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Surrey Social Innovation Summit 2016

Surrey Social Innovation Summit 2016

You are invited to be a part of the social change in Surrey. Registration is now available for the 2016 Social Innovation Summit. Wednesday, November 23, 2016 8am to 2pm, Surrey City Hall

This is the second annual Social Innovation Summit. Be a part of the conversation and give your input on solutions on issues facing the urban center today. There are two dozen speakers and presenters at this event giving insight to topics such as health technology and growing people with urban agriculture.

This year’s summit is also taking a deep dive into social innovation solutions to some of our most pressing community issues. Find below the Itinerary for the day!

7:30am – 8:00am     Registration Opens    

7:30am – 8:15am     Networking Breakfast

8:15am – 8:30am    Welcome Remarks    Council Chambers, City Hall

8:30am – 9:15am    Opening Plenary – Transforming Our Times: The Case for Social Innovation

9:15am – 9:30am    Transition (Refreshments served) Atrium, City Hall

9:30am – 10:15am   Session 1 – Champions of Change

Session 2 – Philanthropy, Foundations and Investing in Social Innovation

Session 3 – From Drawing Board to Reality

10:15am-10:30am   Transition (Refreshments Served)    

10:30am-11:15am    Concurrent Breakout Sessions    

Session 4  – Generating Social Innovation

Session 5 – Local Living Economies

Session 6 – Aboriginal Social Innovation: People, Potential and Prosperity

Session 7 – From Housing to Homes

11:15am-11:30am   Transition (Refreshments served)  

11:30am-12:15pm    Concurrent Breakout Sessions    

Session 8 – Art, Creativity & Placemaking that Transforms Communities

Session 9 – Capital Ideas: Financing Social Innovation

Session 10: Make Yourself at Home

Session 11: Growing People, Growing Communities

12:15pm-1:00pm    Networking Lunch    

1:00pm-1:45pm    Closing Plenary

2:00pm   End of Day

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