Mapping your social network
Date: October 22, 2015
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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A conversation about network mapping and how it can be used as an effective tool for identifying and engaging the untapped potential of a community's social networks. Thinking about networks can help us to describe what is happening and uncover possible strategic opportunities in the social landscape of our communities.
Speaker: Milton Friesen, Senior Fellow and Program Director of Social Cities at Cardus
Milton Friesen is a Senior Fellow and Program Director of Social Cities at Cardus, a North American think tank. He has served as an elected municipal official and his current work at the University of Waterloo School Of Planning involves a new proposal for measuring social impact. His work on network science applications for planning includes participation in the Waterloo Institute on Complexity and Innovation. His paper Social Infrastructure: Underpinning the Success of Cities, explores the " patterns of relationships we have with each other as individuals and groups" and suggests that these will determine the long-term viability where we live. This paper was recently published in Municipal World.
October 21, 2015
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