Guy Ryan’s Keynote Lecture 21 March
Here’s the info about the first Department of Applied Sciences Keynote Lecture of the year. Everyone is welcome to attend. Guy Ryan is a graduate of Design Studies and the Science Communication Masters programme.
Title: “Social Innovation”
Date : Monday 21st March
Time : 1.00pm
Venue : Archway 3 Lecture Theatre
Most of us are conscious of the growing list of 21st century challenges we face as people. As a designer/filmmaker/entrepreneur, Guy Ryan is excited about our opportunity to tackle those challenges through creative thinking and social innovation. This keynote is a taste of what Guy’s been up too since jumping the graduate fence . . .
Guy is a Design graduate who has just been awarded the 2011 ‘World of Difference’ scholarship from the Vodafone NZ Foundation, which provides a salary + an expenses budget to live your dream for a year.
Under the newly established charity – the Inspiring Stories Trust, Guy is heading a nationwide youth-focused project that aims to spark a series of inspirational short film productions by connecting up young filmmakers with young people making a difference in their communities.