occupy design exchange

TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2011 /CNW/
WHAT: Occupying Conversations: What’s Next for the Occupy Movement?

A participatory dialogue between Occupy Toronto facilitators, academic and design leaders and community members.

This is the second event in the DX Chair’s Forum, a free series at the Design Exchange. Open to the public and admission is free.

WHO: Tim Gilbert – DX Chair, Principal of Gilbert’s LLP, Host
Matt Gurney – deputy editor of the National Post’s comment section
Sara Diamond – president, OCAD University
Facilitators from Occupy Toronto
Leading Toronto Academics and Practitioners in the Field of Design

WHEN: Friday, November 25, 2011
Doors 5:15 p.m.
Introduction 5:30 p.m.
Breakout groups 6 p.m.
Mix and mingle 6:50 p.m.
Groups reconvene and present ideas 7:20 p.m.

WHERE: Design Exchange, 234 Bay St., Toronto, ON, M5K 1B2

DETAILS: This is the second event in the DX Chair’s Forum, a series of free discussions open to the public hosted by the Design Exchange. Occupying Conversations will take place at the Design Exchange at 234 Bay Street.

Occupy facilitators and leaders in design will lead small groups in discussions about the next steps for the Occupy Toronto movement. The program will begin with short comments from DX Chair and President Tim Gilbert, the National Post’s Matt Gurney and Occupy representatives.

Following small breakout sessions, the groups will report on their conversations to OCAD President Sara Diamond who will “harvest” the dialogues, pulling out main themes. Admission is free and open to the public.

For information and media accreditation please contact Aidan Butler at [email protected]

Media Contact
Aidan Butler
Gilbert’s LLP
[email protected]


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