Public Sector Innovation Labs and the role of the Third Sector
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 -
12:15 to 13:30
Goodwood House, 44 - 58 May Street, Belfast, BT1 4NN
Malcolm Beattie, Head of Innovation from the Public Sector Reform Division, with the Department of Finance and Personnel (DfP), is hosting a lunchtime session for CO3 members to provide an overview of DfP’s Innovation Labs.
The Innovations Labs are part of the current public service reform agenda, providing a new methodology, which has been used internationally, to develop solutions to complex problems in a short timescale, utilising subject experts in a “hothouse” environment. A number of Innovation Labs have already taken place under a variety of themes, lasting approximately four days, they bring together a range of experts to help stimulate innovation in service delivery and policy design. At the lunchtime session Malcom Beattie will provide a broad overview of the Innovation Labs and the opportunities for Innovation Labs present for Third Sector leaders.