Events

Events

When asked what leaders need to more effectively lead change, the number one answer they gave us is more opportunities to connect with one another.

The events below are opportunities to do just that. Build and strengthen your connections with leaders across various networks in our region. Be inspired to think bigger and think differently about what's possible in your community. Equip yourself with new skills, tools and knowledge to more effecitvely lead change.

Upcoming Events

FLOW Northside Arts Crawl

July 28, 2016 to July 30, 2016

Minneapolis, MN

FLOW is a non-juried, self-guided tour of studios, galleries, theaters, commercial and vacant spaces over a mile and half of the West Broadway corridor. From b-boys to ballet, graffiti to graphite, rap to rhapsody, fine artist to artisan, practicing to professional, FLOW showcases the great art being made every day on the Northside.

Roseville, MN

Concussions and Return to Activities/School: Participants will learn: signs and symptoms that accompany concussion, initial concussion care at home, when to seek more urgent medical care, and strategies to return to school and normal daily activities.

The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offers Lunch and Learn Seminars for Social Workers and Social Service Professionals. Continuing Education Units have been approved by the Board of Social Work and will be available at each seminar.

St. Paul, MN

This conference will honor the lived experiences and local knowledge of Teachers of Color and American Indian teachers by creating a safe and welcoming space in which current and prospective Teachers of Color and American Indian teachers are the primary participants. A core group of diverse Coalition educators are planning the conference to include a series of general sessions and breakout sessions that seek to inspire, affirm, inform, and energize.  Participants will build power networks, develop legislative proposals, and create action plans that remove barriers and transform state policy and local institutions to retain and increase Teachers of Color and American Indian teachers in Minnesota. 

TEDxBismarck

August 11, 2016

Bismarck, ND

TEDxMinneapolis

August 12, 2016

Minneapolis, MN

TEDxMinneapolis 2016 hosts speakers that have devoted their life’s work on the platform of visibility to make grand impact. We believe that sight manifests itself in art, design, innovation, technology, and the deeper parts of the Minneapolis story, and we’ll work to tell not only the broader and worldly impact of having sight, but also the personal impact, too.

Featuring Bush Fellows Amelia Franck Meyer and Andrea Jenkins.

Roseville, MN

Brain Injury & Epilepsy: Participants will learn about the most common seizure types; how to identify them, and how to respond properly.
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offers Lunch and Learn Seminars for Social Workers and Social Service Professionals. Continuing Education Units have been approved by the Board of Social Work and will be available at each seminar.

WE Day

September 20, 2016

St. Paul, MN

WE Day is a celebration of youth making a difference in their local and global communities. Tickets to WE Day cannot be purchased, but are earned through service. 

MN Cup Awards Event

September 22, 2016

Minneapolis, MN

MN Cup is the premier resource for early stage entrepreneurs, supporting and accelerating the development of breakthrough business ideas across Minnesota. 

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Annual Conference

October 06, 2016 to October 07, 2016

Duluth, MN

Hosted in Duluth, this year's MCN gathering is the perfect opportunity for professionals from every corner of Minnesota’s robust nonprofit sector to join together, celebrate the sector, learn from one another and prepare for another year.

Rapid City, SD

The Innovation Expo in Rapid City is a conference focusing on connecting entrepreneurs, innovators, angel investors, venture capitalists, and the many others who are involved in developing startup companies. The event will consist of speakers, breakout sessions, and networking focusing on the entrepreneurial community.

Roseville, MN

Somali Culture and their Perspective on Brain Injury: The session provides details about cultural norms, interactions, faith, and perspective on brain injury.
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offers Lunch and Learn Seminars for Social Workers and Social Service Professionals. Continuing Education Units have been approved by the Board of Social Work and will be available at each seminar.

Sioux Falls, SD

The Innovation Expo in Rapid City is a conference focusing on connecting entrepreneurs, innovators, angel investors, venture capitalists, and the many others who are involved in developing startup companies. The event will consist of speakers, breakout sessions, and networking focusing on the entrepreneurial community.

Roseville, MN

Behaviors or Symptoms: Participants will learn about the basics of brain injury and case studies will be reviewed to better understand behaviors vs. symptoms after brain injury.
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offers Lunch and Learn Seminars for Social Workers and Social Service Professionals. Continuing Education Units have been approved by the Board of Social Work and will be available at each seminar.

Independent Sector 2016: New Frontiers

November 16, 2016 to November 18, 2016

Washington, D.C.

The Independent Sector Conference is the meeting ground for leaders and changemakers looking to drive momentum for the charitable community, set the sector’s agenda for the coming year and collaborate on strategies for success.

The Bush Foundation is funding scholarships for 50 people from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations in our region to attend the 2016 Independent Sector National Conference.

Learn more: https://www.bushfoundation.org/independent-sector-conference-scholarships

Minneapolis, MN

In 2014, the Social Innovation Lab helped launch Impact Hub Minneapolis St. Paul. Join them on Nov. 17 for the annual Impact Hub event that celebrates social impact in Minnesota.