Time schedule

This is the schedule as planned, changes may happen and will be announced too on twitter and on the Facebook group LIVING BRIDGES Planet.

Link to Livestream will be found here 1200 Friday http://bambuser.com/channel/%C3%96ppna+Kanalen+i+G%C3%B6teborg



1200 sharp at Gothenburg Civic Center, Södra Allegatan 1B

“Intrapreneurs developing social capital”

1200-1230: Welcome Pia Svanqvist, Director Gothenburg Civic Center, Bert-Ola Bergstrand, Social Capital Forum

1230-1250: Center for Public Entrepreneurship, a Nordic example on how to work with Social Capital, Nils Phillips, Center for Public Entrepreneurship, Malmö, Sweden

1250-1310: Rise of the Citizen Expert, Nadia EL-Imam, Director of Edgeryders, Bryssel-Stockholm, Sweden

1310-1330: The enabling Housing company, Helene Blomberg, Director for Social Impact Halmstads Housing Company, Per Thronée, Employment office in Halmstad, Sweden

1330-1350: Social Capital – does it mix with the public sector? Thomas Martinsson, Deputy Mayor Gothenburg City

1350-1410: Organizing social entrepreneurship: The power of associations, Prof. Stefan Tengblad, Skövde University

1500-1515: International theories and Methods on Social capital development, Prof (FH) Dr. Frederic Fredersdorf, and Mag. Fabian A. Rebitzer

1515-1600: Panel discussion – How does the public sector view co-operation with civil society?

• Ulf Kyrling, Regional Developer, Region Skåne, Sweden

• Lasse Fryk, Kommununiversitetet, Gothenburg, Sweden

• Nadia EL-Imam, Director of Edgeryders, Bryssel-Stockholm, Sweden

• Helene Blomberg, Director for Social Impact, Halmstads Housing Company, Sweden

• Thomas Martinsson, Deputy Mayor Gothenburg City, Sweden

1600-1620 : How Social Enterprise Policy Becomes Law: Illinois’ Social Capital Initiative, Marc J Lane, Chairman of the Task force for social innovation and entrepreneurship, Illinois state, USA (Skype)

1620-1640: Social Capital goes Econometrics – First steps to establish social capital as an indicator, Alexander Dill, Managing director Basel Institute for commons and economics, Switzerland

1640-1700: Experiences from leveraging of social capital in a small village and its importance for local societies, Anders Y Larsson, Glocal Future Vuollerim, Sweden

1930 – Evening gathering with gaming at “Galaxen” in Bergsjön:

Pre Launch of Clear Fear Game – Activate your social capital: Philippe Greier from the Playmakers Industries, Austria and Martin Webber, University of York, UK



“Outlining the landscape of social capital”

The morning session will show social capital from various perspectives. For example we will look into issues of how to measure it and how social and ecological dimensions go together. We will also hear examples on how new innovative platforms are forming which support public-private partnerships and social capital development

0900-1000: Morning gathering at the Gothenburg Civic Center

1000-1020: Online interaction – possibilities and obstacles when working with young people, Marita Isaksson, manager JOINA and freelance organization consultant, Gothenburg, Sweden

1020-1040: Social Capital from a financing perspective: Experience of financing the social economy, Jan Svensson, Manager, Credit Guarantee Union Social Economy West of Sweden

1040-1100: How to foster Social Capital using glocal- virtual events. Practical experience with the Living Bridges Planet network, Willi Schroll, Social Foresight Network, Berlin, Germany

1100-1120: Microfinance as a tool to combat unemployment and exclusion, Lena Apler Director, Collector, Gothenburg, Sweden

1120-1140: Social Capital meets Green Capital: Green Media Forum, Dr. Clara Mavellia, Director of Cultural Entrepreneurship Institute Berlin, Germany


1300-1320: Creative Social Networking, a tool for Creative Social Capital – a real scenario,

