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The OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI)  and its partners at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation are excited to convene innovators from around the world for a conference on Innovation in Government: The New Normal on 20-21 November 2017. The conference will highlight insights from OPSI’s work with countries that are transforming their operations and improving the lives of their people through innovation. It will bring together government leaders, public servants, and innovative partners in industry and civil society to connect, share experiences, and collaborate.

We have developed a document outlining relevant logistical information for your attendance at the conference, including travel information and details on nearby hotels. You can find this at http://oe.cd/opsiconferencelogistics

OECD Conference Center  - 2, rue André Pascal, 75016 Paris, France

All plenary sessions (CC 1), panel discussions (CC 1 and CC 5), and talks (Auditorium) will be live streamed. To view a live stream, see the link provided on the relevant session’s page (click the session below) or here: https://oecdtv.webtv-solution.com/.


Questions related to the event can be addressed to the OPSI team at opsi@oecd.org

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Arianna Mazzeo

Desislab Elisava
Professor of Design for Social and Digital Innovation at Elisava Design School and Engineering, Arianna is Leader of DESIS Lab ELISAVA-DESIS Network, the policy lab working in co-production of Barcelona Municipality. She is also Director of the Masterlab in Service Design for Place and Community Building (http://www.elisava.net/en/studies/masterlab-service-design-place-and-community-building), the Research Group and Collective CAMBIO and co-leading TIME (Teaching Innovation through Experiments group), dedicated to the transition from old to new design education scenarios and training professors, practitionnaires, designers, artists, makers interesting in researching through creativity and design. As Director of International Relation-Ass.Dean of the Elisava, she take care of building the relations with the international public and private Education eco-system, looking for common actions of transformative learning. She is also curator-maker of creative formats for festivals (Open Design Festival Capetown, South Africa; Armenia Art Fair-Design Conversations), collaborating with museums outreach programs( V&A Digital Design Weekend), Fablabs network and emergent design and performing arts hubs( Marseille Living lab) to foster peer to peer learning and collaboration platform. She had worked in Cameroon, Turkey, Armenia and South Africa for Local Govern on civic-coproduction programs for the future digital creative scenario of community building, participation, and collaboration and civic "commons-community" building using creativity format as platform of social and digital innovation.
She works and collaborates regularly with UNIFEM, UNESCO, EESC-European Economic and Social Committee, United Nations, Victoria and Albert Museum, Xschool, GSMA, Open Design Festival Cape Town, Civic Innovation Offices and European Network of Culture and Creativity.

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