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Leading Public Sector Innovation, with Christian Bason (MindLab Denmark)

May 9, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
MaRS Discovery District
101 College Street
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Christian Bason will introduce his new book Leading Public Sector Innovation: Co-creating for a Better Society, which shows how government agencies can use co-creation* to overcome barriers and deliver more value, at lower cost, to citizens and business.  The presentation will be based on inspiring global case studies, practical examples, and the key triggers of public sector innovation outlined in the book.  This event is for public sector managers and staff, social innovators, business innovators, researchers, consultants and others with a stake in the public sector of tomorrow.

A video of Christian's talk and the slides from his presentation while in Canada last year are online at the magazine Horizons, published by Policy Research Institute (PRI), a collaborative research unit of the Federal Government.

Key points from Christian's book can be seen in this article on the Guardian website.  

Christian also wrote a recent contribution to Al Etmanski's blog.

Unfortunately there will only be room for 80 people at this free event, so register early through this Eventbrite link.


About the Speaker Christian Bason, Director, MindLab

Christian is the Director of MindLab, a cross-ministerial organization for citizen-centred innovation. He is passionate about transforming the public sector’s ability to find smarter solutions in a time of unprecedented turbulence. Christian is an expert on innovation, public administration and leadership and has delivered presentations around the world, including audiences at the UN, the European Commission, Stanford University and Cisco. He teaches at Copenhagen Business School, where he is a PhD fellow, and sits on the Advisory Board of the Lisbon Council, a Brussels-based think tank, and the Danish Minister of Science’s ICT Council. Christian is the author of numerous books, blogs, columns and articles.