CSW Summit Gjakova

Transform Your Outlook with Crowdsourcing and the Crowd Economy

October 1, 2015

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1st October, 2015

Bonevet Makerspace

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Are You Ready to Transform Your Outlook with Crowdsourcing and the Crowd Economy?
One Action-Packed Day. 10+ Innovative Speakers. Not Your Average Conference!

 

In partnership with BONEVET, Kosovo’s leading non-profit Makerspace, Crowdsourcing Week Summit Gjakova will bring crowdsourcing and the crowd economy to center stage in Kosovo. Local and international speakers will gather in Gjakova for this one-day conference to share how crowdsourcing is reshaping industries and transforming organizations today. Hear from 10+ crowdsourcing industry experts and practitioners proving how crowdsourcing and the crowd economy can truly reinvigorate cities, accelerate entrepreneurship and engage citizens and local communities.

Located in the southeastern Kosovo, Gjakova experienced major destruction during the last conflict in 1999 and currently lacks investments in education and infrastructure, employment opportunities, and entrepreneurial activity. As a result many people have left the city and moved to the capital or left Kosovo entirely. During the last ten years 31% of the total population of Gjakova has migrated; majority is highly educated and experienced people who are willing to provide help and figure out new opportunities for their hometown. Yet, it still remains an interesting city to be explored, a city rich in culture and tradition with its uniqueness and lovingly people that are full of hospitality and smiles.

The summit will be an interactive day of learning and case-studies for entrepreneurs, cities, governments, and communities to understand the opportunities within the crowd economy, and a meaningful conversation about how it can specifically be applied in Gjakova.

Agenda

Thursday, October 1, 2015

  • 9:00 REGISTRATION
  • 9:30 Welcome & Introduction
  • 9:35 Opening remarks: About Gjakova – Why Are We Here?
  • 10:00 What Is Crowdsourcing?
  • 11:00 What is Crowdfunding?
  • 12:00 LUNCH BREAK
  • 13:30 How This Can Work in Gjakova?
  • 14:30 Why Gjakova?
  • 15:00 International Panel: How Crowdsourcing Can Empower Citizens of Gjakova and Where the Mobility is Heading
  • 16:00 Conclusion
  • 16:00 Tour & Visit of BONEVET

Speakers

Access the minds of these leading innovators in crowdsourcing.

 

Roberto Esposito
CEO & Founder
DeRev
Italy

Mimoza Kusari-Lila
Gjakova Municipality
Mayor
Kosovo

Vllaznim Xhiha
EYE
Chairman
Kosovo

Emanuele Musa
Babele
Co-Founder & CEO
Romania

Georg Fankhauser
GjakovaBasel
Chairman & Co-Founder
Switzerland

Epi Ludvik Nekaj
Crowdsourcing Week
Founder & CEO
Singapore

Georges L.J. Labreche
Open Data Kosovo
CDO & Co-Founder
Kosovo

Altin Ukshini
Prishtina Hackerspace, FLOSSK
Co-founder, Board President
Kosovo

Etienne Verbist
Crowdsourcing Week
Managing Director, EU
Luxembourg

Kushtrim Xhakli
Fast Europe Ventures
Co-Founder
Germany

Leke Zherka
BONEVET Makerspace
Project Leader
Albania

Çelik Nimani
Digjitale
Founder
Kosovo

Register today

Tickets are flying, register now to secure your seat! Please include a donation amount
of your choice for the ticket to complete your registration. Space is limited!

Venue

BONEVET is the leading Makerspace in Kosovo, located in the heart of historic old town Gjakova, where people gather to make, share resources and knowledge, work on projects, network, and build. The informal arrangement of lab, shop, and conference rooms encourages learning through “hands-on” exploration and serves inspire, educate and empower a community of engaged citizens and agents of change.

BONEVET

Str. Vëllezerit Frashëri
Gjakovë 50000, Kosova

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