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HELIX Summer Institute

August 5, 2022

Helix Summer Institute

In our rapidly changing economy, critical thinking and problem-solving enable businesses to pivot and respond to emerging market demands. An innovation mindset also helps generate proactive solutions for current and potential problems.

The sixth annual HELIX Summer Institute is a free, six-day, intensive, virtual “design jam” that will provide you with tools for collaborating and building solutions to pressing social and business challenges. This initiative welcomes participation from students, entrepreneurs, designers, creative thinkers and members of the community.

Lead facilitators will encourage participants to think creatively, try new solutions and pivot based on feedback from real stakeholders.

Seneca’s virtual 2022 HELIX Summer Institute will help entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and others develop an innovation mindset critical to every industry or enterprise.

Virtual 2022 HELIX Summer Institute

During this six-day, interactive “design jam,” you’ll learn skills in an experiential environment, while working on a real, operational challenge facing York Region.

As a participant, you will join virtual workshops, hear from key stakeholders and connect with some of the best mentors in the region. You’ll also develop an innovation mindset, while creating solutions to a social/business problem.

Join us for the sixth annual HELIX Summer Institute

The HELIX Summer Institute runs daily Monday, Aug. 22 to Friday, Aug. 26 and Monday, Aug. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.

There are 30 spots available and the application deadline is Friday, Aug. 5.

To apply, please email chris.dudley@senecacollege.ca your name and email address mentioning your interest in the sixth annual HELIX Summer Institute.

The two problems we will be working on this year in the Summer Institute is Single use plastics and increasing the use of public transit. Both problems will be presented by York Region, who will be listening to the final pitches on the last day.