August Issue – IC goes
What a summer! While whole Europe faced more rain than acceptable during the season that is
supposed to be the hottest of the year, the Innovation Circle Network looks back to a hot August 2011. The 5th edition
of the ICN Summer Youth Camp was a success
with more than 60 participants from eight different countries and just recently the IC Board Members met in Berlin to
discuss the latest issues and to visit Germany's political headquarters, the Bundestag. One outcome of the meeting: The
Annual IC conference will take place 8th – 9th of December 2011 in Jurmala, Latvia. More info about the
program will be published on www.innovationcircle.net
Let’s look forward to a hot autumn
VIDEO: Welcome to Alytus city, Lithuania!
IC Board Members visited the Bundestag - “… and then we take
Cliff Hague's BLOG -
“Working with communities”
That was the IC Summer Youth Camp
2011 - “The generation that makes a difference”
The most expensive cities in the world - New App shows
effects of currency turbulence
Polish EU-presidency - “To promote
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27 August: Social Entrepreneurship in
01 – 03 September: International Conference on Innovative Technologies
07 – 08 September: Innov-Agri 2011 Grand
08 – 11 September: European Culture
Congress (Wroc?aw, Poland)
IC Board Members visited the Bundestag
Berlin was the place to be for
the latest Innovation Circle Board Meeting. This week ten IC members went for a flying visit to Germany’s
capital. The program included a visit to the Bundestag as well as a comprehensive agenda for the Board Meeting. New
contacts are made to spread the word about ICN.
Cliff Hague's BLOG
The idea of involving citizens
in decisions about the way their neighbourhood or town develops has been central to the projects that IC partners have
undertaken. Now a new book provides a wide ranging review of just what is involved in such work.
That was the ICN Summer Youth Camp 2011
About 50 young people from eight different countries made this year’s
ICN Summer Youth Camp another successful and beneficial event. Together they showed the potential of youths.
“We had a tremendous camp, with a lot of important discussions”, resumed Camp leader Anders
Polish Presidency offers extensive cultural program
With more than 1400 artistic
events to be organized, the cultural program of the Polish Presidency has been one of the most ambitious projects to
promote Poland since 1989. Projects prepared by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, in cooperation with Polish and foreign
partners, will be presented in the most important galleries, theatres and clubs, and at the most important festivals in
Brussels, Paris, London, Berlin, Madrid, Moscow, Kiev, Minsk, Beijing and Tokyo.
New App shows effects of currency turbulence
How much do I pay for a
three-room apartment in Paris, Chicago or Nairobi? What does public transportation cost in Jakarta, London or Montreal?
How much does a department head earn in Zurich, Buenos Aires or Sydney? These are a few of the comparisons for prices
and earnings that an iPhone application developed by UBS makes possible.