On March 30-31st 2016 in Santiago, Chile, the Laboratorio de Gobierno of the Chilean Government and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), will host Future State: Innovation for the People, an international public innovation conference.

Future State is an international conference in which more than 300 experts and practitioners, such as Ministers, Public Services Managers, Civil Servants, Academics and Public Innovators will share their experiences in dealing with the challenges that governments are facing nowadays to design and implement their public sector innovation agendas

The conference will feature a combination of plenary sessions where public sector practitioners will learn about international research and first hand experience on public sector innovation; breakout sessions focusing on discussing innovation challenges and enablers; and workshops where participants will try out new tools and use innovative methods to solve problems.