KMb Expo 2011: Putting the Social in Innovation for York Region
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)
Registration is free but space is limited to 80 participants. Attendees can sign up for the whole day or just for one of the afternoon workshops.
KMb Expo 2011 Agenda
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Welcome and Orientation
Topic: Emerging Opportunities for Ontario's Community Sector
Stan Shapson, Vice-President Research & Innovation, York University, to host a discussion with panelists:
Topic: How Community-University Collaboration Produces Social Benefits: Knowledge Mobilization and Social Innovation
Optional Concurrent Community Capacity Building Workshops
1- Research 101
2- Knowledge Mobilization 101
3- Social Media 101
From the South- Take the DVP/Highway 404 north and exit at Steeles Ave. Take Steeles Ave east to Warden Ave. Turn left on Warden Ave and then right into the MCC parking lot.
From the North- Take Highway 404 south and exit at Highway 7. Take Highway 7 east to Warden Ave. Turn right on Warden and then left into the MCC parking lot.
From York University- Take Highway 7 east to Warden Ave. Turn right on Leslie and then left into the MCC parking lot. Alternatively- take Highway 407 (toll road) to Warden Ave. southbound and turn left into the MCC parking lot.
There is limited free parking directly behind the MCC building off of Warden Avenue.
Please be advised that traffic along Highway 7 can be very slow during rush hours due to volume and a major construction project happening between Bayview Ave and Highway 404, so allow extra time if you plan to travel along Highway 7.
From Finch Station- Take the Viva Green line (during morning and afternoon rush hours only) and exit at Warden Ave and Denison St. and walk north to MCC
From York University Keele Campus- Take the Viva Purple Eastbound line and depart at Enterprise/Warden and transfer to Viva Green (during morning and afternoon rush hours only). Exit at Denison St. MCC will be across the street and a short walk north.
If you plan to travel to the MCC via the VIVA bus, you can plan your trip using the YRT/VIVA Trip Planner
When & Where
Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) Unit, York University
YorkU's KMb Unit connects research and researchers with people and organizations seeking to develop sustainable solutions to social, environmental, economic and cultural challenges.