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Saturday, November 11 • 17:00 - 18:00
Problem Framing & Design Thinking (Good Prep for Do-a-thon!)

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Learn how to apply design thinking methods to Open Research and Education! This year, OpenCon is focusing on identifying challenges in advancing Open scholarship and working together to build inclusive, equitable solutions.

If you missed our optional design thinking webinar, come to this unconference session to get a primer on some basic concepts used in design thinking: a set of tools to design thoughtful solutions to problems with humans, empathy, and the bigger picture in mind.

We'll be focusing on problem definition - which may be useful for participants who are interested in submitting challenges to Monday's do-a-thon but don't know how to frame the issue they are interested in tackling. Participants will get a chance to walk through exercises and also consult with Lorraine about do-a-thon submissions.

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Lorraine Chuen

Communications Lead, Powered by Data
Lorraine Chuen is a storyteller, designer, and organizer based out of Toronto, Canada. She is interested in the ways we can make information more accessible to broader audiences. Through data visualization and infographic design, she explores various social justice issues on a blog... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 17:00 - 18:00
Goethe Auditorium

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