Today went to the Welsh Government ‘Creative Industries’ event at the Atrium. Over-subscribed 3x they presented the range of funding opportunities available. A lot of info to take in, so decided to make some visual minutes to make some sense of the millions of £££ being discussed! Overall, very useful investment of 2.5 hours of my time, and would recommend to anyone who can get a place at the other events across Wales.
Would like to see them put on a conference following the Welsh Entrepreneurs 2012 model, bringing all the different creatives together in one place.
VISUAL MAPPING AT THE WEC2012 Spent most of today at the inspiring – and hopefully first of many – Welsh Entrepreneurs Conference at City Hall in Cardiff with approx. 399 people. I’ve been looking forward to it since being part of the initial Linkedin discussion thread and it exceeded expectations. Not surprisingly it was oversubscribed, [...]
OCTOBER 1: CARDIFF Last week I started with visual minutes for the amazing Camila Batmanghelidjh, at the General Teaching Council for Wales’ 2012 Wales Education Lecture. Camila Batmanghelidjh, the founder of the charity Kids Company Camilla delivered a 1 hour lecture entitled ‘Neurosis, Numeracy and Neurons: the challenges of delivering education to vulnerable children and [...]
Client: Tower Fund & Good Relations Wales Brief: The Tower Fund had launched their new identity and wanted to run a series of consultation events to ask the people in the 4 communities how they would like to spend the fund. Our main aim was to create a space where everyone’s views could be captured [...]
Project: In April I was part of the team delivering the ‘Communities Can 2012′ – a vibrant conference exploring the use of co-production, coaching and time-banking to empower communities and create well-being.250 people in a giant marquee. A ground-breaking event, 250 attendees in a giant marquee erected inside the new stadium at Parc Eirias Stadium [...]
Several really useful resources on the Visual Literacy site a range of methods to improve communications. Not surprisingly, really well laid out with quick view and ability to download the docs. You’ll need some time to review all this properly… but it did inspire me to take action and read the resources. Highlights reviewed below, [...]
At IMD Executive Business School in Lausanne for first trip of 2012 and its a beautiful day. In 2011 came on 5 trips to work with Prof Preston Bottger, as a visual communications coach developing his materials. We working on a ‘deck’ of PowerPoint slides that will translate into custom presentations across the areas of [...]
Fran met with Ian Weir from CMU at the end of 2011 and again has been booked to deliver her ‘Professional Skills’ workshops in early 2012. This will be the third year Fran has delivered these sessions, they are always lively with good student feedback. The aim of the sessions is for the students to [...]
Fran spent most of last week at IMD Executive Business School in Lausanne, facilitating strategic planning sessions with Professor of Leadership Preston Bottger. This was her 4th trip and the sessions proved as dynamic and stimulating as always. Professor Bottger works across several key areas at IMD, Fran uses her communications and design skills to [...]
Commissioned by the amazing Judy Craske of Menter Môn, on 25/11 Fran led a team of 7 facilitators to host a World Café event in Llandudno for the ‘Shaping the Future’ project. The aim was to have a ‘big conversation’ about how the StF Learning & Development Supply Chain could impact the regeneration of North [...]