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MiC2017 - Collaborate. Create. Accelerate.

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Delta Hotels by Marriott Guelph Conference Centre

50 Stone Road West

Guelph, ON N1G 0A9

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The combination of keynote speakers, workshops and panels at MiC2017 offers attendees multiple opportunities to learn new tools, share innovation challenges, hear about best practices in other communities, and network with colleagues interested in municipal innovation.

Visit municipalinnovators.ca/MiC2017 for more information.

Hey innovators,

This year’s conference lineup is surpassing even our own lofty expectation. You’re going to want to come. Book now to save big with early bird pricing until June 30.

Take a look at what’s in store so far:

  • Martha Lenio, shortlisted to be one of Canada’s next astronauts, team commander on the 2014 Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation

  • Lawrence Hill is presenting The Power of Storytelling for Individual and Collective Understanding

  • A panel on digital transformation with Hillary Hartley, Ontario’s Chief Digital Officer, Gabe Sawhney, Executive Director, Code for Canada, and a representative from the Treasury Board of Canada

  • Workshop on Dealing with Failure in Government with Ashley Good from Fail Forward

  • Accelerator Jam: Rapid approach to solving municipal challenges with Rick Boersma from Juice Inc.

  • Behavioural Insights with the Province of Ontario’s Behavioural Insights Unit

  • Thinking Like A Designer workshop: Helen Kerr from OCAD University and Peel Region employees Marco Romano and Amy Stevens

  • Civic Labs panel because, as we like to say, procurement is very hot right now

  • Showing the Innovation Impact panel (data measurement, analysis and visualization) with Canada’s Open Data Exchange and others

  • And great evening events that involve craft beers, artisan cheese, chocolate and so much more!

Pre-Conference Workshop: Municipal Innovation with Public Sector Digest September 26 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

  • Our five municipal innovators represent a diverse range of communities and municipal departments. From a community-based approach to newcomer resettlement to an empowering communications exercise in employee engagement, this panel of municipal leaders have tackled common local government problems using brand new tools and frameworks.

Registration details:

September 27-28, 2017

Delta Hotel and Conference Centre, 50 Stone Road West, Guelph, ON

Early bird registration: $429 from April 6 – June 30. Regular rate $529

Single day registration: $299

Pre-conference - A Workshop in Municipal Innovation Hosted by Public Sector Digest

September 26th 1-4pm - Public Sector Digest will host five of its most innovative editorial contributors for an impact-oriented workshop. Following the workshop, attendees will be able to participate in the kick-off evening social for the MIC Conference. $149 with MiC conference registration/$199 general admission

Accommodation:

You are going to love Guelph (if you don’t already). The conference is at the Delta in Guelph—it’s right across from the University of Guelph—you should stay there too. It’s a short walk to the U of G arboretum and a few minutes from our delightful downtown.

Delta Hotel and Conference Centre, 50 Stone Road West, Guelph, ON

Room rate: $139/night. Reservations must be made by August 21, 2017 to secure this low rate.

Airport Shuttle: Red Car Service $55 each way or $110 round trip. www.redcarservice.com enter promo code MIC2017.

Social Activities:

Want to meet the real Guelph? Taste DeTours offers locally flavoured food and drink tastings and cultural walking tours — with a heritage twist. We’ll take you to visit several local food purveyors where you’ll savour some of our regional cuisine and learn about the people behind the restaurants, pubs and specialty food shops. Innovators of Taste Food Tour has been created especially for conference attendees. All food and drink tastings are included in your ticket price $62.50 (+fees/taxes). Space is limited so book early!

Wednesday, September 27, 2017: Shuttle Bus leaves Delta Hotel at 5:30pm.

Tour begins downtown Guelph 5:45pm, ends 8:45pm
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Thursday, September 28, 2017: Shuttle Bus leaves Delta Hotel at 5:00pm.

Tour begins downtown Guelph at 5:15pm - ends 8:15pm
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