Conference for scholars, creators and innovators

The event is now closed. Thanks to all of our participants who helped make Sheridan Creates a success!

Sheridan Creates 2022 expo booth, workshop and presentation content is now available on SOURCE.

Sheridan Creates is a full-day showcase and celebration of faculty and staff research, innovation, creative activities and entrepreneurship.

Come discover new and meaningful connections in an engaging space at Sheridan Creates.

2022 Event Program

  • 9:00 a.m.

    Registration Opens

    • Expo Booths
    • Networking 1:1
      • Connect with new colleagues in the Networking 1:1 booth as you're matched randomly with others over a direct video call.

    9:30 a.m.

    Welcome and Opening Remarks

    • Event Emcee: Andrea England, Vice Provost, Sheridan Research
    • Opening Remarks: Dr. Janet Morrison, Sheridan President and Vice Chancellor

    9:45 a.m.

    Panel Session and Q&A

    • Interdisciplinary Innovation: Broadening Boundaries and Making Connections
      • Moderated by:
        • Dr. Vicki Mowat, Director, Sheridan Research
      • Panelists:
        • Dr. Kate Dupuis, Centre for Elder Research (CER)
        • Elaine Brodie, Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design (FAAD)
        • Dr. Brian Chama, Pilon School of Business (PSB)
        • Dr. Jaime Ginter, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHASS)
        • Rafael Goldchain, Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design (FAAD)
        • Song Ho Ahn, Centre for Teaching and Learning
      • Hear from a panel of Sheridan researchers about interdisciplinary research approaches within the unique Sheridan landscape, insights on how to connect with colleagues in different disciplines and how a broader research team enhances a research project’s success.

    10:35 a.m.

    Wellness Break

    • Engage in stretching, mindfulness, and light activity exercises led by students in the Sheridan Kinesiology and Health Promotion program.

    10:50 a.m.

    Morning Workshops

    • Two Sessions

    11:30 a.m.

    Morning Presentations

    • Eight Sessions

    12:30 p.m.


    1:00 p.m.

    Keynote Speaker and Q&A

    • Jesse Hirsh
      • Introduction by: Carol Altilia, Sheridan Provost and Vice President, Academic

    2:00 p.m.

    Wellness Break

    2:10 p.m.

    Afternoon Workshops

    • Two Sessions

    2:50 p.m.

    Afternoon Presentations

    • Six Sessions

    3:50 p.m.


    Please be advised that video recordings may be taken during this event. Your image may be used in printed and electronic publications for promotional and educational purposes, and may be made available to the media and other third parties, or published on the Internet. If you have concerns about your image being used for these purposes, please speak with one of the conference organizers.

Keynote Speaker – Jesse Hirsh

Jesse is a futurist, speaker and consultant with over 30 years of professional experience as a public speaker, facilitator and broadcaster. He brings an outsider's perspective and literal critical distance, operating from his farm in rural Eastern Ontario. This farm is no ordinary farm. Wired up with high-speed fibre optic Internet, the Academy of the Impossible engages in a wide range of research regarding agriculture, media, technology, and culture. Jesse’s passion for media extends into the world of technology, and he is best known for his knack for translating the bleeding edge of tech into the practical world of business and civil society.

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