The Innovative Society: Catalyzing Change

Looking for a place to meet incredibly passionate people, chat about innovation and find meaningful projects? Don’t know where to begin or who to talk to?

On February 8, 2017, IDX hosted an interactive discussion on innovation in society and how ordinary folks can do be a catalyst for change. This event also took place in partnership with the UBC Social Enterprise Club. View the event page.



Jim Southcott

Adjunct Professor, UBC Sauder School of Business

Jim Southcott is a senior strategist for 30+ years, partner at Southcott Strategies and professor at the Sauder School of Business.


Catherine Anderson

Program Manager, Future Science Leaders

Catherine Anderson is the Manager of Future Science Leaders, an enrichment program designed to inspire interest and excellence in the STEM fields.


Paola Qualizza

Managing Director, Groundswell Education Society

Paola Qualizza is the Managing Director of Groundswell Education Society, a social venture community and launchpad in Vancouver.