MaRS Centre for Impa...

In late summer 2011, MaRS announced the formation of the MaRS Centre for Impact Investment  that, in their words: provides a national hub to increase the awareness and effectiveness of social finance to catalyze new capital, talent and initiatives dedicated to tackling social and...

Community Powerfund

Community Power Fund was an organization that, as it approached its next Annual General Meeting, faced some large decisions that would affect the future of the organization. While the board worked great together, the day long offsite at the Gibraltar Point Centre for the Arts called for a very...

The Collingwood Conf...

Working in conjunction with co-facilitators Mark Kuznicki & Daniel Rose, I was invited to come an facilitate and drive participatory engagement at the Collingwood Conference, the Ontario Liberal Party’s policy think tank weekend held in Collingwood, ON. This conference was an...

ChangeCampTO: Design...

ChangeCamp is an event format, an open community and a set of tools and ideas designed to give citizens and governments the ability to work collaboratively in new ways to make change and to better address real-world challenges in our...

Translation World: T...

The Integrated Lifecycle: Creating a Foundation for Envisioning and Planning an Integrated Translation Lifecycle Translation World 2009 (Toronto, ON) Session Description The Integrated Lifecycle: Creating a Foundation for Envisioning and Planning an Integrated Translation...

NetChange Week 2009:...

Defining and Measuring Social Success Netchange Week 2009 (Toronto, ON) During June 8-12, 2009 the MaRS Discovery District here in Toronto, ON ran an event called “Netchange Week” (http://netchangeweek.ca), a week-long event designed to explore how social technology can...