Month: April 2015

Welcome to Toronto!

  So, it’s your first time in Toronto and all you know is that we are Canada’s largest city, we had a crack-smoking mayor, and we are home to A LOT of amazing coworking spaces. Well, this is all true, but there is so much more to discover here. We know you’re busy and we know you’ve got lots of questions. Don’t worry, we got you covered! You can find all the basic info on our FAQ page, but here are all the ‘juicy’ details. The conference venue is located near St. Clair and Bathurst (601 Christie Street) in Toronto’s midtown. Rather than staying near the conference venue, we recommend you stay… Read More

So what’s an ‘Unconference’ anyway?

To get the best of both worlds, GCUC Canada uses a combination of both the traditional conference and the ‘unconference’ format.Our 2015 Unconference is a full day dedicated to participant driven discussions that promote peer-to-peer learning and collaboration. (Some of you may know this format as a bar camp). No unconference is the same, however the format dictates that the participants will determine which topics are most important and that they will lead these collective discussions. Equipped with markers and a blank wall, participants are asked to suggest and post topics they’d like to explore. There is no set agenda until the conference attendees create it on the morning of the event…. Read More