Toronto

DASS17:  TORONTO

Presented in association with The Heliconian Club

LOCATION: The Heliconian Club (35 Hazelton Ave, Toronto)

DAY 1: NOVEMBER 30, 2017

8:45 to 9:30 am Registration and mingle
9:30 to 10 am Welcome remarks
Report on DASS17: Ottawa
10 to 10:45 am IN A GLASS DARKLY: Illuminating Value Assessment In The Arts
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10:45 to 11 am Break and networking
11 to 11:45 am NURTURING A VISION: Research, prototyping, and partnerships for incubating new digital arts services initiatives
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11:45 am to 12:45 pm Lunch break and networking
12:45 to 1:30 pm KVETCHING THE COMMONS: Mapping the missing links to the digital world
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1:30 to 2:15 pm PLANNING FOR INNOVATION: Alternate business and legal structures for governing digital arts services initiatives
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2:15 to 2:30 pm Break and networking
2:30 to 3:15 pm MANAGING DIGITAL INITIATIVES: Navigating the knowns and unknowns
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3:15 to 4:30 pm COMING TOGETHER:
Developing collective solutions for the digital world

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4:30 to 5 pm Social

DAY 2: DECEMBER 1, 2017

After two full days of learning and sharing in Ottawa and Toronto, the second and final day in Toronto will turn to helping more digital arts service initiatives off the ground. This day is focused on community as we hear pitches for project ideas at various stages of development, break out into facilitated sessions designed to help you find collaborators and partners, and leave with a road map of what you need to do next to get your project off the ground or take it to the next level. We’ll wrap up the day to present the most promising project voted by the participants with a special award.

8:45 to 9:45 am Registration and mingle
9:45 to 10:15 am Welcome remarks: In conversation with Catherine Moore
10:15 to 11:00 am Panel Discussion: Diving into the Digital Unknown

Arthur Yeung (former Programs Manager, Canadian Film Centre Media Lab)
Ryan Clark (Electric Bat Records)
Matt McPherson (Quantum Capture)
Scott Nihill (Embreate)

11:00 to 11:15 am Break and networking
11:15 am to 12:00 noon Breakout Sessions:
Track 1: Gathering Stream (Research, Prototyping, Partnerships);
Track 2: Building the Solution (Digital Project Management);
Track 3: Growing the Dream (Governance, Revenue, Alternate Models).

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12:00 non to 12:45 pm Lunch break and networking
12:45 to 1:30 pm Pitch Your Vision
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1:30 to 2:00+ pm Mingle and celebrate