Events

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There's always something going on in the Innovation Works community! Check out all of the upcoming events below.

December 20 - 7:00
Innovation Works
201 King St
Only $5

Even though it's getting cold out, our mics are staying hot! Join us as a competitor in the slam, an open mic performer, or an audience member ready to show the love.
Remember: performer sign up is at 7:30pm, so don't be late!

January 16 - 9:00 to 12:00
Innovation Works, Canada Life Solutions Lab
201 King Street
Pillar Members: $65, Nonmembers: $80

As leaders of nonprofit and charitable organizations we are responsible for constantly asking:

January 25 - 1:00 to 5:00
Innovation Works General
201 King St
No fee to attend, but please register

Reconciliation through Education and Understanding

The KAIROS Blanket Exercise program is a unique, participatory history lesson – developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers and educators – that fosters truth, understanding, respect and reconciliation among Indigenous and non-indigenous peoples.

Have you ever had the feeling that you were not getting “the whole truth”? This has been the case in the re-telling of our Canadian history, and many are now awakening to the fact that the truth can “make us free”.

January 28 - 1:00 to 4:00
Innovation Works, Canada Life Solutions Lab
201 King St
Pillar Member $65, Nonmember $80, Nonprofit Member Special Rate $32.50

Technology is a dizzying and scary topic. There are so many 'latest and greatest' options out there and many of them are too expensive, or too complex (or both) for any nonprofit, small or large. There just isn't enough time or money to do the background research, stay on top of the trends, purchase the upgrades, train staff or volunteers, and so on.

January 31 - 9:30 to 11:00
Innovation Works
201 King St.
Free to attend

Want to meet other social innovators and entrepreneurs? Drop by and join our peer group the last Friday morning of each month from 9:30 AM - 11 AM at Innovation Works, 1st floor Commons. Facilitated by our Social Enterprise Coach, this is an opportunity to meet our team and other social entrepreneurs. Come with an idea to share, a challenge to discuss, or a listening ear.

This is a drop-in event and everyone's welcome!

February 06 - 1:00 to 4:00
London Public Library, Central Branch, Stevenson & Hunt Room
251 Dundas St
Pillar Member $65, Nonmember $80, Nonprofit Member Special Rate $32.50

In the current employment landscape, it’s hard to keep track of all the legal developments to keep your organization on the right side. With broadening human rights concerns, contract work, and all the usual challenges that come with hiring and firing, trying to keep your organization’s liability risk under check is a challenge.

February 26 - 9:00 to 12:00
London Public Library, Central Branch, Stevenson & Hunt Room
251 Dundas St
Pillar Member $65, Nonmember $80, Nonprofit Member Special Rate $32.50

The practice of writing, developing and researching for applications and proposals is often met with laboured groans as one works through the tedious task of grant writing. However, if we can learn to be more effective and strategic, maybe it doesn't have to be so hard!    

February 28 - 9:30 to 11:00
Innovation Works
201 King St.
Free to attend

Want to meet other social innovators and entrepreneurs? Drop by and join our peer group the last Friday morning of each month from 9:30 AM - 11 AM at Innovation Works, 1st floor Commons. Facilitated by our Social Enterprise Coach, this is an opportunity to meet our team and other social entrepreneurs. Come with an idea to share, a challenge to discuss, or a listening ear.

This is a drop-in event and everyone's welcome!

March 27 - 9:30 to 11:00
Innovation Works
201 King St
Free to attend

Want to meet other social innovators and entrepreneurs? Drop by and join our peer group the last Friday morning of each month from 9:30 AM - 11 AM at Innovation Works, 1st floor Commons. Facilitated by our Social Enterprise Coach, this is an opportunity to meet our team and other social entrepreneurs. Come with an idea to share, a challenge to discuss, or a listening ear.

This is a drop-in event and everyone's welcome!

April 24 - 9:30 to 11:00
Innovation Works
201 King St.
Free to attend

Want to meet other social innovators and entrepreneurs? Drop by and join our peer group the last Friday morning of each month from 9:30 AM - 11 AM at Innovation Works, 1st floor Commons. Facilitated by our Social Enterprise Coach, this is an opportunity to meet our team and other social entrepreneurs. Come with an idea to share, a challenge to discuss, or a listening ear.

This is a drop-in event and everyone's welcome!

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