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3:30 pm

Community Sourcing Solutions

January 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Methodology for architecting comprehensive, accessible solutions to systemic problems through restorative community development and equitable empowerment.

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4:00 pm

Social Media Disclosures: The Rush to Publicize and Potential Unintended Intellectual Property Repercussions

January 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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For entrepreneurs, social media can provide a fantastic and cost effective means for marketing their inventions. However, prior to posting any invention or company information on social media, it is imperative to consider whether intellectual property (IP) protection may be available and what repercussions may occur if social media posts are made. Considering and filing […]

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4:30 pm

Open House: An Experiment in Accessible Space-Making

January 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Open House is a collaborative design system that employs open-source fabrication technologies to produce building modules for creative and versatile structures. Join us for a conversation about the intersection of architecture, the Internet, and the future of design.

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Meditation Session

January 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Author of the highly acclaimed book Calm Clarity: How to Use Science to Rewire Your Brain for Greater Wisdom, Fulfillment and Joy, whose story is featured in The Portal documentary, Due Quach will explain how to use meditation to activate and strengthen the neural networks that help you inspire, innovate and collaborate.

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5:00 pm

The Urgent Imperative: Artist’s Talk by Michelle Rothwell

January 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Human behavior towards the natural work has often had unintended consequences. At a certain scale this is not a problem; the Earth can absorb a surprising amount of disruption and interference. However, there are inevitable limits with dire consequences. We have now reached a critical threshold in both complexity and scale —an Urgent Imperative— where […]

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6:00 pm

Maximizing Your Thursday Gathering Experience

January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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This session is for those new to Venture Café to hear about the resources, opportunities and programming offered, have someone ask them about what they are looking to get by attending, and potentially connect them to the right person or, at least, place them on the right path.

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6:30 pm

Divergent Thinking: Identifying the right plan for a successful New Year

January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-5
Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Divergent thinking is an innovative tool used to identify the best course of action to address simple and complex problems or to achieve goals. In this interactive session, we will use divergent thinking to explore options and determine the optimal path to achieve our 2020 goals. Led by Dr. Danielle Jennings

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