Sessions & Presenters


Yeehaw! Saddle up because this year's presenters are going to be wild. Check back soon; our list will be updated frequently. 


MindU Workshops

MindU workshops are a bit longer (about 5 hours) with three sessions occurring over three days. All sessions at Mindcamp SW are powerpoint-free. Hooray! In early February, we will send you an email asking you to select your top 2 MindU choices. Spaces are limited. 


Michelle Auerbach

Ancient History + Modern (Neuro)science

Ancient wisdom and 21st Century science meet in your brain and make you a badass.


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Alexandre Eisenchteter

Facilitating Collaboration Like a Digital Warrior

Learn how to break down barriers THANKS to digital... Learn how not to screw-up BECAUSE of digital...


Tim Hurson

Title TBD

Tim Hurson, the founder of Mindcamp Canada, will be presenting a MindU session on The Astonishing Creative Power of Structured Thinking Stay tuned for more details! 

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Kate Hayward

Combinant Conversation

Words + pictures = knowledge and meaning. Learn how wrapping words around pictures increases understanding and engagement.



90-minute Workshops

90-minute Workshops are a great way to share exciting practices and new tools. They run for 90 minutes and are (for a number of great reasons) completely powerpoint-free! No A/V or tech will be available. Yes, you read that correctly! 


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Helmi van den Akker & Jojanneke Horstman

The Petrol Approach

Co-designing a creative engine for innovation in a structured or regimented organization. Co-creating the Petrol Approach with a Dutch creative vibe.


Franca Leeson

A Headless Day

Lose your head and explore the gap between agreed-upon, social reality and actual experience. See who you really are. 


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Ben Lewis

Failure to Learn

More easily learning things the hard way. You are closer than you think to that one thing you really want.


Your Name Here

Your session title here

This could be you! Apply today. Deadline for presenter submission is December 31, 2017. 


Abby Wilkymacky & Kim Larkin

Building Empathy with Lego

Use Lego Serious Play Methods to explore how to build empathy into your collaborative life. 


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Tamara Christensen

Sense-sational Facilitation

Facilitating across the senses. A sensory safari to explore new frontiers in facilitating creative collaboration


Coonoor Behal

Improv for Design Thinking

Come learn how to use a creative method (improv) to learn another creative method (design thinking)!


Doug Reid

The Listening Dialogues

Listening is a sacred art.  It is simple and it is complex.  And, it is perhaps the greatest gift that we can give to humanity.


There are still spots left to present. Applications are due by December 31, 2017. See the Attend & Present page for more details.