Catalyst! Research Relay
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 9:30 AM (GMT)
Join the Catalyst project teams to explore how community-academic partnerships have worked together to build digital prototypes to support local trade, homeless people and activists using social media.
Then explore grand challenges, meet potential partners, showcase your own work and access future opportunities.
Catalyst! is a research project based at Lancaster University and funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
Please state on sign up any access or dietary needs and whether you will be attending the whole day.
1.1. Share Lessons learned between past and future projects
1.2. Show & tell across all catalyst projects & relevant external projects
1.3. Network & make connections
AM - *invite only
09.30 Arrivals & Tea / Coffee
09.45 Welcome & Introduction
10.00 Session I: Lessons Learned
What lessons can be learned and relayed from past to future projects?
10.00am Patchworks (15 mins), Access ASD (10 mins)
10.30 Group Discussion
11.00 Launchpads: Success in Activist Tweets (10 mins) & Local Trade (10 mins)
11.30 Protee (30 mins) - general lessons learned across Catalyst
12.05 Session II: Catalyst Next Steps
13.00 Lunch & arrivals
13.45 Catalyst! Welcome & Overview
14.00 Catalyst Serendipity Cafe: Grand challenges
A chance for community organisations and academics to connect, explore ideas & societal challenges
Find out more about running a serendipity cafe with your community.
15.30 Tea Break
16.00 Show & Tell: posters & demos (**please sign up when you register***)
Are you using technology or researching technology to support social change?
Are you working with communities to support social change?
Are you offering support in any of these areas?
Showcase your demos, research and initiatives to support these endeavours
17.15 Future Opportunities
Find out about future opportunities to support project ideas
18.30 Prototype Launch & canapes
*The first half of the day is invite only and for Catalyst project teams, Catalyst co-investigators and the advisory group only.
For the second half of the day we will be joined by external partners and a wider network to connect and explore grand challenges and future opportunities.
Feel free to invite others to the second half of the day via the following link: http://catalystevent2012.eventbrite.co.uk/