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Discovery Foundation’s Art, Design, Business Speaker Series

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 B4130, 520 East 1st Ave.
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. ADB3 is produced in partnership with the Discovery Foundation through the Shumka Centre for Creative Entrepreneurship.

 

James Chutter, Head of Venture Strategy, Axiom Zen: Value Proposition Design
4:30 pm, September 18, 2017

Joanna Buczkowska-McCumber, Managing Director, The Next Big Thing: Business Model Canvas
4:30 pm, October 2, 2017

Ian Bell, Co-Founder, Rosterbot: Pitching
4:30 pm, October 23, 2017

Amanda Downs, Director of Communications, 1QBit: Brand Storytelling
4:30 pm, November 6, 2017

Alex Chuang, Co-founder and CSO, Launch Academy: Validation
4:30 pm, November 20, 2017

Paulina Cameron, Director, Futurpreneur: Funding
4:30 pm, December 4, 2017

ADB3 (Art, Design, Business) is a program that 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. Students at Emily Carr are highly entrepreneurial and possess the creative vision and cross-disciplinary problem-solving skills that will place them at the vanguard in a world of business and culture that is fully situated within a technology-based paradigm. Various programs at Emily Carr exist to support the development of these technology-based companies and products. ADB3 augments the activities of these existing programs, bringing business and commercialization experts into bi-weekly studio visits and guest lectures in order to build networks, provide opportunities for professional development, and support business learning.

These lectures are free; a limited number of seats are open to current students, industry practitioners and alumni. ABD3 is produced in partnership with the Discovery Foundation  through the Shumka Centre for Creative Entrepreneurship.

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