The week of May 12th to May 15th 2014 is Social Business Week in Lund.

Social Innovation Lab

The first portion of it (May 12th to May 14th) is dedicated to the Social Innovation Lab. A rousing three day workshop consisting of social business activities, experimentation, training and the future of social entrepreneurship. Participants will have the chance to engage, interact, learn and be inspired by the role social business will play in the future of society.

The first day is dedicated to Social Business; improving your understanding and listening to inspiring social entrepreneurs. Participants will also be presented with the opportunity to take part of an exciting European Union project concerned with relevant social issues. Afterwards, a dinner and a movie night will be held. During day two, the participants will learn about the basic tools for Social Business start-ups, examine new provocative trends and even be able to influence existing businesses. To conclude, they will relax with a barbecue and live music. The final day will be filled with interactive workshops where the participants are able to put their new knowledge into action. They will work on real life cases of current social challenges and compete in a video pitch competition. It will end with a dinner and a dance on the Black Pearl dance floor.

Date: 12th-14th May, 2014

Location: LU Open, Scheelevägen 15 A, Alfa 2, Lund

Cost for 3 days: 250 SEK (incl. lunch and dinner)

Cost for 1 day: 100 SEK (incl. lunch and dinner)
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European Social Business Forum 2014

The last day of the Social Business Week in Lund is the European Social Business Forum 2014. It is dedicated to exploring the economic and social problems created both locally and internationally as well as address sustainable development. Some features include true stories of social entrepreneurs, presentations from engaging speakers and an effort to collectively build the Lund Declaration of Social Innovation. There are two options for participation:

1. Breakfast and speech 08:00-09:30
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate – 250 SEK (free for students)
2. The whole day 08.00-17:45
1 500 SEK (free for students)

Date: 15th May 2014
Place: Medicon Village in Lund

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