2011/03/12 13:00 Panel on "Building Innovation Through Time: Testing the Resilience of Social Innovations.", Resilience 2011

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Resilience 2011 --  Resilience, Innovation and Sustainability:  Navigating the Complexities of Global Change -- Second International Science and Policy Conference -- March 11-16, 2011

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Panel:

  • 1. Partners in Social Innovation: Government, Public Policy and Social Innovation - Carin Holroyd
  • 2. The Case for Social Innovation in Building Social-ecological Resilience - Dan McCarthy
  • 3. When does responding to a changing world, change the world? System entrepreneurs and Transition Town movement - Stephen Quilley
  • 4. CIRS: A Living Laboratory of Sustainability and Community Engagement - John Robinson and Alberto Cayuela

Intro by Frances Westley

  • Could take 5 to 20 years before change happens.
  • Ethics: good or bad

[Carin Holroyd]

1. Partners in Social Innovation: Government, Public Policy and Social Innovation -

Public policy as agents of change (or hindering)

Mother's allowance started during depression

International adoption is on the decline

  • Oakridges moraine

Innovations that cross scale

[Dan McCarthy]

2. The Case for Social Innovation in Building Social-ecological Resilience

First nations

[Stephen Quilley]

3. When does responding to a changing world, change the world? System entrepreneurs and Transition Town movement

[John Robinson and Alberto Cayuela]

4. CIRS: A Living Laboratory of Sustainability and Community Engagement - UBC: a building and program that would accelerate sustainability