Azoska Saint Simeone, Ghana, MVENTURIAN GLOBAL LCC, & Flexiwaggon AB, Sweden

1320-1340: Building an education city based on gathering our young social capital, Justo Méndez Arámburu, Nuestra Escuela delegation, Puerto Rico

1340-1400: Connecting Islands: the Human Quest for Transition in the 21st century, Rafael Reinehr, Founder of Coolmeia – Ideas for Co-operation, Araranguá, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Coffee break

1500 – 1620 Workshop : Methods and Tools for development, a workshop by Center for Public Entrepreneurship, Ingemar Holm, Nils Phillips and Philip Sandberg, Center for Public Entrepreneurship, Malmö, Sweden.

1930 – Cultural Evening in Bergsjön, Meet up at Galaxen

The magic of fire // Torches and bonfire, By Team Klara Hansson, Social Entrepreneurs Gothenburg

In the Nordic winter darkness, fire has always held a special place in people’s hearts.

On Saturday evening a magical walk with flaming torches will be led by one of the local social entrepreneurs, Klara Hansson. Klara will guide the procession through the forest of Bergsjön, ending up by a bonfire in the woods where stories from the past will be passed on to new listeners.


“Social Capital and Co-Working – The way of organizing for innovation in the 21 century”

Over the last years co-working has emerged as a global phenomenon. The session will focus on some of the pioneering examples in the global networking and co-working scene. We will also in more depth look into the Jelly Week, which in 2011-2012s was one of the most engaging global social innovation projects with 223 spaces in 34 countries and many thousands of entrepreneurs, hackers and more around the world who gathered in January 2012 for networking and celebrating “working together”.

0900-1000: Morning gathering at the Gothenburg Civic Center

10 00- 1020: Luck, insight – or social capital? Elements of serendipity, Ilkka Kakko, Finland

1020-1040: Going beyond coworking – how to engage online and offline communities for common actions, Mindaugas Danys, Catalyst, Hub Vilnius, Lithuania

1040-1100: Sealand Multiversity – collaborative Makerspace metaplatform, Joy Lohmann, Hanover, Germany

1100 -1215: Jelly Week – An integrated case

Celebrating working together all over the world, Anni Roolf, Founder Jelly Week, Germany

The Jellyweek Quilt: sewing ideas in glocal scale, Leila Pais de Miranda, Rio, Brazil

Something is happening in Oslo – the need for co-working spaces. About Pop Ups and Jelly. Nadina Helen Bakos, Sweet Chili Arts, Oslo, Norway

Lunch Break

1530 -1830: Gathering – Open Source Sustainability, in Bergjön at Galaxen

Local entrepreneurs and civil society organizations from Bergsjön, Gothenburg, will join a workshop, Play open source sustainability, facilitated by Tudor Tarlev Dream Ups, Austria, and Philippe Greier, Playmakers Industries, Austria-Brazil, to create a direction for the future.

Connected to this session we also engage the people from the Edu Tour goes Social Capital World Forum: “What skills are needed for the future”

*During a Social Media Tour starting in Amsterdam and ending in Gothenburg at the Social Capital World Forum (SCWF12) a team of Game Changers from 14 countries identifies and presents inspiring education initiatives that are reinventing schools / universities. Friends who are using new curriculum designs and teaching methods, creating innovative learning environments. Passionate teachers who are rethinking their system through the use of technology more creatively and providing more and problem-solving learning spaces.

1830-2000: The Global Pitch: Global scaling of Social Entrepreneurship

During the conference we will have premier for the Global Pitch. In the global pitch local and global entrepreneurs give their ideas to a jury in Gothenburg. Some will do it through social media, some will do it at place in Bergsjön.

For registration, information: http://scwf12.wordpress.com/scwf-2012-gothenburg/program/


Bert-Ola Bergstrand, ola.bergstrand@handels.gu.se, 0739516758

Diana Waage, diana.waage@socialcapitalforum.se, 0767681548


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