The Noida NCR Learning City UnConference

Saturday, 26th November’2016, 9:30 am – 7:30 pm

A learning city is a place where transformative learning opportunities are available for all its inhabitants; a place where everyone is a learner and a teacher

Come and participate

The Noida NCR Learning City UnConference

Saturday, 26th November’2016, 9:30 am – 7:30 pm

A learning city is a space where people of all ages can discover their deepest gifts and share them with others for a more beautiful world.

Come and participate

The Noida NCR Learning City UnConference

Saturday, 26th November’2016, 9:30 am – 7:30 pm

A learning city is a place which aspires to be socially just, environmentally sustainable and spiritually fulfilling

Come and participate

The Noida NCR Learning City UnConference

Saturday, 26th November’2016, 9:30 am – 7:30 pm

A learning city seeks to maximise the happiness and well-being of all of its inhabitants.

Come and participate

The Noida NCR Learning City UnConference

UnConference is a space where we can meet as a local learning community, where everyone is learner and a teacher, where we learn with our heads, hearts, hands, and homes, where we co-create what happens together.

Come and participate

Are you searching for a new vision of education? Come meet lots of amazing people working on innovative models of learning and living.

Inviting all: education visionaries, alternative educators, social entrepreneurs, artists, designers, artisans, activists, organic farmers, slow food chefs, earth architects, healers, homeschoolers, unschoolers, cross-pollinators, planetary changemakers

Showcase

a project, product, process, idea or a skill!

Build

your community and networks

Get nourished

Lunch, tea and snacks are included. We are attempting to make it all organic.

Gift

what you can. The spirit of the event is gift culture (open contribution so that all can participate). Suggested contribution is Rs. 500 per person for the day. If you can, you are welcome to sponsor someone else.

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a workshop, performance, drum circle. Share music or games!

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everyone you want to. Participants of all ages are welcome!

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your questions with the community

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compassion, kindness and generosity

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Why Learning City UnConference?
  • To create a space where people of all ages can discover their deepest gifts and share them with others for a more beautiful world.
  • To create a space where we can access our collective intelligences to explore the unknown and celebrate the magic of uncertainty and spontaneity in life. To create a space which aspires to be socially just, environmentally sustainable, and spiritually-fulfilling.
  • To create a space where transformative learning opportunities are available for all of its inhabitants, where everyone is a learner and a teacher.
  • Most importantly, to create a space to grow deep friendships.
Who can come?
  • This event is inter-generational so we would love to have people from all ages come together and spend a day full of learning, fun, joy, laughter and happiness. Bring your families and friends along with you!
What is UnConference
  • unConference is a dynamic space where we can meet as a local learning community, where everyone is a resource person, where we learn with our heads, hearts, hands, and homes, where we co-create what happens together. Co-creators bring their skills, processes, projects, books, gifts, food, ideas and conversations to share and to transform our city.Several things happen in parallel for people to choose from using the Law of Two Feet:– Open Space Technology Sessions/Workshops– Parichay Mela with live stalls– Dariya Dil Dukkan(You can bring your stuff (books, clothes, Jewellery Etc.) that are meaningful to you and you are willing to share it with the community. You can also pick staff that you feel you really need and are meaningful to you.– Nai Taleem/DIY Film Festival– You Lead Talks– Music Jam– Juice/Coconut Water/Herbal Tea/Chai Cafe– Group Dance and Co-operative Games– World Cafe Dialogues: What does a learning city mean to you?
How can one participate?
  • • One can invite their cool & crazy friends.• One can host Sessions/Workshops based on Open Space Technology.• One can put live stalls in Parichay Mela to initiate conversations for transforming the city.• One can screen their film in Nai Taleem/DIY Film Festival.• One can share their journey to inspire others in You Lead Talks.• One can share some interesting group dance, Music jamming and cooperative games they know.• One can bring meaningful gifts that are in good conduction

Tentative schedule for the day

9:30am - 10:30am

//Registration, tea and snacks

//Introductions & Cooperative Games

10:30am - 11:30am

//Welcome address

/Theatre

/Heartfulness Meditation

11:30am - 12:30pm

//Open Sessions /Workshops

Some of the workshops and conversations:

/Language and Learning by Mangavartha/ Prakriti School. Focusing on elements of how children learn language at Prakriti – Prakriti ways of teaching and learning

/Psychological First Aid by Preeti Kapoor and team, University of Delhi

/Heartfulness Meditation by Pradeep/Ram Chandra Mission. People everywhere are searching for ways to improve their lives, reduce stress and find peace and happiness. Heartfulness Meditation includes simple and practical techniques to relax and calm your mind. In a few minutes, you will learn how to feel the lightness and joy of your true nature. You don’t need to know how to meditate or to believe in a particular system or philosophy. The Heartfulness technique shows us to gently turn our attention towards our heart and experience that inner presence for ourselves.

