San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Innovation starts with a bright idea but it goes successfully only when all necessary elements and resources fit nicely together, such as funds, right place/time/people in the right team culture, collaborative partnerships, reserch and development, intellectural property to protect your innovative products or services.
This forum is designed for change makers who are engaged in social innovation to make a difference to the society, to the world.
There are a variety of programs and services to foster innovation these days, but if you are not sure how you can access to resources or which one works best for you, come join us!
What's more, all participants have an opportunity to pitch so we can get to know each other and have conversations with the navigators including the presentators from two federal and one provincial government agencies.
To ensure mutual interactions, seats are limited to 30 participants.
9:00-9:30 Opening talks and 30-sec Pitch by Participants
9:30-12:00 Presentations (orders of presentations subject to change)
Canadian IP Office:
"Introduction of Intellectual Properties"
(Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Industrial Designs)
Concierge from National Research Council:
"Navigate innovation resources & support programs"
Ontario Centres for Excellence:
"Ontario Social Impact Program"
"Team Culture for Innvation & How to mearue and adjust"
Centre for Social Innovation:
"Tips for social innovation"
12:00-13:00 Q&A, Door prize draw,network with snacks and beverage
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About the organizer, Sumiko Shimo
Sumiko is a specialist in Organizational Culture Audit and Change Management, as well as Intercultural Management. She believes the power of diversity and open-mind is one of driving forces to move us forward to the next stage. She is a member of the CSI (Centre for Social Innovation) and has a passion for resolving social challenges to make a difference to the society and the world.
About Itim International (http://itim.org/)
itim International enables you to solve intercultural and organizational culture challenges by utilising our effective and proven framework based on Geert Hofstede's work that visualizes (https://geert-hofstede.com/)