Human-Centred Design and Design Thinking are rapidly rising as tools for innovation across the public, private, and voluntary sector. How can community changemakers use these exciting approaches to strengthen and deepen their work? In this full-day, interactive, and engaging workshop, Galen MacLusky, Tamarack’s Director of Community Innovation will share the theory behind these methods, practical ways to put theory into practice, and help participants get hands-on experience with some of the most helpful tools that these approaches offer.
Galen is a Consulting Director of the Tamarack Institute’s Community Innovation Idea Area. He is passionate about working with community organizations to help build and scale new ideas that deepen their impact. An experienced design, innovation, and co-creation consultant, at the core of his work are approaches that help organizations engage with those who are impacted by their services and test new programs and services with minimal investment. Over the past five years, Galen has used these approaches to help Fortune 500 companies and non-profit organizations across North America reinvent the services and programs they provide. Galen is an experienced human-centred design coach and holds a Master’s degree in Engineering Design and Innovation from Northwestern University.
Winnipeg, MB - October 23, 2018
Robert A Steen Community Club” 980 Palmerston Ave, Winnipeg, MB
Guelph, ON - October 26, 2018
10 Carden - 42 Carden Street, Guelph, ON
Registration will open at 8:30am where coffee and tea will be served. The workshop begins at 9:00am and runs until 4:00pm, with lunch and snacks provided.
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$259 for single registration
The registration rate includes a full day workshop, practical exercises and a membership into Tamarack Institute's Learning community. Also enjoy a great lunch and fellowship with amazing community and civic leaders.
Galen has written and presented extensively about Human-Centred Design, Design Thinking, and community change. To get a taste of what’s in store during this full-day workshop, check out the following resources: