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December 2014

InterACTion workshop with Groupe Harmonie

December 12, 2014
HLM Durocher, 425 rue Sherbrooke West
Montreal, Canada
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March 2015

Op-Ed workshop

March 21, 2015 - March 22, 2015
Concordia University, LB Building, 4th Space, 1400 Maisonneuve Blvd W
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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ACT is participating in an Op-ed writing workshop led by the OpEd Project which seeks "to increase the range of voices and quality of ideas we hear in the world." The workshop was held at Concordia University and organized by the Centre for Ethnographic Research and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Violence (CEREV).

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May 2015

Older People and Digital Isolation

May 28, 2015 - May 29, 2015
Unnamed Venue Barcelona, Spain + Google Map

The goal of this workshop is to provide an analytical space that puts together relevant actors coming from the academic, governmental, third sector, and design fields interested in debating on the potential role of information and communication technologies –especially social media– in palliating the social isolation older people may experience. This workshop is held under the framework of the research project “Older people and social networks: Breaking with digital isolation”, supported by Obra Social “la Caixa” and in collaboration with ACUP,…

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February 2016

Bob de Schutter Workshop

February 13, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Details TBA.

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April 2016

Aging Activisms Media Capsules: Workshop

April 29, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - May 2, 2016 @ 2:00 pm

This is a four-day workshop in which participants will co-create a series of short videos that tell the stories of four generations of women who have done work related to social change and activism throughout their lives. Workshop participants will learn to interview, record, and photograph one another to produce "media capsules" that tell the personal "herstories" of each of the participants. This workshop has been co-organized by the Ageing, Communication, and Technologies (ACT, Concordia University) and the Trent Centre…

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November 2016

Mini maker fair, fabrication showcase and documentary launch organized by Giuliana Cucinelli and Ann-Louise Davidson

November 3, 2016

  Joins us at Concordia University on November 3, 2016 for "Making things...And making things private," a one-day event held as part of Literacy Week organized by ACT co-applicant Giuliana Cucinelli and affiliated researcher Ann-Louise Davidson. A maker fair will be held from 2pm to 4pm, followed by a fabrication showcase and a documentary launch, both to be held from 4pm to 7pm. The event will be held at the Milieux Institute on the 11th floor of the EV building…

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May 2017

Accessibility Gamepad Challenge

May 24, 2017

On May 24, we’re having an Accessibility Gamepad Challenge and you’re invited! Have you ever wished that your gamepad design was different? Do you or someone close to you have a reduced mobility or live with accessibility limitations that requires modifications to the objects you use daily? Then we have a challenge for you! Come join a collaborative team and tinker with capacitive sensors, gamepads, arcade buttons and joysticks, and more! Our team has been tinkering around the usability challenge…

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December 2017

March 2019

Statistics Don’t Hurt (II) Workshop

March 6, 2019 - March 8, 2019

The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration in Bucharest, Romania, is hosting a 3-day hands-on workshop as part of the Longitudinal Study on Older Audiences, which gathers data on the media practices of older adults over three waves and in seven countries. The workshop will bring together ACT researchers who are exploring the data from the recently-collected Wave 2 of the data collection from multiple perspectives. Through the face-to-face meetings, we seek to strengthen our collective quantitative analysis and find opportunities…

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April 2019

“Dissent in/with (Con)Science” International Workshop

April 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

"We Tell: Storytelling and Civic Awareness" at the University of Bologna proudly presents DISSENT IN/WITH (CON)SCIENCE Bologna, Italy, at the Piccolo Teatro del Baraccano This international workshop event aims to investigate the variety of forms and ways in which the industry of culture (in all its expressions) affects the development of all mechanisms of construction and deconstruction of individual and collective civic awareness. The ultimate purpose is to reflect on those mechanisms that make institutions, ruling bodies, governments, as well…

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