2020 Events

Vital Conversations with Young Adults  

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Are you ready for the future of work?

About this Event

Are you a young professional in the Grey Bruce area? An entrepreneur? Currently seeking to live and work locally? Participate in the conversation that uses an online visual collaborative platform that fosters design thinking. Share your thoughts on the changing nature of work and engage in a discussion that will be reflected in an upcoming Vital Signs report.

The online sessions will be facilitated by Melri Wright and Mike Wright of Ledge Leadership. The first meeting on Tuesday, October 20 will take a World Café style sharing knowledge and creating possibilities for action built on the notion of group intelligence. Participants will hear from inspiring local guest speakers and will be part of small group discussions. The second meeting, on Thursday October 22, presented in collaboration with Georgian College Centre for Changemaking and Social Innovation, will utilize an online design thinking platform that encourages visual collaborative thinking.

Mapping Our Road to Recovery
Part 4: Working Together Towards A More Resilient, Inclusive, and Sustainable Future

Final Notes

Watch the Zoom Event

On Wednesday, June 24, 4:30-6pm, Part 4 Working together towards a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable future will feature speakers from the major sectors of business, nonprofit/charitable, government, and philanthropy. This session will explore themes and action items in some of the Recovery Task Force plans across the region and how can we align objectives, pool resources, and accelerate collective action towards creating a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable future.

Participants will receive a Zoom link to join in the confirmation email sent after registration, and again 48 hours and 24 hours before the event.

Mapping Our Road to Recovery
Part 3: Strategic Investments – Municipal Collaboration for Recovery

Final Notes

Watch the Zoom Event

Wednesday, June 10, 4:30-6pm

This session will explore what makes an investment strategic, what pools of capital can be considered for these investments, and how can we align objectives, pool resources, and accelerate municipal collaboration towards bringing ideas to life that can build a more resilient and sustainable future.

Participants will receive a Zoom link to join in the confirmation email sent after registration, and again 48 hours and 24 hours before the event.

Mapping Our Road to Recovery
Part 2: Facing the Future – A Collective Arts Strategy

Final Notes

This online discussion will feature speakers from the major sectors of business, nonprofit/charitable, government, and philanthropy.

Arts & Culture straddles all four sectors and is a key economic driver for municipalities across the country and around the world. It is a magnet for tourism, hospitality-related businesses, and next generation innovators.

Mapping Part 2

Mapping Our Road to Recovery Online Discussion Series
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May 27, 4:30-6pm – Part 2: Facing the future – A collective arts strategy
June 10, 4:30-6pm – Part 3: Strategic investments – Municipal collaboration for recovery
June 24, 4:30-6pm – Part 4: Looking towards a more resilient and sustainable future

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Mapping Our Road To Recovery – Part 1 of 4 Part Series

Final Notes

The next 100 days will be focused on bringing people together for strategic conversations about the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and to generate ideas for how we can take a new approach for shaping our future. The Institute of Southern Georgian Bay and collaborative partners are launching a four-part online discussion series called Mapping Our Road to Recovery.