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Theme: Cultivation Evolution

This event occurred on
November 19, 2011
9:00am - 5:30pm PST
(UTC -8hrs)
Victoria, BC

Cultivating Evolution

Actively working together on ideas to bring together community and create action.
Ideas. Community. Action.
Cultivating the evolution of Victoria and ourselves.

The purpose of this event is to cultivate and foster individuals, businesses and not-for-profit members around sharing ideas and breaking open how we all use and share the space that is Victoria – so that we might grow stronger together.

Victoria Conference Centre
720 Douglas Street
Victoria, BC
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Derek Jacoby

A hackerspace for biology

Garth Lenz

A visual journey through the Alberta Tar Sands

Jason Guille

Jason shares how the day-to-day application of rogue wave theory makes for a stronger, more vibrant community.

Jim Tanak

Facing up to Autism: new tools for different minds

Alexandra Samuel

Ten reasons to stop apologizing for your online life

Greg Meiklejohn

How to move from unbridled to enlightened consumerism in one painful step

Sean Richardson

Headstrong mental toughness: think differently about your world

Norma Cameron

The evolution of story: cultivating narrative intelligence…stories are back with a vengeance: where’s yours?

Victoria Westcott

Crowdfunding 101

Beth Campbell Duke

School is a wast of time (not a typo)

Sandra Richardson

Taking Directions from our Youth

Helen Gurney-Smith

Shellfish as Powerful Ecosystem Indicators

Organizing team


Victoria, Bc, Canada


Victoria, Canada
  • Samantha Watkins
    Volunteer Coordinator & Floor Manager
  • Darragh Grove-White
    Director of Strategic Partnerships
  • Dylan Wilks
  • Lisa Preston
    Stage Design Coordinator
  • Darren Laberee
    Videography Director