Events

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Upcoming Events

Innovation Movement Training – Spring 2022

Date: 3 to 31 March 2022 - 8 sessions during a 4-week period

Location: Virtual

A hands-on experience, where you work in cross-functional and cross-organizational teams on innovation methodologies. The training engages leaders in innovation and provides processes and tools to assess the value-adding potential and the challenges of innovation-driven agencies and organizations.
Mapping the Humanitarian Transformation: Spotlight on Innovation in International NGOs

Date: 5 April 2022

Location: Campus Biotech - Geneva & Virtual

Presentation of the research paper “Mapping the Humanitarian Transformation: Spotlight on Innovation in International NGOs” (2021 – UNIGE, Center for Innovation & Partnerships and Geneva Innovation Movement).  The research paper presents a snapshot of innovation in International NGO’s today. It highlights key opportunities and challenges to fostering further innovation as we move into the post-pandemic world.
Teams Cultivating Inner Resilience to Change

Date: To be confirmed

Location: Virtual

A two-part, interactive seminar that fosters inner resilience within ourselves and among our teams to encourage a more harmonious, dynamic work environment, vital to a continuously productive and efficient organization that also faces personal and organizational adaptation to the Next Normal of the work environment.
Experimental Innovation

Date: February 2022, TBC

Location: Virtual or Hybrid

Hands-on workshop on experimental innovation in developing countries and how this knowledge can be applied in the Geneva Ecosystem
Innovation for Climate and Bio-diversity

Date: To be confirmed

Location: To be confirmed

Bootcamp on Innovation for Climate and Bio-diversity, with focus on how individuals and International Organizations can play a significant role in the integration of climate and bio-diversity goals in their missions and mandates.

Past Events

New horizon for investments in innovations for global health and resilient health systems
The event, hosted by the Health Innovation Exchange and co-hosted by the Geneva Innovation Movement, will bring together key leaders from both public and private sectors around the connecting theme of developing new and innovative models for scaling access to healthcare and building resilient health systems. 
Innovating Together for a Resilient International Geneva
This interactive panel discussion will engage Club Diplomatique and GIM members and co-create learnings. The network will be privy to cutting edge research and findings on the managerial best practices and challenges of innovating within bureaucratic systems.
Innovation Movement Training – Fall 2021
A hands-on experience, where you work in cross-functional and cross-organizational teams on innovation methodologies. The training engages leaders in innovation and provides processes and tools to assess the value-adding potential and the challenges of innovation-driven agencies and organizations.
Organising for Good: Innovation within the UN Organzitions
This webinar features an academia-practitioner dialogue on the topic of Innovation in the UN Organizations. To address the SDGs, UN Organizations are facing multiple pressures to embrace innovation and transform rapidly. This webinar will focus in on academic research as well as practical implementations in different sectors. Registration: https://orgdesigncomm.com/Organizing-for-Good
Strategic Management Society Annual Conference
Academia-Practioner dialogue on the topic of Innovation in UN Organizations. The panel, including GIM Founding Members Dr. Tina Ambos and Dr. Katherine Tatarinov, discusses the multiple challenges the Organizations face to embrace innovation and transform rapidly.
Modern Agile Concepts in Flexible and Hybrid Work Settings
Agile methodologies are an important tool for innovation that can foster the creative environment required for innovation from the inside. Daniella Wuerz, among others, will present the #NewWork pilot experiment and focus on what are agile methodologies, what are the prerequisites for implementation and how can organizations benefit from it in times of uncertainty and among virtual teams.

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