Young Innovators Unconvention 2013: Mobilising leaders, business, government and youth to foster innovation and employment in Europe: unconvention.eu
InnoCoffee: A conversation with Lori Harnick, General Manager, Citizenship and Public Affairs and Global Head of Microsoft's YouthSpark programme, and Council member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Councils is flying in from Microsoft's Global HQ in Redmond USA to do a InnoCoffee with us on 28th January. YouthSpark is a $500 million programme spread over the next 3 years with the goal to provide training, employment and entrepreneurship opportunities to as many 300 million youths in 100 nations.
Monday 21st, 2013
28th January 2013, 8h15 AM to 9h30 AM
European Young Innovators Forum HubOne
Science14 Atrium, Rue de la Science 14A, Brussels
Lori Harnick is the General Manager of Microsoft Citizenship and Public Affairs. She leads Microsoft's global work on corporate social responsibility and service to communities as well as the company's public relations of all legal and public policy issues. Her work includes leading Microsoft's YouthSpark programme, a company-wide initiative designed to create opportunities for hundreds of millions of youth around the world. Through partnerships with governments, nonprofits and businesses, Microsoft aims to empower youth to imagine and realize their full potential by connecting them with greater education, employment, and entrepreneurship opportunities.
Register for this event HERE (limited seats - register and you will receive a confirmation email)
Innovation Roundtable: Enabling Innovation Ecosystems in Europe - Key Success Factors
October 26, 2012
12 November 2012, 6 PM to 8 PM
European Parliament, Brussels
Room JAN 6Q1
On the occasion of Global Entrepreneurship Week (12-18 November 2012), the European Young Innovators Forum will convene an Innovation Roundtable at the European Parliament to address these critical questions:
UNconvention: Check out the amazing pictures of the UNconvention from the European Parliament and Square
August 27, 2012
We hope you have enjoyed these two days as much as we have. The experience will stay close to our heart and we hope also yours. Very soon we will publish videos and more ... Keep you posted!
UNconvention: Thank you all amazing participants!
June 28, 2012
We hope you have enjoyed these two days as much as we have. The experience will stay close to our heart and we hope also yours.
UNconvention: open mike session
June 22, 2012
Do you happen to have a brilliant, innovative idea in mind or already working on it? You've now got the chance to do a thunder pitch, elevator pitch - 60 sec pitch! It's happening at the UNconvention. To get your chance just tell us shortly about you idea http://bit.ly/
UNconvention: two more exceptional speakers
June 20, 2012
The EYIF is proud to announce that Dr Burton Lee from Stanford University as well as Apurv Mishra, TED Fellow and Founder of Futurel will join our fantastic line-up of speakers.
EYIF on the air: Listen to Kumardev live
June 14, 2012
EYIF Founder and President Kumardev Chatterjee will be on air tomorrow (Friday, 15 June, 5.45 pm) on Round and About, CyBC Radio 2's most popular daily show. You can listen to the interview live at http://www.cybc.com.cy. The topic? Innovation and young people - what else?
EYIF UNconvention: Two more high-level speakers confirmed
June 13, 2012
We have now also the pleasure to welcome Haiyan Zhang, co-founder for the innovation platform, OpenIDEO.com and Marne Levine, Vice President Global Public Policy of Facebook among our long list of interesting speakers. Do not miss them & register now for the EYIF UNconvention.
EYIF UNconvention: speakers line-up
June 10, 2012
Confirmed keynote speakers of the UNconvention now include the Chairmen of Both IBM and Microsoft, and high-level representatives of Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON, Prime Minister David CAMERON, European Commissioner Neelie KROES, leaders from the European Parliament, European Investment Fund, World Economic Forum (WEF), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Seedcamp and many others. For a full update, visit the speakers page.
REGISTER NOW to attend the Young Innovators UNconvention!
June 5, 2012
Pre-Registrations have closed and we have fewer than 100 seats left in each age category!
REGISTER NOW to reserve your seat for this fantastic line-up of distinguished innovation personalities from the USA, UK and the EU - top policy makers from Hillary Clinton and David Cameron's office, the European Commission and Parliament, leading businesspeople, experts, entrepreneurs and venture-capitalists from across the globe.
READ MORE about them or REGISTER NOW for the few seats left.
InnoPitch: We have a winner!
June 4, 2012
The jury has selected the 6 finalists of the InnoPitch. You can find their names on the InnoPitch page.