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Thursday, October 3 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Social Innovation Labs

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Early Bird ends July 25, 2013.Labs are an emerging way tackling complex challenges. This panel will address how they are using this approach in their country and how social enterprises can emerge from this work to enable sustainability.

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Moderators
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Tim Draimin

Executive Director, Social Innovation Generation
Tim Draimin is the Executive Director of Social Innovation and advises The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation. He is a board member of Social Innovation Exchange (SIX), Trico Charitable Foundation and Sustainability Colab. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Grand Challenges Canada and of the international social innovation advisory council to Mayor Park Won-soon of Seoul, South Korea.

Speakers
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Joeri Van den steen Hoven

Mars Discovery District Director, MaRS Solutions, Mars Discovery District
Joeri van den Steenhoven is Director of MaRS Solutions Lab. This Toronto-based social innovation lab aims to improve the lives of citizens and communities in Canada. The lab works on tackling complex, systems-level challenges together with stakeholders and innovators. Before Joeri van den Steenhoven was co-founder and CEO of Knowledgeland, one of the leading change labs in the Netherlands and Europe. He has also worked as a director at the... Read More →
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Runa Sabroe

Chief Consultant, MindLab
MindLab is a cross-ministerial innovation unit which involves citizens and businesses in creating new solutions for society. MindLab is instrumental in helping the ministry’s key decision-makers and employees view their efforts from the outside-in, to see them from a citizen’s perspective. MindLab use this approach as a platform for co-creating better ideas. | | Runa Sabroe holds an MA in Media Studies and is an expert in... Read More →
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Sarah Schulman

Visiting Scholar, Kennisland, Founder, InWithFor
Sarah is a social problem-solver. She works with young people, older people, families, designers, social scientists, and policymakers to co-design, prototype, and spread solutions. That improve social outcomes, and reduce inequalities.  In 2009, Sarah co-founded InWithFor and worked in, with, and for The Australian Centre for Social Innovation building their Radical Redesign Team, developing the Working Backwards methodology, and... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 11:00am - 12:30pm
Glen 206 TELUS Convention Centre

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