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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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Ira Alanko

Finish PM Experimentation Unit
Project Manager
Helsinki, Finland
Ira Alanko manages of one of the Finnish Government's key projects to promote taking an experimental approach to problem solving and developing governance in Finland. Ira’s team provides information on piloting and experimenting plus gives practical advice to those interested in taking this approach. The Unit assists in promoting the Government’s strategic objectives by removing existing obstacles and improving the chances of success. It creates a digital platform for sharing information and funding experiments, which will be an important tool in the innovation process to improve governance in the future.