DesignCamp Waterloo Makes Great Impact


I really enjoyed the speech given by University of Waterloo Dean’s Arts, Ken Coates, at last DesignCamp Waterloo back in March. It took me a while to get the video clip for speech, but it’s a great one to share. He only spoke for 10 mins. However, it was short and powerful. First he highlighted the impact of student-run events like DesignCamp Waterloo, which the university leadership team used as examples to describe the spirit of Waterloo. Second, Ken talked about the serious problem of "Innovation stickiness" Canada is facing and the 21 century economy is about digital media, digital design, digital enabled technologies.

Check it out.

 

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  1. Majid Mirza says:

    This was an absolutely phenomenal 10 minute speech. Ken went straight to the heart of the matter by addressing the future of digital media, innovation stickiness and the new Stratford Campus. A great resource for anyone wanting a quick glimpse into where UW is heading.