Program Outline:


Sunday, September 10

Location TBC

Arrival and Orientation
Evening activity, icebreakers, setting the stage and dinner


Monday, September 11

Morning: Opening at University of Washington Bothell campus

Defining the Challenges – Introductions and setting the conversation

Afternoon: GlobalGood

Effective Application – Understanding the nexus between research, prototyping and business development

Evening: Reception with Community – Seattle Foundation


Tuesday, September 12

Morning: Microsoft Envision Center

Inspired Innovation – Exploring future technology possibilities and how they can be leveraged for social impact

Afternoon: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Exploring Catalytic Change – Focusing on the impact-centered approach to solving big challenges


Wednesday, September 13

Morning: Tableau

Practical Application – Understanding the application of technology to social development – Tableau and PATH

Designing Solutions using Human Centered Design (HCD) and Appreciative Inquiry

Afternoon: University of Washington Evans School – Parrington Hall

Presentations and closing ceremony with certificate presentation

Course Dates:

September 10 - 13, 2017

Registration Closed

Faculty and experts

Local accommodations

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