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Shanghai Sustainability Jam 2013! 48 Hours To Save The World

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What is Global Sustainability Jam?

Global Sustainability Jam is the world’s biggest non-profit innovation event targeting sustainability. Creative and passionate people will meet to form teams and work to create brand-new real-world designs, projects and initiatives that will create impact on sustainability . The hosts will provide necessary support including guidance, toolbox and communication platform. During the event, all participants will take part in communication across different cities around the globe. On November 24, 3:00 p.m. Shanghai local time, all the participants shall upload their work onto the platform (http://planet.globalsustainabilityjam.org/) and share them with the rest of the world. Learn more about the Global Sustainability Jam

* The Global Jam is conducted in ENGLISH!

How to join?

- Hurry up as places are limited! You must register online http://gsusjam.eventdove.com/c/2850/m/6520

- This event aims to facilitate creativity and knowledge building, aiming at entrepreneurship and development of new service ideas. The participants for this event are selected based on background and experience to insure a diverse, professional and “Outcome Oriented” group that is focused on the tasks at hand.

- Put the dates in your calendar, and bring your funny hats and musical instrument if you have one.


Be a Jammer: Anyone who has an open mind and wants to practice a hands-on approach to creativity and problem solving, make sure you are available to join ALL 3 days to ensure seamless collaboration and team dynamic. Jam is a great place to learn new skills, challenge yourself and meet great people while having fun. Your designs and projects have the potential to create a real impact on a more sustainable future.

See other jammers all over the world?


Be an Observer: If you can’t commit to all 3 days, you are also welcome to observe the jam on the Friday opening session and final sharing session on Sunday afternoon.

Be A Spark:
Helping to get the juices flowing, be inspiring and share you knowledge about Sustainability Design, New Business Model Generation, Social Entrepreneurship etc… – When: 20 minutes from 4-6pm on Friday November 22nd

Be A Mentor: Spending time with the jammers to help guide their directions, brainstorm, plan and prototyping  – When: Sessions Saturday November 23rd 10:30-11:30 and 16:00 – 17:00

Be A Juror:
Providing feedback on practicability, feasibility and potential scale for what the jammers have created – When: Sunday November 24th from 3-6pm


Who is hosting?

CBi China Bridge, an insight-based innovation firm, wants to promote sustainability design in China, and introduce people to a design-based approach to creativity and problem solving though this exciting event.  China Bridge’s role will be to provide a public platform for creative minds in Shanghai’s professional community and connect with the world.


How much will it cost?
The jam is a non-profit event. We would love to make this a memorable and enjoyable event for you. We will provide you lunches, drinks, wonderful coffee, tea, and stationary.

To cover these costs, and make sure all jammers are committed for these 3 days, we request that each jammer pay RMB 200.

It’s free for Sparks, Mentors, Jurors, Sponsors, Media partners and Observers.

Any extra contributions are welcome, depending on your financial situation, to help pay for CBi providing the dynamic working space and friendly team members.


When and Where?
TIME:  November 22nd -24th 2013
(Nov 22 3pm-9pm, Nov 23 9am-9pm, Nov 24, 9am-6pm)

PLACE :   CBi China Bridge Office;
359 Kangding Rd, 4F, Jingan District/ near Shanxi Bei Rd




Media Contact:

Eileen Wang




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