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Art Design Business Speaker Series at ECU | Fall 2019

Art Design Business Speaker Series at ECU | Fall 2019


Sep 16, 2019 – Dec 2, 2019

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Room C4245, Emily Carr University of Art + Design

520 E 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC, V5T 0H2 See on Map

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.

These hour-long lectures are free; a limited number of seats are open to current students, industry practitioners and alumni. There is no need to RSVP.

Emily Carr University Room C4245, 520 East 1st Ave.
Select Mondays at 4:30 pm – All Welcome!

Haig Armen, Creative Director, LiFT Studios: Value Proposition Design
4:30 pm, Monday, September 16, 2019

Joanna Buczkowska-McCumber, Executive Director, League of Innovators: Business Model Canvas
4:30 pm, Monday, September 23, 2019

Ian Bell, Founder & CEO, Rosterbot: Pitching
4:30 pm, Monday, October 21, 2019

Amanda Downs, Director of Communications, 1QBit: Brand Storytelling
4:30 pm, Monday, November 4, 2019

Hussein Hallak, Founder & CEO, Next DecentrumValidation
4:30 pm, Monday, November 25, 2019

Paulina CameronCEO, Forum For Women Entrepreneurs: Funding
4:30 pm, Monday, December 2, 2019

Produced in partnership with the Discovery Foundation, ADB3 (Art, Design, Business) is part of the 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.

Operated by Living Labs, the Shumka Centre for Creative Entrepreneurship launched in 2018 to foster the movement of artists and designers into systems and situations where their work and ideas can have the most impact. The Shumka Centre is generously supported by the Vancouver Foundation.

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