Agenda

Day One: Conference

Wednesday, Oct. 4
  • 8:00 AM

    Registration Begins at 312 Main
    Main Floor Gathering Place

  • 8:00 AM

    Introductions
    Breakfast, Coffee & Juice Bar

  • 9:15 AM

    Welcome to Vancouver
    Ashley Proctor, GCUC Canada

  • 9:30 AM

    Acknowledgements & Special Guests
    City of Vancouver
    Coworking BC Collective
    Liz Elam, GCUC Global

  • 10:00 AM

    The 312 Main Project: Vancouver’s Centre for Social & Economic Innovation
    312 Main Team: Thomas Bevan, Ashley Proctor, Jacob Sayles, Vanessa Richards, Iris Yong

  • 10:30 AM
    Coworking Coast-to-Coast Panel
    Moderator: Christine Andrews – Acme Works
    Charlotte Kirby – The Village Hive, Melissa Hope – HiVE Vancouver Society, Shannon Richards – The Two Twenty,
  • 11:00 AM

    Icebreaker
    TBA

  • 11:15 AM

    Break

  • 11:30 AM

    Modern Convening
    Jocelyn McDougall

  • 11:45 PM

    The Future of Work Panel
    Moderator – TBA
    Devon Carr – COHIP & The Livelihood Institute, Jenn McRae – The Urban Worker Project,

  • 12:15 PM

    Speaker
    TBA

  • 12:30 PM

    Lunch

  • 1:45 PM

    Coworking Data & Trends
    TBA

  • 2:15 PM
    Attract & Retain Amazing Members, & Have Fun Doing It
    Tony Bacigalupo, New Work Cities
  • 2:30 PM

    Coworking Members Panel
    Moderator: Angel Kwiatkowski – Cohere LLC
    Mike Morita – Office Nomads, Nancy Lee – Creative Coworkers,

     

  • 3:00 PM

    Speaker
    TBA

  • 3:15 PM

    Break

  • 3:30 PM

    Making Herstory: Women Who Cowork Change the World
    Iris Kavanagh – Coworking With Iris, Laura Shook Guzman – Soma Vida

  • 3:45 PM

    Speaker
    TBA

  • 4:00 PM

    Diversity our Strength Panel
    Moderator – TBA
    Pat Christie – SPACE

  • 4:30 PM

    Speaker
    TBA

  • 4:45 PM

    Day One Wrap
    Day Two Announcements

     

  • 5:00 PM

    Happy Hour & Sunset Reception
    Top of Vancouver Revolving Restaurant
    5:00 PM – 8:30 PM

  • 8:30 PM

    Enjoy dinner with your new friends!

Day Two: Unconference

Thursday, Oct. 5
  • 8:00 AM

    Check In at 312 Main
    Breakfast, Coffee & Juice Bar

  • 9:30 AM

    Unconference Welcome
    Day Two Check In
    Ashley Proctor & Tony Bacigalupo

  • 9:45 AM

    Propose and Vote for Unconference Sessions

  • 10:10 AM

    Unconference Topics & Sessions Announced

  • 10:15 AM

    Session 1 Begins

     

    Group 1: Coworking 101 – Community Building
    Group 2: TBA
    Group 3: TBA
    Group 4:
    TBA

  • 11:00 AM

    Session 2 Begins

     

    Group 1: Coworking 101 – Marketing & Promotions
    Group 2: TBA
    Group 3: TBA
    Group 4: TBA

  • 12:00 PM

    Lunch

    Sign up for Day Three Tours

  • 1:15 PM

    Group Photo

  • 1:30 PM

    Session 3 Begins

     

    Group 1: Coworking 101 – Space Design & Furniture
    Group 2: Coworking Collectives – Collaboration
    Group 3: TBA
    Group 4: TBA

  • 2:15 PM

    Session 4 Begins

     

    Group 1: Coworking 101 – Technology
    Group 2: Women Who Cowork – Meetup
    Group 3: TBA
    Group 4: TBA

  • 3:00 PM

    Break

  • 3:15 PM

    Session 5 Begins

     

    Group 1: Coworking 101 – Ask a veteran founder
    Group 2: TBA
    Group 3: TBA
    Group 4: TBA

  • 4:00 PM
    Unconference Wrap Up
    Tony Bacigalupo
  • 4:45 PM

    Closing Remarks:
    Ashley Proctor, GCUC Canada

  • 5:00 PM

    Go for dinner with your friends before the party!

  • 8:00 PM
    GCUC Canada Party
    Location TBA
    8:00PM – 12:00AM

Day Three: Workshops & Tours

On October 6th we bid farewell to 312 Main and we head out to explore many exciting locations across the core of the city.

You will have the chance to customize your tour experience. Which of Vancouver’s most innovative collaborative spaces would you like to visit? Walk or share a ride with friends. Stick with the groups or take some time to recharge and reflect as you head out to explore our incredible host city!

Friday, Oct. 6
  • 9:00 AM

    Morning Tours – Check In
    Multiple Locations

     

    Tour 1 – Meeting Place TBA

     

     

    Tour 2 – Meeting Place TBA

  • 12:00 PM

    Take yourself to Lunch

  • 1:00 PM

    Afternoon Tours – Check In
    Multiple Locations

     

    Tour 3 – Meeting Place TBA

     

     

    Tour 4 – Meeting Place TBA

  • 4:00 PM

    Afternoon Tours Wrap Up
    Safe travels and Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

     

    See you next year at GCUC Canada!