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Gen Xi: Educating the next generation of innovators

Sunday 28 May 2017

Doors Open: 8:30am
Event Start: 9:00am


Academy Xi
66-68 Devonshire Street
Surry Hills, NSW 2010

All display prices are inclusive of booking fees and GST.

The suggested age group for this event is 13-18, but isn't restricted to those ages. We understand some parents might want to accompany their children. Due to capacity constraints, parents who wish to accompany their children will need to email alexis@academyxi.com to request a 'parent's pass'.

"You see things; and say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not’?” – George Bernard Shaw
How do you want to change the world?
Tap that imagination and turn it into a tangible prototype at this interactive 2-day workshop, designed for 14-18 year olds with an interest in creation, invention and problem-solving. Whether you’re an aspiring young entrepreneur or a budding change-maker, this programme is designed take your creative problem-solving skills to the next level.
Kicking off with problem identification, we’ll take you through the process of ideating and creating, so you come out the other side with a clickable mobile app to test and develop. This hybrid, collaborative approach to problem-solving will run you through a best-practice approach to ideating: Accelerated Design Thinking, Product Vision Exploration, Research Techniques, Feature Identification and Prioritisation. 
We give you the freedom to choose your own direction from the get-go; if there’s an idea or problem-space you’re passionate about, bring it along and we’ll help you bring it to life. 
What you’ll get out of it:
Gain a framework to be able to problem solve effectively
Learn fundamentals of UX Design
Create an innovative solution to a problem 
Create a low fidelity digital mobile prototype 
Gain tangible entrepreneurial skills
Ready to change the world?


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