Hosts

Mari KIVINIEMI

Deputy Secretary-General

OECD

@marikiviniemi

Biography

José António VIEIRA DA SILVA

Minister of Labour, Solidarity & Social Security

PORTUGAL

@trabalho_pt

Biography

Lamia KAMAL-CHAOUI

Director - Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions & Cities

OECD

@LamiaKC_CFE

Biography

Fernando FREIRE

President

CCDR-N, Portugal

@ccdrn

Biography

Rui MOREIRA

Mayor

Porto, Portugal

@visitporto

Biography

Ricardo RIO

Mayor

Braga, Portugal

@JuntosporBraga

Biography

José Maria COSTA

Mayor

Viana do Castelo, Portugal

@ImprensaViana

Biography

Speakers (A-Z)

Iris ARBEL

Innovation Management Expert, Consultant and Lecturer

Israel Institute of Technology

@TechnionLive

Biography

Loubna AZGHOUD

COO, Women in Business

Women in Tech.Brussels, Belgium

@louasgood

Biography

Jonathan BARR

Head of the Employment and Skills Unit, CFE

OECD

@OECD_local

Biography

Menno BART

Public Affairs Manager

Adecco Group, Switzerland

@mennobart

Biography

David BARTOLINI

Senior Economist, CFE

OECD

@OECD_local

Biography

Natalia BASTERRECHEA

Head of Public Policy Spain and Portugal 

Facebook, Spain


Biography

Claudia BELLI

Head Social Business And Microfinance

BNP Paribas, France

@claudiaberry1

Biography

Letizia BERTAZZON

Researcher

Veneto Lavoro, Italy

@venetolavoroRV

Biography

Jeffrey BROWN

Manager, Future of Work & AI 

Bertelsmann Foundation, USA

@BertelsmannFdn

Biography

Mario CALDERINI

Professor

Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

@mariocalderini

Biography

 

Daniel CAMPELO

Board Director

Aromáticas Vivas, Portugal


Biography

 

Joana CARVALHO

Co-founder 

Dinamo10, Portugal

@DINAMODEZ

Biography

Duncan CASS-BEGGS

Counsellor for Strategic Foresight 

OECD

@OECD

Biography

Raphaël CONZ

Economic Promotion Manager and Member of the Board of Directors, InnoVaud

 InnoVaud, Switzerland

@InnoVaud

Biography

Peter CRETICOS

President and Executive Director

Institute for Work and the Economy, USA

Biography

Emma CRICHTON

Executive Director

PeoplePlus Enterprises, Australia

@emmamelbourne

Biography

Lucia CUSMANO

Acting Head of the SME and Entrepreneurship Division, CFE

OECD

@OECD_local

Biography

Eli DAVID

CEO

StartupBlink, Israel

@startupblink

Biography

Pedro DUARTE

Corporate, External & Legal Affairs Director

Microsoft Portugal

@Pedro_Duarte

Biography

Antonio DIEB

President

Agency for Development and Cohesion, Portugal

@ADeCoesao

Biography

Randall EBERTS

President

W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, USA

@UpjohnInstitute

Biography

Samuel ENGBLOM

Policy Director

TCO, Sweden

@samuelengblom

Biography

 

Raffaele FARELLA

Director for International Affairs

Autonomous Province of Trento, Italy

@ProvinciaTrento

Biography

Cristina FARINHA

Culture & Creative Economy Expert

 Ecures, Portugal


Biography

Telma FERREIRA

Resident artist

Collectiva | Joalharia de Autor, Portugal


Biography

Markus FREIBURG

Founder & CEO

FASE, Germany

Biography

Laurent FRIDERES

Head of Unit, Evidence and Outreach

ESPON

@LaurentFrideres

Biography

Sylvain GIGUÈRE

Head of LESI Division and LEED Programme, CFE

OECD

@OECD_local

Biography

Josephine HAGE

Deputy Director

Creative Saxony, Germany

@sublimine

Biography

Sandra HANNIG

Policy Analyst, CFE

OECD

@OECD_local

Biography

Nicolas HAZARD

President
INCO, France and USA
@nicolashazard

Biography

Paul HEALY

CEO

Skillnet Ireland

@pjthealy

Biography

 

