[External] FutureProof 2030

Deadline: Fri August 16, 2019

Event: Thu August 22, 2019

Jul 30, 2019

Note: This opportunity is organized by an external entity and interested individuals should contact the organizers directly. Students who choose to participate will be representing themselves and not the Beedie School of Business.

Global Shapers Vancouver invites students from very diverse backgrounds to become part of a new initiative called FutureProof 2030. This project is dedicated to co-designing the vision for our community in 2030 focusing on elevating the voices of representatives from various youth groups (aged between 19-24).

Through the project, Global Sharpers Vancouver is hoping to share this understanding with public and private sector organizations, non-for-profits and global partners such as the WEF to drive an agenda for change through real opportunities that address some of the most pressing needs of our youth in the future.

As part of their first pilot event, Global Sharpers Vancouver would like to invite a group of diverse youth to share their thoughts and inform this vision. Through this invitation, they are hoping that they can open a dialogue to identify a diverse mix of participants who would be interested in joining this pilot event. The following details have been confirmed:

Date: August 22, 2019
Time: 5pm-8pm
Location: Science World, Room: TBC
Objective: Co-design with a group of diverse young leaders, a vision for BC in 2030 that elevates the voices of youth and their expectations, needs, and opportunities they foresee in the future and inform how organizations could help shape this future
Audience: 30-40 participants between the ages of 19-24 (Gen Z and Millennials), from diverse backgrounds
Approach: Design thinking workshop facilitated by the Global Shapers Vancouver Hub
Desired outcome: The goal is to develop a point of view that can be used as a fact base to engage various stakeholder groups and influencers, such as government organizations (for non-partisan purposes), non-profit organizations (e.g. Cascadia Corridor Innovation Conference) to engage in meaningful conversations about ways in which this vision could be further shaped and steps that could be taken to bring it to life. Based on the feedback from this pilot, the longer term vision is to host more sessions like this one, and scale the initiative across other regions in Canada in collaboration with other Shapers Hubs and the World Economic Forum.
Nomination/Registration: FutureProof2030 Nomination Form