Discovery Foundation Art, Design, Business Speaker Series: Fall 2019 Schedule

September 20, 2019

Hear the stories of six entrepreneurs, designers and tech pioneers who’ve put together wildly successful startups, worked with top companies, and developed new and incredible products and business models. This series of guest lectures brings together a phenomenal breadth of experience in entrepreneurship practices, with a focus on the creative sector.

These hour-long lectures are free; a limited number of seats are open to the public. There is no need to RSVP.

Emily Carr University Room A4020*, 520 East 1st Ave.
Select Mondays at 4:30 pm – All Welcome!

*Access to A4020 is through the door below Print Media department.
Accessibility Note: If you do not possess an Emily Carr key card, please note access to Room A4020 is possible via B area stairs only as Emily Carr elevators now require a key card in order to activate. Please refer to this map to see restricted areas on campus. 

Fall 2019

Haig Armen, Creative Director, LiFT Studios: Value Proposition Design
4:30 pm, Monday, September 16, 2019

Joanna Buczkowska-McCumber, Executive Director, League of Innovators: Business Model Canvas
4:30 pm, Monday, September 23, 2019

Ian Bell, Founder & CEO, Rosterbot: Pitching
4:30 pm, Monday, October 21, 2019

Amanda Downs, Director of Communications, 1QBit: Brand Storytelling
4:30 pm, Monday, November 4, 2019

Hussein Hallak, Founder & CEO, Next Decentrum: Validation
4:30 pm, Monday, November 25, 2019

Paulina Cameron, CEO, Forum For Women Entrepreneurs: Funding
4:30 pm, Monday, December 2, 2019


Produced in partnership with the Discovery Foundation, ADB3 (Art, Design, Business) is part of the Discovery Foundation Mentorship Program. The program engages experts in business,technology, interaction design, industrial design, and materials-based research in order to transfer knowledge to emerging entrepreneurs who demonstrate the desire and capability to establish technology companies in BC, particularly in the connected devices space between hardware and software. By bringing experts from different backgrounds to the University, the program will build relationships and networks that can support students as they create, refine, and launch the next generation of technology-driven businesses and products.