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Guy Ryan’s Keynote Lecture 21 March

March 15, 2011

Guy Ryan

Here’s the info about the first Department of Applied Sciences Keynote Lecture of the year. Everyone is welcome to attend. Guy Ryan is a graduate of Design Studies and the Science Communication Masters programme.

Title: “Social Innovation”

Date : Monday 21st March

Time : 1.00pm

Venue : Archway 3 Lecture Theatre

Most of us are conscious of the growing list of 21st century challenges we face as people. As a designer/filmmaker/entrepreneur, Guy Ryan is excited about our opportunity to tackle those challenges through creative thinking and social innovation. This keynote is a taste of what Guy’s been up too since jumping the graduate fence . . .

Guy is a Design graduate who has just been awarded the 2011 ‘World of Difference’ scholarship from the Vodafone NZ Foundation, which provides a salary + an expenses budget to live your dream for a year.

Under the newly established charity – the Inspiring Stories Trust, Guy is heading a nationwide youth-focused project that aims to spark a series of inspirational short film productions by connecting up young filmmakers with young people making a difference in their communities.

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