KEYNOTE: Geoff Mulgan – Social innovation: a reflection on past and future decades

Social Innovation: What It Is, Why It Matters and How It Can Be Accelerated. That is the title of a report written by Geoff Mulgan in 2007. For many years he has been in the frontline of innovation policy, as a pioneer thinker, author and advisor as well as in his recent role as chief executive at Nesta, the UK Innovation agency. Looking back over the last decade Geoff will in his key note speech reflect in the development of the field of social innovation as well as future scenarios where social innovations will play a crucial role.