Find the most current program announcements, reminders and action items below.
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|ASAP||Book travel & lodging for Catalyst workshops||We are not reserving a hotel room block, so we encourage your to book lodging for all workshops ASAP. You can access a list of local lodging options here.|
|Ongoing||Review Workshop 2 slides||Day 1 Slides|
|ASAP||Carry out your Ideation and Prototyping Roadmap.
||Use the project planning roadmap to plan project activities over the next 9 weeks. Plan research activities, team meetings, important organizational dates, etc.|
|Ongoing||Share what you’ve been up to.||Consider sending a Postcard from the Field to your team sponsors and coworkers.|
|By June 14||Draft your 7-part presentation (5-7 min & 16:9 format) & send to your Coach for feedback||Curate photos, videos and quotes from your research to put in your final presentation. Draft your project learnings and recommendations and next steps for your organization’s leadership. Send your draft presentation to your coach by June 14th for feedback.|
|By June 26||Generate ideas with your stakeholders
||Figure out which ideas you want to prototype. Build and test your prototypes. Seek input from your colleagues and end-users. Continue to document your process with quotes, photos, video clips. Bonus: Record people trying out your prototype!|
|By June 26||Prep for Workshop 3 & Showcase||(1) Bring a laptop, one printed copy and electronic copy of your draft slides to Workshop #3 Day 1.
(2) Bring a USB thumb drive for your presentation and the photos, videos or quotes.
(3) Confirm your sponsor’s attendance on June 27th. Team Sponsors should have received a calendar invite for June 27th (9:00 am – 1:30 pm).
(4) Bring a cellphone with video-recording capability and 1 GB of space (enough space for 7 minute video), in case you’d like a recording of your team’s pitch.
January – April: Deeply Understand and Frame Your Challenge
April – June: Prioritize Opportunities, Generate Ideas, Make them Better with Feedback
June + Beyond: Sustain the Work by Effectively Communicating What’s Needed