Watch some of our favourite talks and highlights from the ESSC back catalogue
Geoff Mulgan – CEO, NESTA, United Kingdom
Innovation, hunger and theft
Jos De Blok – Founder, Buurtzorg, The Netherlands
Keep it small, keep 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
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
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
Watch highlights of the 23rd European Social Services Conference which took place in Lisbon on July 2015.
Watch highlights of the 22nd European Social Services Conference which took place in Rome on 7-9 July 2014.
Watch highlights of the 21st European Social Services Conference which took place in Dublin in 2013.
Watch highlights of the 20th European Social Service Conference which took place in Copenhagen in 2011.
Watch highlights of the 19th European Social Service Conference which took place in Warsaw in 2011.
Watch highlights of the 18th European Social Services Conference which was held in Barcelona in 2010.