Monday 26 June

11:00 – 12:00

EUROPEAN SOCIAL NETWORK MEMBERS MEETING

Meet and connect with ESN’s work, its members and team.
(Open to all member organisations by invitation only.)

12:00 – 13:00

Sandwich lunch / Opening of the exhibition space & project forum

13:15 – 13:45

WELCOME

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta (invited)

Christian Fillet Chair, European Social Network

Michael Farrugia , Minister for Family and Social Solidarity, Malta

13:45 – 15:00

PLENARY SESSION 1
Innovation and technology in the public sector – why does it matter?

Keynote address: Innovation and technology in the public sector – why does it matter?
Geoff Mulgan, CEO, NESTA (National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts), United Kingdom

Comments & Discussion:

Dolors Bassa, Minister of Employment, Social Affairs and Families, Regional Government of Catalonia, Spain

Maarjo Mändmaa, Head of the Public Sector Innovation Task Force, Office of the Estonian Government

Geoff Mulgan, CEO, NESTA, UK Panel discussion followed by Q&A with the audience

Panel discussion followed by interactive discussion with the audience

15:00 – 15:45

Networking break

16:00 – 17:00

17:15 – 18:00

19:30 – 21:00

WORKSHOP SESSION 1
7 simultaneous workshops selected from open call

Thematic Networking Forum (hosted by the ESN Policy Team)

Official reception hosted by the Prime Minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat