Creative Mornings Ottawa - Dr. Andrew E. Pelling

Le vendredi 24 novembre 2017, de 8 h 30 à 10 h

Cet événement se déroulera en anglais seulement.

La description de cet événement est seulement disponible en anglais. 

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Andrew PellingScientist, professor, entrepreneur and TED Fellow Andrew Pelling has built a career on unapologetic curiosity, creativity and serendipity. He is a professor and Canada Research Chair at the University of Ottawa, where he founded and directs a curiosity-driven research lab that brings together artists, scientists, social scientists and engineers. The lab uses low-cost, open source materials and methods to explore speculative living technologies of the future. He has, for instance, created human body parts made from plants and grown living skins on LEGOs – innovations with the potential to replace prohibitively expensive commercial biomaterials.

Pelling is also the co-founder and CTO of Spiderwort Inc., a mission driven company developing open source platforms to enable the widespread and global adoption of biological research in all environments and economic contexts. Most recently, he founded pHacktory, a street-level research lab in Ottawa that amplifies community ideas through a potent mixture of craft, serendipity and curiosity.

Pelling’s work has been in the international media spotlight for many years, with recognition in outlets such as Wired, Huffington Post, NPR, Scientific American, Popular Science, BBC, Der Spiegel, Deutsche Welle and others, as well as numerous highlights in the Canadian media and Scientific media.

About CreativeMornings

CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for the creative community with chapters in over 179 cities around the world. Each month we host an event that is always on a Friday, always in the morning, and always free. We provide coffee, a light breakfast, and a 20-30 minute presentation from a local creative person on the global CreativeMornings theme for that month.

About the Theme

To our ancient ancestors, the fear of death was a palpable and daily motivator. Although our world is infinitely safer than it was centuries ago, we are still driven by the fear of death and we expertly attribute it to even the smallest events: traffic, deadlines, a mistake, public speaking, your boss’s name on your caller ID on a Saturday.

What we have done well as a species is leverage the fear of death to inspire achievements that seemed impossible, to create work that needed to be made, and to discover insights that help us live well.

This month’s global exploration of Death is chosen by our Miami chapter and illustrated by Syd Weiler.


Coming soon. 
Event details will be announced on Friday, November 10 - stay tuned!

Date :
Le vendredi 24 novembre 2017
Heure :
Event Schedule:
8:30 AM - Doors open
8:30 - 9 AM - Check in, enjoy breakfast
9:00 AM - Talk begins
9:30 AM - Q&A with speaker
9:45 AM - Open pitch (have something to share with us? Now’s the time!)
10:00 AM - Off to work!
Lieu :
École de gestion Telfer
Pavillon Desmarais
DMS 12102 12è étage
55, avenue Laurier Est
Ottawa (Ontario) K1N 6N5
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Sign ups starts on Friday, November 17, 11:00 am

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