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2019 Design Thinking Conference

This conference will be unlike any you’ve attended before! Facilitated by Pedal, the fast-paced agenda and innovative speakers will challenge you to question how you’ve approached nonprofit work in the past.

 Export to Your Calendar 5/7/2019
When: Tuesday, May 7th
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Map this event »
The Regas Building
318 N Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee  37917
United States
Presenter: Pedal
Contact: Eddie Crim
865.313.2077


Online registration is available until: 5/7/2019
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ABN MEMBER RATES

$135 per attendee (Early Bird Rate)

After 3/1/19: $160

 

NON-MEMBER RATES

$435 per attendee (Early Bird Rate)

After 3/1/19: $460

 

CORPORATE PACKAGE

Send 3+ employees and receive the member rate! (Email Courtney Leo at cleo@betternonprofits.org.)

 

We are shaking things up in 2019, and our Spring Conference is a great representation of our new developments. This year's event will be facilitated by Pedal, who specializes in designing products, services and experiences that people love. They accomplish this by uncovering actionable insights into the user’s world - the motivations, wants, needs, and tensions that drive behavior. This new information serves as the inspiration for better ideas that can be prototyped, tested, and refined into sustainable solutions.
 
Pedal uses a proven framework for innovation called Design Thinking.

 

Design Thinking is a human-centered process for innovation and program design. It utilizes a multi-phase process beginning with observing the end-user (the people your organization serves), moving towards synthesizing your insights to build prototypes or procedures, and, finally, actively testing your results. It is an active process that does not require a large budget, but can lead to powerful results.

 

At the end of a design thinking project, you will have developed a solution that doesn’t carry the typical risk of failure because the end-user has informed the entire process. In summary, it is not about finding the solution, but finding the right question or problem to be answered. If you make sure your organization has identified a worthy problem, you will truly be able to change lives.



 

Cancellation Courtesy:
If you wish to cancel your registration, notification of your registration cancellation must be received by email to Eddie Crim at ecrim@betternonprofits.org five business days prior to the event. Please view our full cancellation policy HERE.

Special Accommodations:
If you require special accommodation in order to attend an ABN event, please contact Eddie Crim at 865-313-2077 or ecrim@betternonprofits.org no less than five days prior.

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