Mirella Amato from beerology.ca gives a presentation about the similarities between beer and opera, which has lead to her creating an event called Hopera, "an evening of craft beer and song."
"Presentation of the Day" on May 8, 2013.
Think you like beer more than Max? We somehow doubt it, and this fun presentation by the beerblogger and homebrewer should help convince you. Let Max guide you through the history of beer, and show just how much it can be enjoyed. (in English)
In this presentation by Payam Shalchian and Jamie Black, two alumni from the Institute Without Boundaries, talk about the significance of collective action in reviving urbanized environments. They use Lota, a project in Chile, as a case study, reflecting on the project's outcome in relation to various aspects of Toronto. (in English)
"Presentation of the Day" on January 21, 2013.
Ilana Ben-Ari is a toy designer and social entrepreneur from Montreal. In this presentation, she shares the challenges she has faced while trying to navigate her way through the TTC (Toronto Transit System). (in English)
Grace Wu is a human rights activist who works for Amnesty International, and through her presentation she shares her journey of working in the human rights field, and shares some of the things she's learned through that work and experience. (in English)
Shawn Micallef analyses the often derided architecture of Toronto, and its mixture of modern and antique buildings, usually adjacent or actually encroaching on one another. He makes the argument that, while traditionally beautiful cities like Paris or Prague may retain a romanticized image, Toronto's lack of boundaries when it comes to maintaining a determined style allows it to experiment and create much livelier streets and sprawls.