Open Geneva Open Innovation Festival

Thank you all for this
8th Open Innovation Festival!

This year, almost 1,000 participants came together to experience over 30 innovative events, concretely stimulating collective intelligence in Geneva.

Throughout the Festival, we experimented with a new citizen journalism tool. The community got involved, sharing their experiences and highlights of the Festival. The result? Some fifty articles published in the Festival Journal, illustrating the vitality of this innovative approach to communication.

Discover the highlights, impactful experiences and results of this 8th edition of the Festival below.

Relive our launch conference

In a world where information is both ubiquitous and instantly accessible, the role of journalism continues to evolve at dizzying speed. The conference "Journalisme Citoyen à l'ère numérique: Futur des Médias?", moderated by Yves Daccord, President of Le Temps, will explore the contours of this transformation, focusing on four main areas: the education of tomorrow's journalists, the place of the traditional press in a changing media landscape, the impact of artificial intelligence and new technologies on the dissemination of information, and finally, the growing role of citizen journalism. 

The panelists are :

- Nathalie Pignard-CheynelProfessor of Journalism and Digital Information at the University of Neuchâtel

- Catherine Bokonga-Fiankanaccredited senior correspondent for the UN in Geneva

- Paul-Olivier Dehayeexpert in new media technologies

- Hannes Grasseggerjournalist and founder of a Swiss digital start-up

Sami Kanaan, Administrative Councillor in charge of the Department of Culture and Digital Transition for the City of Geneva, was our guest to open this conference.

Thanks to all our supporters

Special thanks to our partners Services Industriels de Genève, CCIG and Etat de Genève for their support.

A look back at the 2023 Festival

Discover the history of the Open Geneva Festival!

The Open Innovation Festival has been running since 2017. Read a summary of previous editions.

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