a radically new approach with the leverage of crowdsourcing

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Classic Room
1220
Smart and Secure Cities and Communities
1245
LUNCH BREACK
1435
What We’re Learning at the Laboratory of Innovation Sciences at Harvard
A look at the cutting edge academic research in open innovation and crowdsourcing

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Auditorium
1505
Scaling product development utilizing non-traditional resources
Shift of methodology in terms of resource allocation for electronics manufacturing.

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Auditorium
1520
Revolutionizing Healthcare via Patient Innovation — Empowering Patients, Sharing Solutions, Improving Lives
Our research has shown that patients and their informal caregivers often develop innovative solutions to help them cope with their health condition and these solutions often improve the quality of life of both the patients and their caregivers. If shared these innovations can significantly impact the lives of others living under similar conditions. Building upon […]

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Classic Room
1535
COFFEE BREAK
1655
Blockchain For Social Impact & Solving Everyday Problems
1700
Bringing the crowds to space – and space to the crowds
How does the public have a new role in space exploration – and why should they even care? Mazdak Nassir is the cofounder of Space Nation, a Finnish startup that made waves by raising their first €1M in only 43 minutes through equity crowdfunding. Their aim is to make space available to everyone and they […]

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Auditorium
1715
How Crypto can Monetize Crowdsourcing
Ethan will talk about the opportunity to reward crowdsourcing participants through crypto assets/tokens that allows the possibility of performing many micro transactions, saving costs for both the business and the users. In addition, the topic of transparency coming from the blockchain sector where business are now becoming more open to have the public help with […]

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Classic Room

Washington, D.C. Weekend Expedition

0815
Museum Tour – Air & Space Museum
8:15am – 8:45am MEET UP POINT // BE ON TIME 8:45am Bus leaves for Air & Space Museum 9:55am Arrival @ Air & Space Museum 10:00am – 12:00pm Special Space Tour @ Air & Space Museum 12:15 – 14:30 LUNCH 15:50 DC ARRIVAL  16:00 – 18:00 Presentation Sessions 18:00 END OF DAY     

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Presentations by: Marc Kuchner Astrophysicist & Science Communicator NASA Goddard, Elizabeth MacDonald Program Scientist, SMD/Heliophysics, NASA HQ & Dr. Joshua E. Schlieder NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
0930
REGISTRATION
1000
Presentations by: Caitlin Haynes – Smithsonian Transcription Center & Carrie Seltzer – iNaturalist/California Academy of Sciences
1130
Museum Tour – Smithsonian Museum
11:30am – 13:00 Special  Tour @ Smithsonian Museum (TBC soon) 13:00 END OF CSW GLOBAL 2018 

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Smithsonian Museum

Daily Interactive Workshops

Workshops are open to anyone with a Full Access or General Pass

Space is limited for each workshop so be sure to plan accordingly to get your seat at the table.

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Evening Events

Opening Night VIP Reception
Wednesday, October 24th | TIME TBC

The week opens with a festive reception where you can forge connections with some of crowdsourcing’s brightest minds, while enjoying tasty beverages and hors d’oeuvres. This event is invitation-only for Full Access Pass holders, speakers and special invitees.

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CSW Art Reception
Thursday, 24 November | 19:00-21:00

View exhibitions by Marek Okrassa, winner of the honorary prize Foundation Eibisch and Anne Szejdewik, one of the leading Polish street artists. CSW Art believes Art Can Save the World – this is our motto. We’ve seen how technology is changing the lives of billions of people for better and it certainly is changing the way artists think. Our goal is through our community of disruptive artists we’ll be able to inspire and educate people around the world.

Galerie Katarzyna Napiorkowska
Mont des Arts 8, 1000 Brussels

 

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