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Catalyst! Tools for Change
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 at 13:00 (GMT)
Curious how technology could support social change in your community?
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 including applying for support to explore how your community might faciliate social change using technology.
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 event.
- Show & tell across all catalyst projects & relevant external projects
- Network & make connections
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
When & Where
Catalyst! Citizens Transforming Society: tools for change!
Catalyst has two primary research questions:
(1) Understanding behaviour: what stimulates people to participate in civic actions and why?
(2) Tools for change: what next-generation digital technologies best support how people want to innovate in a civic action setting?