It’s June 2021. Believe it or not, a full 16 months has gone by since DesignMeets’ last “pre-pandemic” in-person meeting took place. That was then and this is now. COVID-19 came in March of 2020 and settled in among us…and quickly changed everything. Many of us have long since left our familiar workplaces behind and … Read More
The minute I walked into the Sidewalk Labs space, the buzz was palpable. No matter where I turned, people were gathered in small groups chatting animatedly – while often enjoying a glass of wine and small plate of delicious eats – in anticipation of this latest DesignMeets event. Of course, the excitement was completely understandable. We had … Read More
Last week we hosted our biggest DesignMeets event to date (our 22nd event!), with over 200 attendees and some fantastic conversations about design thinking in healthcare. Think back to the last time you sat endlessly in a clinic waiting room or stood in line waiting to be served at a pharmacy. More likely than not, … Read More
This year our topic is Design Thinking in Healthcare and we’ll be hosting at MaRS on April. 5th, 2016 from 6-9pm. RSVP now before they are gone! We hope to see you there!!
We’re excited to announce the return of our DesignMeets events with a brand new theme — NewsMedia. Join us on May 28th, as we open a discussion on how design thinking plays a role in connecting people to their content. Let’s discuss at the next #designmeets Register and read more about the event at designmeets.ca — DesignMeets is about … Read More
We’re back! This time Partnering with Patients Canada, DesignMeets will focus on a series of events in the HealthCare domain titled “Voices of HealthCare”. The first of the series will be on June 12 here in Toronto. For more information on the format and speakers, and how to register, visit: designmeets.ca/events/voices-of-healthcare
After our recent success with DesignMeets… Public Policy in Ottawa and Toronto, we’re excited to announce the return of DesignMeets… HealthCare.
After a successful DesignMeets… Public Policy event in Ottawa, now it’s time to hear what Toronto has to say about our public policy, and how we can engage the design process.
About the Design Leaders series: In Design Meets… Design Leaders, Pivot reaches out to individuals and companies who live and breathe design. This series explores the genesis of design and its practical applications in business. We hope that it inspires you to think expansively and create meaningfully, both at work and at play. Check out … Read More
Last night at the first ever Hacking Health Cafe (HHC) at the MARS Centre in Toronto, Pivot’s Creative Director, Ian Chalmers, spoke among the likes of UKidney.com, Patients of Canada, VeriDrug, and NightingaleMD. Hacking Health Cafes are monthly events held across various cities to bring together the digital health community. It provides for a casual environment where … Read More
About the Design Leaders series: In Design Leaders, Pivot reaches out to individuals and companies who live and breathe design. This series explores the genesis of design and its practical applications in business. We hope that it inspires you to think expansively and create meaningfully, both at work and at play. Check out the previous … Read More
Entrepreneurs, self-starters, and risk-takers are constantly launching new ideas and services in the hopes of gaining audiences and investors. These “doers” are a critical part of our economic and innovation engine and a big part of the reinvention of the Canadian design & technology marketplace. The biggest challenge for these idea starters is the viability … Read More