Category: DEEP 2018

Agenda 2018

There are two locations for DEEP 2018.

Friday will be at 205 Richmond St. West
Saturday will be at 49 McCaul St.


Detailed Agenda

Day 1: Friday, October 12, 2018 (205 Richmond Street West)

9:00 Registration (fifth floor)

10:00 Opening Remarks Plenary Session (room 510)

  • Jutta Treviranus, Professor and Director Inclusive Design Research Centre, OCAD University

10:30 Smart Cities Panel Plenary Session (Room 510)

  • John Willis, Design & Innovation in Public Services
  • Jutta Treviranus, Waterfront Toronto, Digital Strategy Advisory Panel
  • Alberto Leon-Garcia Discovery Project Cyber-Security
  • Camille Sailer, Discovery Project Data Ethics
  • Bianca Wylie, Tech Reset Canada
  • David Lepofsky, AODA Alliance

11:30 Refreshment Break (Room 511)

11:45 Plenary Session: Sidewalk Toronto Co-design Discussion  (Room 510)

  • Sepideh Shahi, IDRC
  • Lisa Liskovoi, IDRC
  • Syeda Hassany, IDRC
  • Colin Clark, IDRC

12:30 Lunch Break (lunch provided)

1:30 Co-design Breakout Session (Rooms 501, 514 & 511)

(Flexible Refreshment Break: refreshments available all afternoon on the 5th floor)

3:45 Plenary Session: Co-design sharing  (Room 510)

4:45 Plenary Session: Closing Remarks (Room 510)

5:00 DEEP Reception (Room 510)

Day 2: Saturday, October 13, 2018 (49 McCaul Street)

9:30 BIG IDeA Micro Inclusive Design Challenge Registration

10:00-1:00 BIG IDeA Micro Inclusive Design Challenge

1:00 Lunch Break

2:00 IDRC Open House 25th Anniversary Celebration

  • Add to the Windows of Time 25-year timeline
  • Leave a message, share a picture or make a slide for our digital memory book
  • See some demonstrations of our different projects in the Red Room of Demos
  • Visit the Black Box of Videos to watch and listen to moments we remember on the IDRC movie reel
  • Say some words about IDRC  at the gallery open mic
  • Hear a bit about IDRC as we look back and look forward
  • Have some anniversary cake

5:00 25th Anniversary Dinner and Celebration

  • Celebrate with the IDRC community

 

 

 

 


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