Open Jam 2014

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in nerd jam, nerd news
Open Jam 2014

  You have 90 seconds to pitch an idea for creative collaboration. Come one! Come all! Our third Jam of 2014 is as open as the sky. If you have a collaborative project you are working on or thinking about starting, come out and pitch it to the group. You will have about 90 seconds […]

Digital Futures Jam – January 25, 2014

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in nerd jam
Digital Futures Jam – January 25, 2014

Please join us for our second design jam of 2014! In collaboration with OpenMedia.ca, we will explore how matters of digital access, choice and affordability affect our daily lives, and propose solutions that put people first. This is one of many citizen-led events taking place on the same day across Canada! Learn more about the […]

UTOPIA Jam – January 17, 2014

Posted by on Jan 4, 2014 in nerd jam
UTOPIA Jam – January 17, 2014

Please join us for our first design jam of 2014. This will be in collaboration with writer and scholar Janine MacLeod on the topic of UTOPIAS. Janine will share some of her research and an excerpt from her short story Permeable Toronto: A Hydro-Eutopia. This will lead us into fun collective design exercise around our […]

Let’s Make THIS Happen, community forum and Jam

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in nerd jam
Let’s Make THIS Happen, community forum and Jam

Let’s Make THIS Happen is a community forum and Jam to tackle poverty in Surrey. THIS stands for the four topics that we will address at the forum: Transportation, Housing, Income and Services. More details to follow. But in the meantime, mark your calenders. Thursday, November 7th 2013 | 9am–3:30pm Kwantlen University Conference Centre | […]

Connected Local Economics Jams

Posted by on Sep 12, 2013 in nerd jam
Connected Local Economics Jams

What makes a thriving economy that builds connections between people and the places they live? Please join us for an engaging and interactive evening with economist, attorney, and award-winning author MICHAEL H. SHUMAN. Mr. Shuman will share his thoughts on economic development as practiced today, and will set out an alternative set of principles and […]

Summer Neighbour Jam

Posted by on May 12, 2013 in nerd jam
Summer Neighbour Jam

Register www.neighbourjam.eventbrite.com Project Context Have you ever felt weird about not knowing much about the people who sleep a few metres from you? The Nerds are kicking-off summer by Jamming on innovative ways to use our hallways, courtyards, streets, parks and community talent to get to know one another better. Open Jam* format: Come with […]

Visioning Jam: Addressing Homelessness

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in nerd jam
Visioning Jam: Addressing Homelessness

RSVP here: http://addressing-homelessness.eventbrite.com/ Project Context Homelessness Action Week (HAW ) is an annual regional Metro Vancouver campaign aimed at raising awareness and building community capacity and partnerships for local solutions to homelessness. In connection with Metro Vancouver’s 8th annual Homelessness Action Week (HAW) the City of Vancouver is once again offering grants to Vancouver community […]

MOV Youth Council / Public Space Prototypes: 800 block

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 in nerd jam
MOV Youth Council / Public Space Prototypes: 800 block

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) Youth Council is a group of 12 students from schools across the Metro Vancouver region who are currently undertaking an 8 week program to learn about the MOV’s operations and programs from the inside out. Students were invited to experience a Jam that would introduce them to the importance of […]

Future Visions For Experiential Education with SFU Change Lab

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in nerd jam
Future Visions For Experiential Education with SFU Change Lab

SFU Change Lab, The Experiential Education Project and the Vancouver Design Nerds Proudly Present: Designing The SFU Experience: Future Visions for Experiential Education This event is our chance to feed those radical ideas for change into a strategic planning process at SFU. We want you, your friends and your grandest, boldest ideas for education to […]

Space Jam – Cultural Spaces in Vancouver

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in nerd jam
Space Jam – Cultural Spaces in Vancouver

Register www.spacejam.eventbrite.com Where 6:30–10pm / Friday 15 March, 2013 128 West Hastings, Vancouver, V6B 1G8 Intro What makes a thriving and accessible cultural scene in Vancouver? Join us for a Jam to define, nurture and envision ideas for a new cultural landscape in our city. Click the image below to download the Interactive Poster Background […]