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Rochester, NY, 14607
United States


Design Night Out
5:30pm 5:30pm

Design Night Out

Join us as we host a lively dmi:NightOut! This is the first Design Management Institute (dmi) event here in our fair city and we are thrilled to partner with dmi for this signature networking event. 

DMI President, Carole Bilson, will introduce DMI and join David Parsons- Director of User Experience, XEROX, Ernesto Quinteros - Chief Design Officer, Johnson & Johnson and Suzanne Piotrowski - President of BFC in a brief panel discussion.

DMI is the global organization of emerging and senior leaders that connects, promotes, and elevates the role of Design, Design Management, and Innovation in business, culture, and society.

Who Should Attend:
Designers and Design Leaders
Executives interested in/curious about Design & Innovation Management (Business and Academic- Design and NON Design)
Anyone interested in learning more about the application and value of design thinking and management in organizations.
You do not need to be a member of DMI to attend.

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SHE:  A Deep Dive Workshop for Women Entrepreneurs
to May 5

SHE: A Deep Dive Workshop for Women Entrepreneurs

SHE Workshop is a time dedicated to helping you work ON your business. This event is for women that are: Smart. have Hustle. and an Entrepreneurial spirit. SHE is a workshop created by MESH and BadFish for women to spend time doing real work on their business among peers and with experts in business strategy, branding and change all in a stimulating and supportive environment.

If you are a woman business owner, this is the time out you probably need, but have not taken. Join us for this immersive opportunity to have some fun with people who "get you" too.

In addition to Sue Piotrowski, BadFish Consulting and Danyelle Hildreth of MESH Consulting, these amazing and talented women are partnering with us to create a great experience for you. 
Lisa Carp Hughes, professional head shots
Erin Garvin, mindfulness morning to get us ready for the day
Lora Downie, providing afternoon mindfulbytes to give us the energy we need
Cass McCrory, quizzes us on Subtracting to make things add up

You will work hard, have fun, make new connections, and gain valuable insights you need to move to the next level.

THURSDAY MAY 4th, 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Welcome to SHE! kickoff and cocktail hour

FRIDAY May 5th, 7:45am - 5:00pm
Full day workshop

Register through Eventbrite

Early registration discount by 4/21/2017: $395
Regular Registration: $495

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Relational Coordination Workshop with Tony Suchman, MD and Jody Hoffer Gittell, PhD
to May 6

Relational Coordination Workshop with Tony Suchman, MD and Jody Hoffer Gittell, PhD

This advanced workshop will help you learn how to use the Relational Coordination (RC) Survey in interventions to improve work processes and collaboration across the continuum from small co-located work groups to virtual teams to whole organizations and inter-organizational consortia. 

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Home and Homelessness
8:00pm 8:00pm

Home and Homelessness

  • Schultz Center Forum, Nazareth College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

BadFish friend Priyanka Borpujair will be giving a lecture on homlessness. 

Abstract by the Author
Those tagged as "homeless," as considered to be in the fringes of a society; the reality that scars the dream of what a society out to be. But what does homelessness really mean, especially at a time when the world is a small space, albeit with ever-increasing borders?

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