Niina IMMONEN

Director, Smart City Services

Business Tampere, Finland

@NiinaImmonen

Biography

Gorazd JENKO

Senior Expert

Government Office for Development and EU Cohesion Policy, Slovenia

Biography

Sunil JOHAL

Policy Director, Mowat Centre

University of Toronto, Canada

@JohalSunil

Biography

Tracey JOHNSON

Project Director

Digital Media Centre, UK

@cr8tvebarnsley

Biography

Patrik KOVACS

Vice-President, SME&Entrepreneurship Taskforce

BIAC, OECD

@BusinessatOECD

Biography

Marguerita LANE

Economist, ELS

OECD

@OECD_social

Biography

Denis LEAMY

CEO & Chair of the LEED Forum 

Pobal, Ireland

@DenisLeamy

Biography

Lu LI

Blooming Founders and UK Ambassador of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

UK

@houseofli

Biography

Angelo MARTINS

Co-ordinator of SWitCH

ISEP, Portugal

@PortoTechHub

Biography

Alexandre MENDES

Executive Director

Startup Braga, Portugal

@StartUpBraga

Biography

Roman MENDLE

Manager, Smart and Circular Cities

ICLEI, Germany

@rsmendle

Biography

Paolo MONTEMURRO

Director

Materahub, Italy

@PaoloMontemurro

Biography

Luis NEVES

President 

Porto Tech Hub, Portugal

@PortoTechHub

Biography

Antonella NOYA

Head of the Social Economy and Innovation Unit, CFE

OECD

@OECD_local

Biography

Séin Ó MUINEACHÁIN

Team Lead - Economic Graph Analytics (EMEA)

LinkedIn, Ireland

@shanemoynihan

Biography

Carlos OLIVEIRA

Director of Communication and Cooperation, Faculty of Engineering 

University of Porto, Portugal

@UPorto

Biography

Joaquim OLIVEIRA MARTINS

Deputy Director, CFE

OECD

@JoaquimOM

Biography

Anu PARANTAINEN

Head of Planning and Development, Education Dept.

City of Turku, Finland

@aparanta

Biography

Miguel PEREIRA LEITE

President of Municipal Assembly

Porto, Portugal

@visitporto

Biography

Christin PFEIFFER

Expert, Dir. Industrial Policies, Competitiveness and SMEs

Ministry for Economic Development, Italy

@MISE_GOV

Biography

Paola PISANO

Deputy Mayor 

City of Turin, Italy

@pisanoassessore

Biography

Dirk PLEES

Co-ordinator for internationalisation 

Province of Limburg, Netherlands

@limburg

Biography

Marissa PLOUIN

Co-ordinator, Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth initiative, CFE

OECD

@MarissaPlouin

Biography

Alessandra PROTO

Acting Head of the Trento Centre for Local Development, CFE

OECD

@AlessandraProto

Biography

Risto RAIVIO

Senior Expert, DG Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion

European Commission

@EU_Social

Biography

Peter RAMSDEN

Managing Director

Freiss Ltd and URBACT, UK

@peterramsden2

Biography

Carlos RIBAS

CEO

Bosh Portugal

@Bosch_Portugal

Biography

Cristian SANTIBANEZ

Founder & CEO

SC Consulting, France

@crisantibanez

Biography

Filipe SANTOS

Professor of Social Entrepreneurship

Católica-Lisbon School of Business & Economics, Portugal

@CATOLICA_LISBON

Biography

Inês SANTOS SILVA

Adviser 

Cabinet of the Secretary of State of Industry, Portugal

@isss111

Biography

Aline SARA

Co-funder & CEO

NaTakallam, USA

@natakallam

Biography

Ester SILVA

Vice-President

CCDR-N, Portugal

@ccdrn

Sally SINCLAIR

CEO

NESA, Australia

@nesa01

Biography

Naima SMAINI

Policy Analyst, CFE

OECD

@OECD_local

Biography

Sara SOUSA

Head of HR

BLIP, Portugal

@blip_pt

Biography

Anna STÅHLBERG

Administrative Official 

Municipality of Gävle, Sweden


Biography

Julia STAUDT

Policy Analyst for Strategic Foresight 

OECD

@OECD

Biography

Johan STEVENS

CEO

SANITOP, Portugal


Biography

Ekaterina TRAVKINA

Co-ordinator - Culture, Creative Industries and Local Developmen, CFE

OECD

@OECD_local

Biography

Chris WARHURST

Director

Warwick Institute for Employment Research, UK

@warwickier

Biography

Suzanne WISSE-HUISKES

Incoming Executive Director

Euclid Network

@suzannewisse

Biography

Paul ZEALEY

Skills Planning Lead

Skills Development Scotland, UK

@paulzealey

Biography

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