DesignThinkers

Toronto, November 6, 7, 8, 2017

This trip is open second & third year Graphic Design students on a voluntary basis. No partners or friends are allowed from outside the program. If you choose to attend, you may miss some classes. It will be up to you to ensure that you don’t fall behind.

The trip will cost approximately $400. Here’s the breakdown:

  • $85 for the bus there and back.
  • $90 for two nights in the hotel.
  • $226 to attend the conference & the studio tours.
    • That’s $168 + HST for the conference if you register before Oct 6!
    • or starting October 7, $187.50 + HST.
    • Studio Open Doors is $20 + HST
    • Total: $226

The only other item you’ll be responsible for is your food and drink in Toronto.

  • Date: Monday, November 6 to Wednesday, November 8, 2017
  • Location: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts [Google Maps location]
  • Hotel: To be determined

We’ll leave from the front of the College (C building) on November 6th at 7:30am. Departure from Toronto to return to Ottawa on Friday, November 8th at about 5pm.

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Studio Open Doors

Once we arrive at the hotel, you’ll be free to grab a bite then make your way to the RGD’s offices to pick up your passport for the studio tours. Studio Open Doors starts at 2:00pm on Monday, November 6th.

The main part of the conference starts Tuesday, November 7th and Wednesday the 8th. We’ll walk from the hotel to the conference centre.

  • Register with your Algonquin e-mail address.
  • Use the discount code I sent you on Canvas.
  • Choose the Student RGD - 2 Days option.
  • Choose an option from each of the Studio Open Doors drop-down menus.
  • Don’t choose any other activities.

What happens to my classes?

The week of November 6-10 will be treated as a slack week. You may have some classes. This will be up to your teachers on an individual basis. Please don’t treat this as a week off. Take responsibility for your assignments in each of your courses.

More information about the trip will be posted here, so stay tuned. Question? E-Mail Al.