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Awards Ceremony - European Social Innovation Competition 2016
Thu 27 October 2016, 14:00 – 20:00 CEST
Awards Ceremony - European Social Innovation Competition 2016 - Integrated Futures
Join us for the Awards Ceremony of the 2016 European Social Innovation Competition at 14.00 on 27 October 2016 at the Albert Hall in Brussels.
The ceremony marks the culmination of this year's competition to find innovative ideas to realise the potential of refugees and migrants in Europe.
As well as hearing from European Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska, guests will have the opportunity to listen to the ten finalists' solutions of how to support the successful integration of refugees and migrants, before this year's three winners are announced. We will also announce the winner of the impact prize, awarded to the project from the 2015 competition which has gone on to achieve the greatest results. The Master of Ceremonies will be Bruno Wattenbergh from Impulse-Brussels Enterprise Agency.
If you have any questions regarding the event or competition contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
14.00-15.00 Registration & welcome refreshments
Meet the finalists on their stands
15.00-15.15 Welcoming words
Belinda Pyke, Director for Migration, Mobility and
Innovation, DG Home
15.15-15.30 Taking you through the journey
The competition in a nutshell
Jenny Prosser, Programme Manager - EU Prizes,
Centre for Challenge Prizes, Nesta
15.30-16.00 Getting to know the finalists
Pitches by the 10 teams
16.00-17.00 Meet the real experts
5 newcomers share their experiences
Interactive session moderated by Michaela Sieh,
Project Director, World Cafe Community Foundation
17.00-17.30 Networking break
17.30-18.00 Award time
Elżbieta Bieńkowska, European Commissioner
Impact prize - for the 2015 project with the greatest
Integrated Futures - 3 awards for the best solutions
18.00-20.00 Celebration cocktail and canapés
Directions: The venue can be reached by car/taxi, bus (buses 34 and 36; bus stop: La Chasse) and tram (tram 81; tram stop: Eglise Saint-Antoine).
From Brussels Airport: Approximately 40 minutes by taxi or 50 minutes by public transport.
From Brussels-Midi station: Approximately 20 minutes by taxi or 30 minutes by public transport.