Saturday March 12, 2016
Opening & My Life is My Business by Women Edgies
10.00 am – 12.00 pm | New Women Edgies
Edgeware Creative Entrepreneurship co-director Ludmila Doneman leads discussion based on short presentations of the participants of Edgeware’s Build Your Business program delivered currently at the Old Ambulance Station with 12 women starting their small businesses. Participants include Rachel Fentiman, Robyn Cook, Stacey O’Brien, Ella Doneman, Bel Hanger, and Robbie Murray.
Creating Visual Identity Workshop
1.00 pm – 2.30 pm | Yasmin Bridges
A counteraction to the daily marketing propaganda we are bombarded with, this interactive workshop with emerging visual artist Awkward Chat emphasises the importance of connecting our stories. Identify your core values, write an artist statement, think critically about the context of your work, use instagram and facebook in a healthy and savvy way… connect your story, without losing your soul.
Creating Your Website for Beginners
1.00 pm – 2.30 pm | Irina Anastasiu
Building a web presence doesn’t have to be complicated! Today there is a myriad of (free!) ways of creating a great website without knowing how to program.
Domain? URL? Web hosting? CSS & HTML? Your head is spinning and you don’t know where to start?
Come along as we discover the basic principles behind a website, and explore the WordPress platform.
Bring your laptop. During this hands-on session I’ll get you started with your own website on wordpress.com.
Social Media for Creative Social Enterprises
2.30 pm – 4.00 pm | Cath MacAdam
Learn the essentials of 21st-century marketing, it’s all about sharing, connecting and being genuine. And the tools at your disposal are (mostly) free! All you really need is a mobile and some creativity.
Creating Your Website for the Advanced
2.30 pm – 4.00 pm | Irina Anastasiu
You already have a web presence but there’s something you still don’t know how to tackle? Know some programming but got stuck somewhere? Whether it’s tricky code, integration with social media, or adding e-commerce functionality to your website, in this workshop we’ll try to sort that out. Bring along your laptop and all of your questions for a hands-on session!
This walkshop will take you around Nambour to co-discover ways to animate the night in order to nurture the growth of youth creative social entrepreneurship, with a particular focus on women. The walkshop will engage you in getting to know Nambour as well as broader issues related to the topic, and also documenting points of interest using photographs and notes. These will be used in the subsequent design workshops around creating ecologies to engender creative social entrepreneurship for young women in Nambour.
Sunday March 13, 2016
Showcase: Women Creative Social Entrepreneurs
This session presents an opportunity to hear from the existing women creative social entrepreneurs from in and around Nambour. After a short presentation from each of the presenters, the session will create an open space for discussions around the key challenges and opportunities to engender creative social entrepreneurship in and around Nambour to start collectively mapping points of local opportunities and resources. This will be followed by a public walkshop to explore local areas, investigating how these points can be used for future developments.
Ecology and Creativity
1.00 pm – 4.00 pm | Tamsin Kerr
Up to 16 participants have an opportunity to examine their core values and passions, make connections and build relationships across these interests, through a three-hour collaborative creative process of collage and expression. This practice can be used in building capacity in everyday life so as to live more connected to all those, human and nature, around us.
Required: bring images (copies please as you will not be able to take them home again) of people, things, issues, you are passionate about that can become part of a collective collage. These may come from photos, old magazines, online print-outs, newspapers, etc.
1.00 pm – 4.00 pm | QUT Team
We will first discuss existing and emerging issues related to creative social entrepreneurship for women in and around Nambour. We will then collectively build on the map showing points of opportunities and resources for the issues in and around Nambour, then go out in smaller groups to identify, investigate, and document them. The findings will be used for broader discussions during the public forum following this walkshop.
Accounting for Creative Social Enterprises
(correction) 2.30 pm – 4.00 pm | Lisa Fry
Review the basic principles of accounting as they apply to a creative, social enterprise. Learn how to apply your creativity and craftsmanship to managing your accounts. Design a personalised list of accounts and budget forecast. Learn how to manage your accounts into the future.
4.00 pm – 6.00 pm | Event Team
This forum will be open to anyone interested in finding ways forward to engender creative social entrepreneurship for local young women. We will hear experts’ views on the topic, but the focus of this forum is to evoke a broader discussions and debates, and importantly, reflecting on insights gained throughout the event in order to imagine and even start developing possible future trajectories together.