What is Global Service Jam?
Global Service Jam is the world’s largest globally organized, simultaneous, cross-continental, 48 hour innovation event. Participants with diverse expertise will team up to co-create, combine ideas and share tangible solutions for service and social improvements in a dynamic environment. The hosts will provide necessary support including guidance, toolbox and communication platform. During the event, all participants will take part in communication across different cities around the globe. On March 9, 3:00 p.m. Shanghai local time, all the participants shall upload their work onto the platform (http://planet.globalservicejam.org/) and share them with the rest of the world. Learn more about the Global Service Jam and Results in 2013. click to watch the video last year http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNjQ5NzM3NDky.html
How to join?
- The jam is a non-profit event. It is free. Hurry up as places are limited! Register online now！
- This event aims to facilitate creativity and knowledge building, aiming at entrepreneurship and development of new service ideas. The participants for this event are selected based on background and experience to insure a diverse, professional and “Outcome Oriented” group that is focused on the tasks at hand.
- Put the dates in your calendar, and bring your funny hats and musical instrument if you have one.
Be a Jammer: Anyone who has an open mind and wants to practice a hands-on approach to creativity and problem solving, make sure you are available to join ALL 3 days to ensure seamless collaboration and team dynamic. Jam is a great place to learn new skills, challenge yourself and meet great people while having fun. Your designs and projects have the potential to create a real impact on a more sustainable future.
See other jammers all over the world
Be an Observer: If you can’t commit to all 3 days, you are also welcome to observe the jam on the Friday opening session and final sharing session on Sunday afternoon.
Be A Spark: Helping to get the juices flowing, be inspiring and share you knowledge about Service Design, New Business Model Generation, Social Entrepreneurship etc… – When: 20 minutes from 4-6pm on Friday March 7th
Be A Mentor: Spending time with the jammers to help guide their directions, brainstorm, plan and prototyping – When: Sessions Saturday March 8th 10:30-11:30 and 16:00 – 17:00
Be A Juror: Providing feedback on practicability, feasibility and potential scale for what the jammers have created – When: Sunday March 9th from 3-6pm
Who is hosting?
CBi China Bridge, an insight-based innovation firm, wants to promote sustainability design in China, and introduce people to a design-based approach to creativity and problem solving though this exciting event. China Bridge’s role will be to provide a public platform for creative minds in Shanghai’s professional community and connect with the world.
When and Where?
TIME: March 7th-9th 2014
(March 7th 3pm-9pm, March 8th 9am-9pm, March 9th , 9am-6pm)
PLACE : CBi China Bridge Office;
359 Kangding Rd, 4F, Jingan District/ near Shanxi Bei Rd