Watch some of our favourite talks and highlights from the ESSC back catalogue

2017

Geoff Mulgan – CEO, NESTA, United Kingdom
Innovation, hunger and theft

Jos De Blok – Founder, Buurtzorg, The Netherlands
Keep it small, keept it simple: transforming neighbourhood care

Charlotte de Vilmorin – Founder of Weelhiz, France
Tackling barriers through social enterprise 

Jaideep Prabhu – Professor of Indian Business, University of Cambridge
How to do better with less: Jugaad Innovation

Jean-Paul Raymond – Director of Social Services, City of Paris, France
Social innovation in Paris 

Sari Rautio – Leading Expert on Impact Investing, Sitra – Finnish Innovation Fund
Introducing Social Impact Bonds

Dr Michael Falzon – Minister for the Family, Children’s Rights and Social Solidarity, Malta
Welcome speech

Dennis C Sondergard – Senior Advisor, Nordic Welfare Centre
CONNECT: Technology for welfare

Maarjo Mandmaa – Head of Public Sector Innovation Taskforce, Estonian Government
On social innovation in Estionia

Markus A Werling – Global Vice President, Public Sector, SAP Industries
On public sector innovation 

Dolors Bassa – Minister of Employment, Social Affairs and Families, Regional Government of Catalonia, Spain
On social innovation in Catalonia

Q&A – Plenary Session 1 – Setting the scene

Q&A – Plenary Session 2 – Social innovation and technology in practice

Q&A – Plenary Session 3 – Thinking outside the box: learning from other sectors and continents

2016 

Zoran Puljic, Founder of Mozaik Foundation, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Empowering communities in the Western Balkans through social enterprise

Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The creation of a ‘we-society’ in Rotterdam

Chris Sigaloff, Director of Kennisland, The Netherlands
Changing from the outside in! Social labs for sustainable change

Janet Menard, Deputy Minister for Community and Social Services, Province of Ontario, Canada
Building economically sustainable communities in the Province of Ontario

2015 

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Watch highlights of the 23rd European Social Services Conference which took place in Lisbon on July 2015.

2014 

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Watch highlights of the 22nd European Social Services Conference which took place in Rome on 7-9 July 2014. 

2013 

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Watch highlights of the 21st European Social Services Conference which took place in Dublin in 2013.

2012 

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Watch highlights of  the 20th European Social Service Conference which took place in Copenhagen in 2011. 

2011

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Watch highlights of the 19th European Social Service Conference which took place in Warsaw in 2011. 

2010

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Watch highlights of the 18th European Social Services Conference which was held in Barcelona in 2010.