CSW Global 2018 Agenda

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October 24-28, 2018

DAY 1: Wednesday October 24th, 2018 (7pm-9pm): Opening Night Reception for Full Access Pass holders, Partners, Speakers, VIP guests 
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 (9:30am-5pm): ExpeditionAir & Space Museum + Presentations 
DAY 5: Sunday October 28th, 2018 (10:30am- 12:30pm) : Expedition @ National Gallery of Art

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

1900
Opening Night Reception
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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How is crowdsourcing changing innovation & business

1315
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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1435
Accountable Leadership in a Decentralized World
1455
Adapt, Change, or Die, a call to disruption
1515
Topcoder Reflections: Observations from a Decade of Crowdsourcing with the Public Sector
1535
COFFEE BREAK
1615
Crowdsourcing for Disaster Response and Emergency Management
1630
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
1645
PANEL: The Impact of Decentralization in Businesses and Governance?
Moderated by: Jeffrey Hayzlett Panelists: Oren Alazraki, CEO & Co-Founder, Horizon State; Rob Israch, CMO, Tipalti; Tavonia Evans, Founder, $GUAP Coin

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1645
CrowdSolving for Social Impact
1700
4 Payment Must Haves for the Global Crowd
In the crowdsourcing business model, attraction and retention of your crowd is core to your business success and this only becomes more critical as you scale and go global (and get more distant from your partners). Given that payments to your freelancers, sellers, talent, etc is likely the most important touchpoint in your partner experience, […]

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Auditorium
1705
Web-Based VR Experiments Powered by the Crowd
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
1725
Horizon State Interactive Session | Agile Governance
The Horizon State platform adds clarity, transparency, and accountability to processes and decisions in communities. It does so using blockchain technology, where actions can be saved, verified, and can not be changed.Providing a trusted source of truth, where anyone in a community can check the way processes are followed and accounted for is the new […]

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Classic Room
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
1830
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
A New Report on the State of Open Innovation and What It Means For You
0930
Connecting Via Crowdsourcing
Are You a Connected or Protected Leader?

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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
Applying Agile Governance in a Decentralized World
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
1030
FIRESIDE CHAT: Going for Moonshots
1105
COFFEE BREAK
1135
Power of the crowd: How equity crowdfunding bridges investment opportunities around the world
Join OurCrowd to learn how our platform leverages the crowd to fund international venture capital deals, provide strategic networking between investors and entrepreneurs, and source deals globally.

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Classic Room
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
1155
Crowdfunding An ICO Without Getting In Trouble
How to raise capital using crowdfunding for an ICO or other offer to sell tokens or cryptocurrencies.

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Auditorium
1155
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
1210
PANEL: How Crowdsourcing is Changing Future of Work?
Moderated by: Tajha Chappellet-Lanier, Technology Reporter, FedScoop Panelists: Hayes Drumwright, Co-Founder & CEO, Popin; Joanne Celens, CEO, Synthetron; Xavier Hughes, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, ICMA

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1220
Smart and Secure Cities and Communities
Adoption and standards for smart and secure cities and communities

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Classic Room
1245
LUNCH BREAK
1405
Crowdsourcing as a good force for change?
1420
Accelerating Innovation Initiatives by Engaging the Power of Crowds
1420
Open Opportunities and The Better Government Movement: Crowdsourcing Talent Within the Government
The federal government perpetuates siloed thinking and ways of organizing. Hear about a platform and a Movement that is bucking this trend and getting people from across government and geographies to work together to make magic happen.

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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
1440
Democratizing Fundraising & Empowering Grassroots
How can lean nonprofits more effectively fundraise?

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Classic Room
1450
Expert Operating System: Business On-Demand
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
Hackathons as an open innovation tool for large enterprises
In this session, Aurélie Wen of Agorize will tell you everything you need to know about hackathons, how to build one and how corporations can utilize this powerful open innovation tool to solve all kinds of business and people-related challenges. Under discussion: Hackathons 101: What exactly is a ‘hackathon?’ How and why large enterprises should […]

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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 (via Skype)
1535
COFFEE BREAK
1600
“How to Make a Spaceship”
1600
#RecodingTheCommunity
1615
PANEL: The Final Frontier Will Be Crowdsourced
Moderated by: Cristin Dorgelo, President & CEO, Association of Science-Technology Centers Panelists: Christian Cotichini, CEO & Co-Founder, HeroX; Julian Guthrie, Author, “How to Make a Spaceship”;  Amy Kaminski, Program Executive, NASA HQ; Dr. Sean Casey, Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Space Center (SVSC)

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1620
INTERACTIVE SESSION | The Crypto World: The Future of Tomorrow’s Money, Bitcoin & Blockchain
1655
Blockchain For Social Impact & Solving Everyday Problems
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
1720
Inclusive Leadership
1735
Young Achievers Program – YAP 2018
Auditorium

Washington, D.C. Weekend Expedition

0930
Museum Tour – The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution
9:30am –  MEET INSIDE The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institute, Address: 600 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20560, USA 10:00 – 12:30pm –  Tour @ The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institute 12:30pm – BUS LEAVES to Darcy Washington DC Hotel, Address: 515 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA 1:00 – […]

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National Air and Space Museum, Address: 600 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20560, USA; Darcy Washington DC Hotel, Address: 1515 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
1300
LUNCH
Darcy Washington DC Hotel. Address: 1515 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
1410
Dusty disks, brown dwarfs and planet nine: NASA Astrophysics done by citizen scientists
Darcy Washington DC Hotel, Address: 1515 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
1440
From the spark to the fire, reflections on five years of crowdsourcing observations of the aurora
Darcy Washington DC Hotel. Address: 1515 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
1510
Exoplanets for the Masses: Crowdsourcing the Search for New Worlds
Darcy Washington DC Hotel. Address: 1515 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
1540
Crowdsourcing Smithsonian Collections: Developing and Maintaining the Smithsonian Transcritption Center and the Digital Volunteer Community
During this session, I will discuss how the Smithsonian’s crowdsourcing project- The Transcription Center- was developed and why, and how we’ve continued to evolve the project over time. How did we build our digital volunpeer community and how do we keep them engaged? How do we engage with our internal Smithsonian units and partners to […]

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Darcy Washington DC Hotel. Address: 1515 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
1610
Saving Species with Crowdsourcing & AI
How do we leverage human curiosity about other species to try to understand and save them? How does a social network for nature nerds generate useful scientific data? How do we use AI to help people learn more about species they encounter?

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Darcy Washington DC Hotel. Address: 1515 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
1030
Museum Tour – National Gallery of Art
National Gallery of Art, Address: 6th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20560, USA

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.

Agile Governance

DATE: Thursday, October 25th

TIME: 4:15 – 4:45pm

FACILITATORS: Horizon State

Scaling a Crowdsourcing Business with Global Growth

DATE: Thursday, October 25th

TIME:  5:25 – 6:00pm

FACILITATORS: Tipalti

Crowd 2.0 - How to Crowdsource Anything

DATE: Friday, October 26th

TIME: 1:40 – 2:20pm

FACILITATORS: HeroX

Connecting Through Crowdsourcing

DATE: Friday, October 26th

TIME: 3:20 – 4:00pm

FACILITATORS: Popin

The Crypto World: The Future of Tomorrow's Money, Bitcoin & Blockchain

DATE: Friday, October 26th

TIME: 4:20 – 4:55pm

FACILITATORS: Damon Brown and Dr. Tiffany Gray

Evening Events

Opening Night VIP Reception

Wednesday, October 24th | 7:00pm – 9:00pm

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.

Networking

Thursday, October 25th | 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Join us for a special evening to mix & mingle with CSW Global delegates.

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