News Roundup – March 2018

Now that we have finished the first wave of Designathon One events, we are poring through the feedback and planning the next steps of the Impact Collaborative. What is next? The fellows and IC facilitators will begin offering “office hours” and professional development webinars. More Designathon events (both One and Two) are in the works. To take full advantage of all that the IC has to offer, you are encouraged to contact the program fellows (see below) and/or begin your application as soon as possible!

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News Roundup

Apply to the Impact Collaborative.  The IC is a process to incubate innovative teams and projects and accelerate their development toward measurable local impact. Change, challenge, or validate the way you approach projects and programs by participating in the IC.

Nexus 4 change logoNexus4Change Information Exchange. The 2018 Information Exchange includes the theme “Transformative Change And Innovation”. Three members of the Impact Collaborative team will be presenting about the IC process and program. The event will be May 16-19, 2018 in Perrysburg, OH. Extension professionals wanting to accelerate their competence and confidence in deep transformative change — leveraging the power of the collaborative tools & methods that equip organizations and communities tackling 21st Century challenges should attend. Learn more | Register

Related: There will be a hybrid Online/Onsite Keynote for the Great Lakes Exchange March 10th, 1 pm EDT. It is for scholars, practitioners, leaders, educators, and students who value utilizing collaborative approaches in new, creative, and impactful ways. Register for the Online keynote

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