Location: Hart House/UTM
Time: 8:30am to 3:30pm
Networking: 3:30pm

On Monday, November 21, 2016 over 300 students and experts came together to exchange and explore ideas in social change.

This event was free to all students on all campuses, as well as alumni, faculty, and staff of UofT. Social innovation practitioners outside of the University were welcome.

See the full report.

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 8:30AM to 3:30PM 

Hart House: 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON M5S 3H3

8:30-9:00am           Check-in at the Great Hall

9:00-9:30am           Welcome Session: John Monahan, Warden Hart House

Great Hall               Morning Keynote: Dr. Ilse Treurnicht, MaRS

9:30-9:40am           Break


Location: Great Hall

breakout50City Level Social Innovation

Positive change starts here. Cities are a great platform for social...

Location: Music Room

breakout51What's Happening at Universities/Colleges

Universities and colleges are embracing social innovation and...

Location: East Common Room

breakout52Social Justice ______________

Social movements raise awareness and build momentum but today...

10:30-10:40am      Break


Location: Great Hall

breakout4 Global Impact ______________________

The opportunities to make an impact in the world are endless. You can...

Location: Music Room


Engaged Learning for Social Innovation

What kinds of teaching and learning foster development of the skills...

Location: East Common Room

breakout6Health Equity           _______ 

Join us to explore how we achieve health for all. We are shifting the...

11:30-12:00pm      Group Hug: Group Exercise/Exchange

Great Hall

12:00-1:00pm        Free Lunch and Mid-day Keynote: Zahra Ebrahim, Doblin/Deloitte

Great Hall


Location: Great Hall

breakout7Careers in Social Innovation

This workshop will explore a variety of career stories in social...

Location: Music Room

breakout8Winning Competitions _____________

Competitions on social innovation are launching every day but are...

Location: East Common Room

breakout9Incubators/ Accelerators ___

There has been an explosion of popularity and support for...

1:50-2:00pm          Break


Location: East Common Room 

breakout10Measuring Impact ____________

How is social impact measured and how is it different than...

Location: Music Room

breakout11Funding Social Entrepreneurship 

Social enterprises come in different forms and so do their funding...

Location: Great Hall

breakout12Top Research Ideas of the Day________________________

Thinking about grad school? Come listen to five of our best grad...

2:50-3:00pm          Break

3:00-3:30pm          Being Bold - Great Personal Stories

Great Hall

3:30pm                   Networking

This conference provides you with a chance to connect with student leaders and experts in the field of social innovation. It will give you more clarity over the topic, identify your learning opportunities, and strengthen UofT's collective commitment to social innovation and social entrepreneurship.