Crowdsourcing, Innovation and Information Technology

The event will focus on crowdsourcing from the perspectives of research and practice, introducing current research on the phenomenon and practical examples.

Head of crowdsoucring conceptig & innovation, Pia Erkinheimo, Nokia
Prof. Helmut Krcmar, Technische Univesitaet Muenchen
Prof. Isabel Ramos, University of Minho

Please, register through the link on this page. Participants are taken in the registration order, as long as there is free space in the class room.
This course is free-of-charge for INFORTE member organisation's staff. For others, participation fee is 360 EUR. You can check the list of the member organizations when filling in the registration form.

This event will be held in Agora, Mattilanniemi 2, Jyväskylä.


Monday, June 13
9.15  Opening
9.30  An introduction to CrowdX: from Crowdsourcing to collective intelligence (Prof. Hemut Krcmar)
11.00 Coffee break
11.15 Crowdsourcing creative tasks: various strategies (Prof. Isabel Ramos)
12.45 Lunch
13.45 Crowdosurcing in Nokia (Ms. Pia Erkinheimo, Nokia)
14.30 Coffee
15.00 Panel/discussion
16.00 Closing

Tuesday, June 14
9.15  Idea Competitions and Idea Communities: the cases of  and Texo (Prof. Hemut Krcmar)
10.45 Coffee break
11.00 Ensuring the success of crowdsourcing initiatives: key governance issues (Prof. Isabel Ramos)
12.30 Lunch
13.30 CrowdX as a research topic: design theory driven and observational approaches (Prof. Hemut Krcmar))
15.00 Coffee break
15.15 Discussion
16.00 Closing