The theme of these three days in Vancouver is Walk the Talk. There are many layers of meaning behind this designation. From a practical perspective, when you join us at C2UExpo you will get a chance to move around and explore various SFU buildings, and engage in local site visits. There will also be movement within sessions – nothing static at C2UExpo 2017.
A cohort program will enable small groups of delegates, with an assigned conference ambassador, to check in and ask questions. This is kind of like your home room!
Of course, from a values point of view, Walk the Talk speaks to authenticity, humility, and being human as we delve into complicated conversations about partnership building and creating change in the world.
Each day of Walk the Talk will start with a mingling breakfast so you can connect with your colleagues and meet new people, followed by a morning keynote or plenary. After the morning nutrition break, you will “pick your path”. Choose from a variety of workshops, presentations, and site visits as you move through SFU’s downtown campus exploring…
The opening reception will take place on May 2nd at the Hotel Vancouver, and don’t miss our Community and Cultural Mashup evening event on May 3rd at the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts. On May 4th, you can meet at Pecha Kucha, or share a memorable experience at the Failure Wakes.
On the last day, we will come together one last time over lunch to share our experiences, celebrate advances in community engagement.
We are working out all the details of an exciting program. Stay tuned. Sign up for the mailing list so you get all the updates.