Join Transitions EU in London this month

30.01.2014 event

TRANSITION London ‘Spark Session’
January 30, 09:30 - 16:30

TRANSITION London Spark Session is a free, practical workshop dedicated to social innovators and social entrepreneurs looking for dedicated, intensive, professional support to scale up their projects.

On 30 January 2014, The Young Foundation, invites you to the first Spark Session to

  • understand the support offer of the Transition project and identify the help offered at a local level by each scaling centre
  • understand the application process and timetable, through which they will be able to apply to join their local scaling centre
  • share challenges / ideas with other practitioners

The event is hosted and organized by the Young Foundation a leading independent centre for disruptive social innovation, that create new movements, institutions and companies that tackle the structural causes of inequality.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE WORKSHOP

  • Are you an individual, a group or organization with a clear vision of change interested in solving societal challenges? Do you want to make this change happen?
  • Has your SI generated positive social impact in your original location and do you want to scale it up?
  • Are you a public organisation with good social practises? Or are you looking for new social practises?
  • Do you have an innovative idea with potential social impact and are you looking for a mentoring and fast-track programme to make it happen?

 

Click here to register for the event.

DRAFT AGENDA

9.30- 10.00am

Arrival and networking

10.00am – 11.00am

Opening plenary session   introduction to the programme

Panel discussion on social   innovation

11.00am- 12.00pm   

Expert parallel sessions (1) (2)   AND (3)*

12.00pm-1.00pm      

Expert parallel sessions (4) (5)   AND (6)*

1.00pm – 2.00pm

Lunch

2.00pm – 3.00pm

London Scaling Offer (Plenary   session)

Common solution approaches to   common challenges

Themed networking (open session on   social needs)

*Presentations from 3 practitioners on their work, their ambition to scale and support they need

 

CONTACT

TRANSITION London - The Young Foundation

Contact person: Greg Winfield

Email: greg.winfield@youngfoundation.org

Phone: 0044 0208 980 6263

Website: www.growingsocialventures.org or www.youngfoundation.org

Twitter: @YFAcceleratorContact