Climate change, energy crisis or migration – our society is currently facing many challenges. At the Think Tank “Social Innovation in Times of Crisis”, experts from the city, science and society will discuss social approaches to solving these challenges on 15 March 2023 from 18:00-19:30 at the Jena Rathausdiele.

Jena citizens are cordially invited to participate in the discussion with their experiences and questions. Guests on the panel will include Eberhard Hertzsch, Head of the Department for Family, Education and Social Affairs of the City of Jena, Christine Schickert, Managing Director “Structural Change of Property”, University of Jena and Anna Uslowa, Head of Language Support at Kindersprachbrücke, Andreas Mehlich, District Manager Winzerla and lecturer at Ernst Abbe University and Julia Brade, Head of the Thuringian Centre for Intercultural Opening. The event will be moderated by Dana Strauß, managing director of the JenaVersum network.

Parallel events in Europe

The think tank in Jena is part of a Europe-wide series of events. Parallel events on the same topic will take place in six other cities. The results of all think tanks will be presented to the public on 25 May at the 6th EC2U Forum in Jena. The aim is to formulate a joint policy recommendation to strengthen knowledge transfer at local and European level.

All interested persons are cordially invited to the event on 15 March at 6:00 pm at the Rathausdiele Jena, Markt 1.