The NEWIDEALS programme starts on Monday 21 September at 10.30 a.m. You are already welcome in NEWIDEALS from 9.30 a.m. onwards. The conference ends Tuesday 22 September at 5 p.m. The venue is BOZAR in the heart of Brussels (click here for access information). BOZAR is next to the Brussels central train station, so please don’t come by car!
In NEWIDEALS you will discover a vibrant programme with workshops, clinics, a debate, keynotes,… A showcase where the NEWIDEALS locals will present their projects will be open ongoing. There will be plenty of opportunities to get in touch with inspiring social innovators and social entrepreneurs and to enlarge your network. Off course you will also be treated with lunch breaks, coffee breaks and a Belgian dinner.
All tickets for NEWIDEALS are valid for both days. Some sessions will be repeated on Monday and Tuesday, so you will certainly have the opportunity to follow the presentations of your choice. Workshops and keynote speeches will be held in English, you can also take a Dutch spoken tour at the NEWIDEALS showcase.
Do you need advice on places to stay in Brussels? Visit visitbrussels.be or brussels.use-it.travel. If you come a day in advance, please note that Sunday 20 September is car free day in Brussels, with loads of activities in the city centre.
This conference is an organisation of the Social Innovation Factory.
Imagine a town where ideals and innovation go hand in hand, and where everyone cooperates to achieve creative solutions. A place where societal challenges are met, where inspiration is omnipresent, and where you can meet visitors from all over Europe. Welcome to NEWIDEALS!
You will discover this new town on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 September 2015 in BOZAR Brussels, during an international conference on social innovation and social entrepreneurship.
Let the NEWIDEALS locals guide you, get inspired by keynotes and take part in the debates, clinics and workshops concerning, among others, social impact bonds, impact assessment and European policies for social innovation.