In partnership with Make Something Edmonton, Social Innovation Generation (SIG), and End poverty Edmonton, Skills Society has helped this unique event to come together to explore what social innovation means.
Social Innovation expert Tim Draimin will be in Edmonton on March 13th to give a lecture, spark ideas and answer questions related to what social innovation looks like in Canada.
Tickets are going to go quickly.
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Executive Director of Social Innovation Generation (SiG) National
SiG is a partnership of The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District, the University of Waterloo; and Vancouver’s PLAN Institute. By fostering social innovation, SiG enables the creativity of social innovators to tackle the profound social and environmental challenges facing Canadians.
As Executive Director, Mr. Draimin supports SiG’s growing network of academics, practitioners, social entrepreneurs, allied institutions and partnerships in expanding Canada’s Social Innovation ecosystem.
SiG’s role is to help enable Canadians’ ability to innovate to overcome large scale complex social and environmental challenges through change- or solution-labs and new forms of cross-sectoral partnerships.
When: March 13th 2015
Where: Startup Edmonton (Mercer building)
Breakfast: 7:30 – 8:00 AM
Presentation: 8:00 – 8:40 AM
Group Discussion: 8:40 – 9:00 AM
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