Great debate: Government can’t innovate

Breakout stage 1

Change is hard. Many claim that when it comes to government, it’s downright impossible: More restrictions, fewer resources, and greater demands. But there are plenty of examples of government innovation to point to around the world.

In this no-holds-barred Oxford-style debate, two teams take opposing sides to debate the statement: “Government can’t innovate.” It’s a format that engages the audience, too, since attendees vote before and after the session, and the winner is the team that convinced them to change their mind.

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