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Launch of UBC Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs

Back to school! And at UBC, we are launching our new Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs.  The world is in the midst of major and rapid transformation: dramatic technological change, instability in the system of globalization, dramatic rise of emerging powers and rebalancing of power, increased presence of systemic risk, climate crisis and […]

UBC Design Challenge:  the art and science of solution making

UBC Design Challenge: the art and science of solution making

Society needs new ways to find solutions to complex, wicked, systemic problems. Similarly, universities need new ways to engage students and faculty in co-creating useful solutions with external partners (academia, business, government, non-profit, and citizen leaders) while building capacity for real-world, creative problem-solving and providing sustainable benefits to students. In addition, employers are demanding not […]

Expo Innovation Challenge:  Milan Oct 9-11, 2015

Expo Innovation Challenge: Milan Oct 9-11, 2015

There are no shortage of opportunities to engage in challenges these days — one in particular has come onto my radar screen because I am going to attend, give a workshop and float around the challenge as a mentor for one day. This particular challenge is in Milan Italy.  Here is the link:Expo Innovation Challenge […]