Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

It all started with mapping the local: the Tilburg Urban Farming community. This January, however, I ended up mapping the global end of the agricultural spectrum: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange, held in Lusaka, Zambia. It was a wonderful meeting of minds of people from all over the world working on and passionate … Continue reading Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Advertisements

New publication: Learning 3.0 – Collaborating for Impact in Large Devt Organizations

Just published: Nancy White, Rachel Cardone and Aldo de Moor (2014). Learning 3.0: Collaborating for Impact in Large Development Organizations. In Knowledge Management for Development Journal, 10(3):21-37. Abstract: This discussion paper builds on the body of research and practice about technology stewardship originally explored in Digital Habitats, and on the findings from an initial probe into … Continue reading New publication: Learning 3.0 – Collaborating for Impact in Large Devt Organizations

Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

On April 25, Social Innovation Meetup #4, organized by Hivos and Kennisland, was held in Amsterdam. Theme: "Exploring Labs for Social Change".  Social innovation labs are very popular as instruments for "changing the system". However, what actually happens in these labs? How do they help accomplish social change? What's in "the black box"? Keynote speakers sharing innovation … Continue reading Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Another Perspective on Design – Symposium

Yesterday, an interesting symposium was organised in Breda by COLIN (Creative Organisations Linked in Networks) , named "Another Perspective on Design". Here are some notes I took during the presentations. They are not comprehensive, but should capture some of the highlights. Speaker: Mary-Ann Schreurs, chairwoman of the working group Design of the Eindhoven city council … Continue reading Another Perspective on Design – Symposium