Discovery Foundation Art, Design, Business Speaker Series
This fall, hear the stories of six entrepreneurs, designers and tech pioneers who’ve put together wildly successful startups, worked with top companies, and developed new and incredible products and business models. This series of guest lectures brings together a phenomenal breadth of experience in entrepreneurship practices, with a focus on the creative sector.
Room C4245, 520 East 1st Ave.
Select Mondays at 4:30 pm – All Welcome!
These lectures are free; a limited number of seats are open to current students, industry practitioners and alumni. No registration is needed. The speaker series is produced in partnership with the Discovery Foundation through the Shumka Centre for Creative Entrepreneurship.
Haig Armen, Creative Director, LiFT Studios: Value Proposition Design
4:30 pm, September 17, 2018
Joanna Buczkowska-McCumber, Executive Director, League of Innovators: Business Model Canvas
4:30 pm, October 1, 2018
Ian Bell, Founder & CEO, Rosterbot: Pitching
4:30 pm, October 15, 2018
Amanda Downs, Director of Communications, 1QBit: Brand Storytelling
4:30 pm, November 5, 2018
Hussein Hallak, Founder & CEO, Next Decentrum: Validation
4:30 pm, November 26, 2018
Paulina Cameron, Director, Futurpreneur: Funding
4:30 pm, December 3, 2018
ADB3 (Art, Design, Business) is part of Living Labs’ newly established Discovery Foundation Mentorship Program. The program engages experts in business,technology, interaction design, industrial design, and materials-based research in order to transfer knowledge to emerging entrepreneurs who demonstrate the desire and capability to establish technology companies in BC, particularly in the connected devices space between hardware and software. By bringing experts from different backgrounds to the University, the program will build relationships and networks that can support students as they create, refine, and launch the next generation of technology-driven businesses and products.