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Big Ideas Fest 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 4:00 PM - Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 1:00 PM (EST)

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Staff Ended $595.00 $26.04
Speaker Ended $595.00 $26.04
Registration Ended $595.00 $26.04

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Big Ideas Fest 2018 - Democratizing Access to Education

Big Ideas Fest, is a unique three-day gathering focused on creating solutions and taking action within an inspiring and immersive design environment. This year’s theme, Democratizing Access to Education, is about addressing timely issues impacting education, such as access to knowledge, information justice, affordability, basic needs, and cultural inclusion. In partnership with our co-host Creative Commons USA, at American University Washington College of Law, we’ll examine core assumptions and values that we hold true, and determine who, how, and what is needed if we truly intend to democratize access to education for all.

Produced by ISKME, Big Ideas Fest is a global gathering designed to encourage cross-fertilization of ideas, featuring innovators who provide first-hand accounts of how a simple spark of curiosity and empathy fueled remarkable change; as well as ample time to network with other participants, and Action Collab design thinking workshops that engage small groups to collaboratively brainstorm, prototype, and ultimately test solutions to challenges in education.

See complete event schedule here.

Limited scholarships are available to help support those who would otherwise be unable to attend Big Ideas Fest. If awarded, scholarship awardees contribute to Big Ideas Fest by documenting and sharing their experience via social media, blogs, and articles. Apply Today!

Contact bigideas@iskme.org for information on discounted registration for groups.

Hotel Reservations must be made separately for the Courtyard Chevy Chase, located at 5520 Wisconsin Ave Chevy Chase MD 20815, which is one metro stop from the venue. Click here to book your room at the group rate or call the hotel directly at (301) 656-1500 ext. 7000, and make sure to request the group rate for “Big Ideas Fest."

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American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Ave NW
Washington, District of Columbia 00000

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 4:00 PM - Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 1:00 PM (EST)


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