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CITYLAB PROJECT SHOWCASE
April 5, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
You are invited to join us as we showcase this semester’s new projects at Hamilton’s social innovation hub – CityLAB Hamilton! CityLAB Hamilton is a pilot program between the City of Hamilton, McMaster University, Mohawk College and Redeemer University College that brings together student, academic, and civic leaders to co-create a better Hamilton for all.
Check out the innovative ways students, staff, and faculty are working together to address challenges affecting our city and learn how you can get involved!
Some of our current projects include:
Reducing Undergraduate Food Waste
Dismantling Barriers to Diverse Leadership in Hamilton: Increasing Indigenous Inclusion within the Environmental Sector
Hamilton Heritage Hunt: Designing an Augmented Reality App that Tells the Story of Hamilton History
Belonging, Well-Being, Engagement and Expression in EarlyON Child and Family Centres
Enhancing Public Safety
Mohawk College Community Project in Partnership with CityHousing Hamilton, Part 2
Design of Rainwater Harvesting System for McQuesten Urban Farm
Waste Diversion in Multi-residential Buildings in Hamilton
Coming Together: Building Community Capacity Through Tenant Engagement
Aging Well in Hamilton: Developing a Sustainable and Equitable Policy Path for Discounted Seniors Programs and Services
(Re)envisioning the HSR
9:30 – Project Symposium. Enjoy snacks and take the opportunity to talk with students and staff about their projects. (Main room)
10:00 – Round 1 of presentations. 3 minute presentations from students sharing the highlights of their projects. (Theatre)
11:00 – Break
11:15 – Round 2 of presentations
Paid parking is available in the City Hall parking lot, accessible from Hunter Street, Bay Street, or Jackson Street. We also have a bike rack directly in front of our building. The nearest Sobi hubs are at the corners of Bay and Main, MacNab and Main, and Hunter and Park Streets, and the MacNab bus terminal is located on the north side of Main Street.
CityLAB is located on the second floor of the former CFL Hall of Fame building. We have elevator access located to the left of the front staircase as well as an accessible washroom. If you have any requests, questions, or concerns, please contact Patrick Byrne at [email protected] or 905-977-1897
Check out some photos from our most recent events in our photo gallery.
Hope to see you there!