May 26, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at Impact Hub Ottawa
part of a series on Serendipity
About the speaker
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When you hear stories about serendipity, they have an undertone of delight, pleasure, and sometimes profound transformation. These unforeseen, joyful accidents are often the opportunities we seek and cherish—and above all, they’re moments that we don’t forget.
This month we’re happy to welcome CreativeMornings Ottawa friend and long-time attendee Jamie Muntean to the stage as this month’s speaker on ‘serendipity’.
Jamie is the Motion Design Director at McMillan, with 15+ years of international animation/ motion design experience. He has spent years on all sides of the business, from freelancing, to being a small business owner, to working staff position in agencies and production houses. Some notable client work has been, Disney, Universal Music, National Geographic and Cirque du Soleil.
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Impact Hub Ottawa is a community of creative and entrepreneurial changemakers who are shaping a better future for our city and our world through social innovation and cross-sector collaboration. Powered by a shared co-working and learning environment, Impact Hub Ottawa is part of a global network of over 15,000 purpose-driven individuals and organizations in more than 85 Impact Hubs around the world.
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8:30 AM - Doors open
8:30 - 9 AM - Check in, enjoy breakfast
9:00 AM - Talk begins
9:30AM - Q&A with speaker
9:45 AM - Open pitch (have something to share with us? Now’s the time!)
10:00 AM - Off to work!
About the theme:
How might we see, embrace, or cultivate serendipity? In 170 cities throughout 62 countries, we’ll hear about the unplanned moments that led to something new. The theme was chosen by our Moscow chapter and illustrated by Anton Yermolov.