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February 3, 2019

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Sunday, February 03, 2019

All Day Xiaojing Yan: Heaven and Earth Mixed Media Installation (Multi-Day Event)

Xiaojing Yan's Heaven and Earth is a mixed media installation that features a mountain made of thousands of pine needles embedded in a silk organza and presents a different approach to traditional Chinese landscape painting.

Xiaojing Yan is a Chinese-Canadian artist based in Markham, Ontario. Her art highlights sculptural installations that combine the cultural and natural world and integrates both Western and Eastern elements, paralleling her own cultural identity a a Chinese-Canadian.

  • Library
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • End Day Prepr's UN SDG Challenge (Multi-Day Event)

    What You Will Learn

    • Learn the PIE Method; Prepr's 3-phase problem solving framework
    • Tackle a challenge that you're passionate about - choose a global goal & measure impact
    • Learn to adopt a mindset of Agility & Growth through critical thinking, creativty, curiousty and collaboration
    • Create and showcase a project you're passionate about and build your professional portfolio

    What You Will Get

    • A Prepr Challenge Kit (Valued at $29.99+tax) for all attendees
    • A chance to win prizes for best project
    • Participant certificate badge
    • 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winner trophy
    • A chance to win a a paid summer internship with Prepr*

    The Schedule

    This is a three-day Innovation Challenge

    Workshop Day 1 - Friday, Feb. 1, 2019

    5:30 p.m. - Registration and Networking
    6:30 p.m. - Opening of Event - Agenda
    6:45 p.m. - Background on UN SDG by local UN Partner
    7:15 p.m. - PIE Methiod Overview and Challenge Process (Team Formation, Project Requirements)
    8 p.m. - New Teams co-LAB
    8:30 p.m. - Closing

    Day 2 - Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019

    9 a.m. - Networking and Continental Breakfast
    10 a.m. - Unpacking the UN SDG Challenge
    11 a.m. - Growth Mindset and Agile Teams
    11:30 a.m. - Team Break-out and Complete Think Agile and Build Team Worksheets
    Noon - Lunch
    1 p.m. - Innovation Overview - Engage and Synthesize
    1:45 p.m. - Team Break-out - Engage and Synthesize Worksheets
    3:30 p.m. - Innovation Overview - Ideate, Create and Evaluate
    4:30 p.m. - Team Break-out - Ideate, Create and Evaluate Worksheets
    6 p.m. - Wrap-up Day 2

    Day 3 - Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019

    9 a.m. - Team Work and Continental Breakfast
    11 a.m. - Peer Review Session - Co-LAB
    Noon - Lunch
    1 p.m. - Team Work - Final Pitch
    3 p.m. - Final Pitch Presentations and Evaluation Begins
    5 p.m. - Top 3 Projects Announced and Next Steps

  • Faculty of Liberal Arts
  • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Beckett School at Laurier Instructor Recital
    Join us to hear our incredibly talented instructors perform. 

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