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Saturday, November 3 • 1:20pm - 2:50pm
How might we open advocates congratulate our peers on non-open successes in keeping with our values? (Europe -- Part 2)

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OpenCon’s mission is to catalyse action towards contextual culture change, at scale, in service of a more open, diverse, inclusive and equitable research and education system. Doing that is hard. One of our experiments in making it easier is to create ways to give participants the opportunity to constructively identify, understand, and tackle complex challenges that matter to them in a rapid, inclusive, and agile way. We think a technique called Design Thinking can be used to do this.

In these interactive workshops, you’ll use Design Thinking to break down a challenge facing your region, and get a chance to learn and practice the skills for later application in the Unconference, Do-a-thon, and of course your own work. Along the way, we hope you’ll create shareable, concrete outputs from the workshop that can give birth to regional collaboration, novel ideas for action, projects to rally around, and a deeper understanding of challenges.

Speakers
avatar for Katerina Dima

Katerina Dima

Liaison Officer for Medical Education issues, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine
I am a final year medical student at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and the Liaison Officer for Medical Education of IFMSA (International Federation of Medical Students). IFMSA represents 1.3million medical students from 127 countries. It represents the opinions and ideas... Read More →
avatar for Naomi Penfold

Naomi Penfold

I have a PhD in neuroscience and now work to encourage the adoption of preprints in the life sciences through community building and support as Associate Director of ASAPbio


Saturday November 3, 2018 1:20pm - 2:50pm
Accolade Building East 008