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BC Science Outreach Workshop 2018: Cooperation for Greatest Impact

March 5, 2018 @ TELUS World of Science

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Registration deadline: March 1, 2018 (space is limited)
Cost: $10/20/30*
Lunch, coffee and snacks provided

*This year we will be asking participants to pay a nominal registration fee. The sliding scale allows organizations to choose a fee that they feel is appropriate. We hope this fee helps to offset costs while allowing all members of the outreach community to participate.

Who Should Attend?

Members of the science outreach, education and communications communities in British Columbia.

Shape of the Day:

8:30am -5:30pm

Morning Workshops with the Tamarack Institute

1. Authentic Community Engagement

Learn to identify your community engagement challenges, and deepen your understanding of community engagement as an essential part of community change. In this workshop you will learn tools for to help strengthen your community engagement practice. This interactive workshop is led by Sylvia Cheuy Consulting Director, Collective Impact & Community Engagement at the Tamarack Institute.

2. Exploring Collective Impact

Introduction to Collective Impact as a frameworks for advancing community change. Learn when collective impact is and is not the right framework to use. Learn tools to support the implementation of the collective impact framework and apply these tools to your own work. This interactive workshop is led by Liz Weaver, Co-CEO Tamarack & Strategic Lead at the Tamarack Institute.

About the Tamarack Institute:
The Tamarack Institute are experts in Collective Impact, Community Engagement, Collaborative Leadership, Community Development and Evaluating Community Impact. Tamarack “works with leaders in non-profits, governments, businesses and the community to make the work of advancing positive community change easier and more effective.” More information about the Tamarack Institute as well as many helpful resources can be found here.

Networking lunch at Craft Beer Market in Olympic Village

- Community Lead Breakout sessions
- Collaborating to connect mentors, learners and scientists to the community
- Exploring impactful collaborations with local school boards
- Working together to celebrate science in Canada
- Building collaborations with BC's tech industry
- Moving Forward: Indigenous Relationship Building

Closing Networking Reception – Science World Eureka Gallery

Join your colleagues in a unique science experience the Science Slam brought to you by Science Slam Canada Based on the format of a poetry slam, a science slam is a friendly competition that allows knowledge holders, including researchers, students, educators, professionals, and artists to share their science with a general audience. Competitors have five minutes to present on any science topic and are judged based on communication skills, audience engagement, and scientific accuracy.


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