Social Innovation and Education: Empowering Youth to be Future Leaders

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Social Innovation and Education: Empowering Youth to be Future Leaders

Learn about the role of education in supporting corporate social entrepreneurship & power of collaborative partnerships

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Granville Hotel Meagher's Quay Waterford Ireland

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  • 6 hours
  • Mobile eTicket
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The social economy addresses many significant challenges faced by society locally and globally and its contribution to economic activity is growing every year. This conference examines innovation in this vibrant area; pioneering leaders in this sector will discuss their challenges and their vision. The important role that education plays in addressing future challenges and collaborating with stakeholders will be explored.

The conference takes place over two days, Day 1 in Waterford, 29th November. Day 2 in Dublin 30th November.

Keynote speakers

This conference brings together corporate social entrepreneurship experts in the fields of industry and education to network and discuss future challenges and how best to identify collaborative opportunities

  • Michael Kelly, CEO & founder GIY
  • Ronan O'Dalaigh, CEO and co-founder Thriftify
  • Lina Klemkaite, CEO and co-founder DRAMBLYS
  • Iris Rickhoff-Fischer, CEO Domhan Vision
  • John McGrath, Delivery Executive for IBM Organic Growth Ventures and the leader of the IBM TechForGood team
  • Carmel Somers, Organisational Psychologist, Technology Ireland, ICT Skillsnet
  • Prof Bill O'Gorman, EMBRACE and CEDRE, SETU Waterford
  • Joe Daly, Director of Placement, SETU Waterford
  • Dr Joao Paulo, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Instituto Politecnico de Braganca, Portugal
  • Dr Sharon O'Brien, School of Business, SETU Waterford
  • Professor Jimmy Hill, Vice President Academic Affairs and Research, National College of Ireland

This conference is part of the projects 2021-PT01-KA220-HED-000023536 (DIFUCH) funded by Erasmus+ and 2019-1-NL01-KA202-060484 (EMBRACE) co-funded by the Erasmus+ Social Innovation and Leadership skills for Third Sector Capacity.

This conference is on the 29th November part of the project 2021-PT01-KA220-HED-000023536 (DIFUCH) funded by Erasmus+, and on the 30th of November part of the project2019-1-NL01-KA202-060484; (EMBRACE) co-funded by the Erasmus+ Social Innovation and Leadership skills for Third Sector Capacity.

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