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Innovation Summit Highlights: Social Enterprise


Summit Highlights

Social enterprises and inclusion

Moderator: Jon Pitts        

Which way (social) entrepreneurship can contribute to a personal recovery process and social participation of individuals and sustainability of service providers, user-led organizations. We will discuss how entrepreneurial activities and business models can support the personal recovery of individuals and sustainability of service providers, NGOs and user organizations.

Assistive Technology. ICT-based Innovation in the Social and Health Sector

Moderator: Zsolt Bugarszki

Internet-based ICT tools, electronic gadgets and devices, robot technology, automatization, the blockchain, cryptocurrencies, start-up culture and sharing economy initiatives are surrounding us everywhere. Our world is changing rapidly and innovative development starts to appear in the social and healthcare system, too. We will have an overview of opportunities and challenges the new technological advancements bring to our field.

Peer Support and Recovery Colleges

Moderator: Kees van Rest 

User involvement, user-led initiatives, peer support and recovery-oriented approaches became a part of the mainstream of the mental health system in many countries. We will discuss good practices, challenges, interesting and innovative initiatives from not only Western Europe, but we pay a particular attention to the progress in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia.

Introductory Workshop on CARe Methodology

Moderators: Dirk den Hollander and Jean-Pierre Wilken

CARe (Comprehensive Approach to Rehabilitation) is a model based on the principles of recovery and psychosocial rehabilitation. It is used nowadays by thousands of professionals in more than 10 countries. It was developed by Jean Pierre Wilken and Dirk den Hollander in the Netherlands. An introductory workshop will be held where participants can have an insight into the model.

We accept presentation and pitching ideas in until 1st of March 2018. <Submit Ideas Here>

Registration fee is €150 for participants from Western European countries and €50 for participants from middle-and low-income countries[2]. Registration fee includes:

Participation on any of our workshops

Pitching opportunity for your idea

Drinks and snacks during the event

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