Intersection: Entrepreneurship & Indigenous Art Conference

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 09:00 to Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 17:00
OCAD University Auditorium 100 McCaul Street, ground floor
Community members: 

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sLab is proud to be a partner in supporting INTERSECTION — a unique gathering of indigenous artists, entrepreneurs, academics and students  at OCAD University the weekend of November 15 and 16, 9 am – 5 pm.

Keynote speaker Dr. Jessica Metcalfe will speak about how applied entrepreneurship as a platform to address local and global social issues.

Three distinct panels will expand discussions on emerging business ideas and social innovation approaches. Integral to the conference is a series of practical workshops using design thinking, including a flourishing business model canvas workshop that will enable attendees to practice and test their ideas for scaling up and sustainability.

The conference will:

  • Highlight successful examples of Triple bottom line (Financial, Social, Environmental) enterprises
  • Provide practical tools and workshops for students and aspiring entrepreneurs
  • Provide success stories of income generation for organizations looking for ways to replace government funding
  • Address intersections and break down barriers between creative and business types

See the Conference website for more information.

Free admission to all – Please register at Eventbrite