INTERSECTION: Entrepreneurship & Indigenous Art Conference

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INTERSECTION is a unique gathering of indigenous artists, entrepreneurs, academics and students held at OCAD University the weekend of November 15 & 16, 9:00 – 5:00.

Keynote speaker Dr. Jessica Metcalfe will speak about how applied entrepreneurship as a platform to address local and global social issues.

Three distinct panels will expand discussions on emerging business ideas and social innovation approaches. A series of practical workshops using design thinking and our new flourishing
business model innovation workshop will allow attendees to practice and test their ideas for scaling up and sustainability.

The conference will:

  • Highlight successful examples of Triple bottom line (Financial, Social, Environmental) enterprises
  • Provide practical tools and workshops for students and aspiring entrepreneurs
  • Provide success stories of income generation for organizations looking for ways to replace government funding
  • Address intersections and breakdown barriers between creative and business types

See the Conference website for more information.

Free admission to all – Please register at Eventbrite