ChangeCamp: Next

Cross-posted from ChangeCamp.ca.

The ChangeCamp community is growing and continuing to build momentum. After ChangeCamps in Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver and with organizers coming together in Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal and beyond, this felt like a good time to reflect and share what we’ve been doing together and explore some possibilities for the future.

To that end, I hosted a cross-Canada conference call for past and prospective ChangeCamp organizers and allies to share where we came from, what we’ve accomplished and learned and where we might go. Detailed notes are available on the wiki. We are building relationships across Canada so organizers can support and learn from each other. If you are interested in joining us, please join the Google Group.

A Point of Departure

A second goal of this call was to share a synthesis of my own accumulated thoughts, conversations and inspirations over the past six months, describing what I believe is under the hood of ChangeCamp and to describe a vision for what ChangeCamp might become. I am embedding my slides here to share with the wider community.

This vision is speculative, blue-sky and from my own point of view. I am sharing it to begin a deeper discussion and to begin designing the kernel of ChangeCamp. A fuller description of this vision and your comments follow after the jump…

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New journeys down familiar roads

29km north of Owen Sound, along Grey Road 1 that snakes along Georgian Bay, I stopped for a break in my bike ride. No more 3G data here. No service at all. Perfectly alone with my thoughts. On my way to this idyllic place of rocks and gentle lappi…

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29km north of Owen Sound, along Grey Road 1 that snakes along Georgian Bay, I stopped for a break in my bike ride. No more 3G data here. No service at all. Perfectly alone with my thoughts.

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