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Date: Monday, March 18, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Urgent problems and challenges like food security, climate change, health care, mental health need solutions. The theory on social impact will show how together when we use social innovation, social entrepreneurship, and social finance we can solve these real problems. We have much to learn from Indigenous approaches to innovation which are informed by cultures and languages, supporting community led solutions. Join us as we share a variety of approaches and put you to work solving some real issues.

Date and time: Entrepreneurship week at UofT! Monday March 18 10 am to 12 p.m.
Location: ONRamp, first floor, Banting Institute, 100 College St. Toronto
Facilitators: Wendy Phillips, UTSC Elder/Cultural Advisor; Cindy Ross Pedersen, Executive Director, The Agency at UofT, theagencyuoft.ca

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Map & Data Library

Data visualization gives us a better understanding of our data and helps us communicate that to others. It has the potential to generate insights, communicate findings, and illustrate evidence. Conversely, a poor visualization can undermine an argument or even mislead the reader.

Through a combination of lecture and activities, this three-hour workshop will use a data visualization workflow model to introduce students to best practices and guidelines for designing effective visualizations and evaluating visualizations. For the final part of the workshop, students will get a chance to work with a common data visualization tool, Tableau Desktop, creating visualizations such as a line graph of average temperature by month, a treemap of population by world regions, and a stacked bar graph of word frequencies in Romeo and Juliet.

For more information on Data Visualization, including topics covered in the workshop, and services offered by the libraries, see our Data Visualization Guide.

Location: Robarts Library. e-classroom, 4th floor, room 4033. Directions

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Robarts Library

Learn how to safely operate the LulzBot TAZ 6 3D printers. You must complete this safety training session before you can use our 3D printers. You must also pass our 3D printing knowledge test.

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: 2:10pm - 3:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library

Learn how to safely operate the Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printers. You must complete this safety training session before you can use our 3D printers.

3D Printing Safety Training

Date: Tuesday, March 19th 2:10pm - 3:00pm

Location: MADLab, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 1 Below, room B112

Presenters: Erica Lenton, Gerstein Librarian & Mike Spears, MADLab Manager

What's Covered: 

- overview of 3D Printing @ Gerstein + MADLab policies & guidelines for use

- instructions for safe & effective use of the 3D printers

- how to prepare a 3D design file for printing 

- basic design principles

Questions?

Send your questions to gerstein.3Dprinting@utoronto.ca or visit our website at: http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/3dprinting

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