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Sunday, January 17 • 10:00am - 12:30pm
Zero to Action: Ideation and Rapid Prototyping

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Everybody wants to make a difference, and anyone is capable of developing a project to make the world better, but it’s hard to know where to start. This session will lead you through the process of how to do it. We’ll start with an examination of what you want to change, lead you through our high energy “brainsprouting” session to come up with hundreds of creative ideas, and give you tools to turn those ideas into a concrete plan. We’ll share the simple secret that most people overlook when starting an idea, and a sure-fire method for ironing out the details as fast as possible. Then, you’ll get super clear on your idea as you practice sharing it with others. You’ll also have the chance to get (and give) some preliminary feedback. By the end of the session, you’ll have a clear project idea complete with an action plan to keep you moving forward.

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Joel Hilchey

McMaster University
Joel Hilchey teaches sustainability at McMaster University, and he speaks at events across North America about leadership, success, and what holds people back.  He also happens to be an EWB Donor and Alumnus.  You’ll probably remember him as the speaker who plays with mousetraps... Read More →
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Brandon Love

Brandon Love is a professional magician, author, and speaker. He is also a self-professed student of wonder:An avid traveller, reader, and unique-experience seeker. Brandon’s presentations aim to help others unlock their hidden potential, and tap into their creative selves. When... Read More →

Sunday January 17, 2016 10:00am - 12:30pm EST
Hamilton Convention Centre, Albion B (Second Floor)