Program

Day 01

Coworking Convention Day – November 24th 2014

Timing Subject Speaker
09.00 Arrival and Registration
09.30 Welcome speech, overview of the conference's program and goals Jean-Yves Huwart, Global Enterprise, Coworking Europe conference's organiser (Belgium)
9.35 Official welcome in Lisbon Antonio Costa, Lisbon Mayor, and Grasa Fonseca, Lisbon Deputy Mayor (Portugal)
09.40 Introducing the Lisbon Startup Ecosystem Paulo Soeiro de Carvalho, general director for Economy and Innovation in the Lisbon City Council (Portugal)
9.55 An overview of the Portuguese Coworking scene Fernando Mendes, Cowork Lisboa (Portugal)
10.05 Coworking facts and figures in 2014 - Presentation of the World Coworking Survey

Carsten Foertsch, Deskmag (Germany)
10.20 Survey outcome tbc
10.35 The coworking boom in the Boston Metro area and how Workbar built a network in the area Bill Jacobson, Workbar Boston (US)
10.50 Talent Garden : a rising European coworking brand expanding in the US Damiano Ramazzotti, Talent Garden (Italy)
11.05 Ice Breaker session Facilitated interactive session - by Next Space (San Francisco)
11.35 Coffee Break
11.55 Coworking as a corner stone to position Sarajevo as a digital entrepreneurship hotspot Amanda Gray
12.10 The HUBBA success story: shift from being a community leader to become a professional ecosystem builder Amarit Charoenphan, HUBBA Coworking (Thailand)
12.25 How our coworking space collaborates with corporations, such as Airbus, to support their innovation process Claudio Vandi, Numa (France)
12.40 Business Centers, Incubators... : why coworking community and hospitality services will win in the traditional office industry tbc
12.50 tbc
13.00 Lunch
14.30
14.35 - 15.25 Breakout sessions
Room1 The art of managing coworking growth, without hurting the soul or the hosting quality Ashley Proctor (Blueprint, Toronto), Lorenzo Cappellini (Multiverso, Florence), Benjamin Dyett (Grind, New York City)
Room2 Can real estate owners and business center operators succeed in developping communities of their own ? Or should they partner up ? Bernard Perelsztejn (The Loft, Brussels), Bill Jacobson (Workbar, Boston, tbc), John Milhando (Alliance Business Center, Amsterdam)
Room3 Interactive session (co-create an answer) - How to make the best use of multiplying Coworking Directories ? The audience is invited to take part in the discussion and co-create an answer - W/ participation of CoworkingLondon.com (Pier Paulo Mucelli, UK), Coworking Wiki (Susan Dorsch, Office Nomads, Seattle ?), Deskmag, Global Coworking Map, Cris Santamarina (Coworking Activist, Berlin)
15.35 - 16.25
Room1 How can your coworking space apply for 1 million € funding ? Anthony Gutman, Remix Coworking (Paris, France), NextSpace (San Francisco, US)
Room2 Should corporations put their own coworking units in place ? Magith Noohukhan, Xing AG social network (Hamburg, Germany)
Room3 Interactive session (co-create an answer) - The audience is invited to take part in the discussion and co-create an answer - Topic to be determined online
16.35 - 17.25 Breakout session (panels)
Room1 Coworking spaces as gateway to implement policies in the fields of entrepreneurship, sustainable development, city planning or the digitization of the elderly people Christian Cordes (Coworking Deutschland Conference, Germany), Paulo Soeiro de Carvalho (Lisbon City Council, Portugal, tbc)
Room2 Independent workers, nomadic employees : coworking spaces to be the "exoskeleton" of the new workforce generation ? Philipp Hentschel (Welance, Berlin), Belen de Perez (Synergia3 Coworking Lab, Buenos Aires)
Room3 Interactive session (co-create an answer) - Can coworking become sustainable in remote areas ? The audience is invited to take part in the discussion and co-create an answer - W/ Julianne Becker, Janosch Dietrich (Workation Retreat, Berlin), Clive Peckham (European Rural Public Authorities)
17.30 Wrap up
17.40 Networking Cocktail

 

Day 02

Coworking Europe Unconference – November 25th 2014

An unconference is a full day of collaborative workshops proposed and facilitated by the participants themselves, with the logistical support of the conference infrastructure and staff.

Timing Subject Speaker
9.45 Welcome
10.00 Day 2 - Introduction speech Jean-Yves Huwart
10.05 The rise of the freelance economy and how coworking supports it (Study) Oksana Zheleznova, Serebro Lab (Moscow)
10.15 Unconference Technical Briefing
10.20 Co-creation of the program schedule for the day
10.45-11.35 Session 1 (6 rooms) Participative
11.40-12.30 Session 2 (6 rooms) Participative
12.30 Lunch
13.45-14.35

Session 3 (6 rooms) Participative
14.40-15.30 Session 4 (6 rooms) Participative
15.30 Break
15.55-16.45 Session 5 (6 rooms) Participative
16.50-17.40 Session 6 (6 rooms) Participative
17.45 End of the working day - Wrap up
18.00 Free time
20.30 (Starting at) Party

Day 03

Coworking Convention Day –  November 26th 2014

Timing Subject Organised by
9.45 Welcome at Sao Jorge Cinema
10.15 Workshop 1 : Co-create new service ideas and business models to increase a Coworking spaces' revenue stream Manuella Procopio (Italy) / Ulrich Schubert (Germany)
10.15

Workshop 2 -
10.15 Unconference - Additional sessions (Until 13.00) Participative
12.15 Lisbon Coworking Tour briefing and group gatherings Fernando Mendes, Cowork Lisboa
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Lisbon Coworking Tour
18.00 Free Time
21.00 (starting at) Coworking Europe Party Venue :

Registration

The Coworking Europe 2014 conference will take place in Lisbon on November 24th, 25th, and 26th.

  • Early bird registration until July 31st 2013.
  • Mid-Price registration until September 20th 2013.
  • Full price registration starting from September 21st 2013.

Pricing :

  • Early Bird (€195.00)
  • Mentor (€330.00)
  • Full price (€440.00)


Where ?

Sao Jorge Cinema – Event Venue
Address:
Avenida da Liberdade, 175
1250-141 LISBOA