Good Discovery(s)

Interact with innovative leaders making an impact for good in Greater Cincinnati and beyond.

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About Good Discovery(s)

Share a day in celebration of civic design as well as all the creatives working to
make a positive impact in key sectors like art, education, health and wellness. Experience brainstorms, design sprints, keynote talks, networking and panels. Interact with artists and creatives building products and services that impact communities for good.

Venue

Memorial Hall OTR delivers historic spirit and one-of-a-kind design. It’s the perfect setting for a creative experience like the Good Discovery(s) Festival. Join us at the 2019 Good Discovery(s) Festival March 26. The creative team that launched the Cincinnati Podcast Festival proudly returns to Memorial Hall in Cincinnati’s historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.

Artists & Presenters

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TINA DYEHOUSE

Community, Politics, Public Service, Technology

Tina Dyehouse is a dispute resolution professional; experienced government employee and former People’s Liberty grantee. She’s the creative force behind City Ombudsman, a digital platform for problem solving quality-of-life issues. Via City Ombudsman, Dyehouse continues to transform the classic ombudsman model from a sole, public official into a connected community sharing access, feedback and information in support of key, city services.

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Whitney Dixon

Graphic Design, Visual Art, Illustration

Whitney Dixon is a graphic artist and founder of the creative agency Pixxel Designs. As a member of the Creating a Culture of Innovation team, Dixon is providing design services including brand image and logo .

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MATTHEW DAVID GELLEN

Community, Performance, Theatre

Matthew David Gellen; mastermind behind the November 2018 performance takeover of the Cincinnati Bell Connector (T2: Transit Theatre); is a theatre researcher, practitioner and founder of American Legacy Theatre (A.L.T.) - theatre for social change. While breaking and reimagining many conventions, A.L.T. provides professional theatre that’s accessible, affordable, relevant and exciting for people of all voices. Matthew is a former USA delegate of UNESCO ITI Research Lab and is an IACE Promising Artist of the 21st Century.

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Tamia Stinson

Creative Director, Stylist, Marketer

Tamia Stinson is the founder of Tether, a community and talent agency for creative image-makers. An experienced stylist, creative director and former grantee of People’s Liberty, a Cincinnati-based Philanthropic Lab, Stinson is also founder of Creative City, a podcast focused on Cincinnati’s creative class.

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Kailah Ware

Photography, Filmmaking, Design

An emerging mixed-media artist and former People’s Liberty grantee, Kailah Ware values community and connectivity as driving forces behind her photography and film projects. Ware also sources social themes of diversity and inclusivity via 1DegreeOf Separation, a mixed-media installation that ignites the common people and everyday places of Greater Cincinnati via crowd-sourced images.

Schedule

March 26

Good Discovery(s) Welcome

Welcome Networking / Creative Pop Ups / Coffee / Green Ballroom – First Floor

Thank You to our Sponsors BLDG and Fallon Thatcher / Strategic Communications.

8:00 AM

Good Discovery(s) Morning Keynote

Here’s a preview of the Good Discovery(s) agenda. Speakers and session presenters will be announced in early January 2019. Anderson Theater – Second Floor

9:00 AM

Breakout Session #1

Breakouts / Brainstorms / Design Sprints / Panels / Presentations

Here’s a preview of the Good Discovery(s) agenda. Speakers and session presenters will be announced in early January 2019.

10:00 AM

Breakout Session #2

Breakouts / Brainstorms / Design Sprints / Panels / Presentations

Here’s a preview of the Good Discovery(s) agenda. Speakers and session presenters will be announced in early January 2019.

11:00 AM

Lunch Break

Coffee / Creative Pop-Ups / Lunch Vendors / Networking

12:00 PM

Good Discovery(s) Lunch Keynote

Here’s a preview of the Good Discovery(s) agenda. Speakers and session presenters will be announced in early January 2019. Anderson Theater – Second Floor

1:00 PM

Breakout Session #3

Breakouts / Brainstorms / Design Sprints / Panels / Presentations

Here’s a preview of the Good Discovery(s) agenda. Speakers and session presenters will be announced in early January 2019.

2:00 PM

Breakout Session #4

Breakouts / Brainstorms / Design Sprints / Panels / Presentations

Here’s a preview of the Good Discovery(s) agenda. Speakers and session presenters will be announced in early January 2019. Anderson Theater – Second Floor

3:00 PM

Creative Exhale

Creative Exhale / Interactive Exercises / Networking / Pop Ups / Green Ballroom – First Floor

4:00 PM

Good Discovery(s) Closing Keynote

Here’s a preview of the Good Discovery(s) agenda. Speakers and session presenters will be announced in early January 2019. Anderson Theater – Second Floor

5:00 PM

Good Discovery(s) Wrap

Cocktails / Networking / Green Ballroom – First Floor

6:00 PM

Good Discovery(s) Mainstage Keynote

Share a day of activations, brainstorms, design sprints, keynote talks and panels in celebration of civic design and creatives working to make a positive impact in key sectors including art, education, food and healthcare.

Stories will become action steps that you can implement in your own projects and work. At the Good Discovery(s) summit, creativity will ignite Cincinnati. By the end of Good Discovery(s), you’ll leave knowing that Cincinnati is a hub for civic design and civic tech.

6:30 PM