/Salad Making by Kavita Aunty

/Dance by Akshay

/Dance Therapy by Anju

/Hopono Meditation by Gul

/Wireless Networking by Rameshwar Nigam/DEF

/You Lead Talks You Lead Talks is a 10 minute Thematic sharing on “what is the most important ingredient for building a learning city: visions, experiences, future possibilities”.

/Film Screening and more..

12:45pm - 1:45pm

//Open Sessions

/Workshops / Some of the workshops and conversations:

/Let’s Nacho by Priya & Abdul

/Art out of Waste by Vineet and Uma

/Crescendo by Dennis and Suniti

/Portraiture Workshop by Manmohan

/Emotional Freedom Technique by Sreekumar

/Mindmapping by Aditya

/e-NGO by Digital empowerment Foundation

/Yoga and Dance by Himanshu

/Pottery and magic by Prakriti

/Dance Circles by Manish Kataria

/Vipassana Meditation by Apoorva Lochan

/Lamp Making by Creativity Adda 

/Storytelling by Pitara

/Nanhi our Teddy ki Duniya by Harpreet and Jyoti

/Film Screening

/Sociocracy by Sanjeevani/Neeraj Jain

/Secrets of a Healthy Sleep by Nitika

/You Lead Talks You Lead Talks is a 10 minute Thematic sharing on “what is the most important ingredient for building a learning city: visions, experiences, future possibilities”. and more..

1pm - 3:00pm

//Lunch //Prerna Mela (Stalls):

/Dariya Dil Dukaan – Share what you love and pick what you love!

/Edible Routes

/Handmade art & craft

 

3pm - 4:15pm

//Open Sessions

/Workshops / Some of the workshops and conversations:

/Portraiture Workshop by Manmohan

/Sound Therapy by Celebrate Life

/Fun with Maths by Meenu

/Storytelling by Aanchal

/Carbon Footprint and Sustainability by Deepa Malik

/Negotiations and Systems Thinking by Ravi Gulati/Manzil

/New Venture Idea – After College Learning Centre by Darshan Bhat

/Demonetization and Bhagvad Gita by Praveen Kataria

/Dance by Dance Kabila

/Lamp Making by Creativity Adda 

/Film Screening

 

/You Lead Talks You Lead Talks is a 10 minute Thematic sharing on “what is the most important ingredient for building a learning city: visions, experiences, future possibilities”. and more..

4:30pm - 5:30pm

 

/Drum Circle

5:30pm - 6:30pm

//World Cafe – discussions about people’s vision about building a learning city

6:30pm - 7:30pm

//Open Mic and cultural exchanges

Please be prepared for magical surprises thoughout the day

Look who co-created this event with us last year. Check back again for this year’s list!

Puneet Goyal

Gudskool Foundation

Kapil Mandawewala and team

Edible Routes, Delhi

Himanshu Kapoor

C-green Foods, Noida

Parinita Jain

Alohomora, Gurgaon

Sameer Guglani

Onennes Community

Aman Sanduja

Kaivalya Education Foundation

Lavish Dudeja

Discover Me

Arushi Mittal

People for Parity

Neeru & team

Udyam Trust

Vaibhav

Maker Space Robotics Lab

Ritesh Shekhawat

Eco Hut, Udaipur

Vidhi Jain

Shikshantar

Ravi Badri

Ekta Parishad

Purva Narain and Yusra Khan

Pravah

Akshat Tyagi

StoryAlert.com

Siddharth Gupta

Unidus Associates

Ravi Gulati & team

Manzil @Khan Mkt, Delhi

Nandini Sood

Design for Change

Vineesh Kumar

CoVeda, Chandigarh

Aashrya Soni

Abaxial Architects, Delhi

Garima Aggarwal

Ashoka Innovators for Public

Nilesh Bansal

Chaukor Studio

Surabhi Bhardwaj

Learning from Environment

Deepankar Raina

You Lead

Surabhi Khanna

Surabhi Design Studio

Rahul Karanpuriya

Project 52 Parindey

Rahul Nainwal

India Fellow

Nishant & Anjal Khan

Prayogshala

Guneet Kaur Bhatia

Wonderboxx

Vaibhavi Kowshik

Vaispace

Mayank Gandhi

SPSG Foundation

Vikas Varma

The Cafe Life

Shawna Finnegan

Association for Progressive Communications (APC)

Urmila Samson

Poorna Pune, Hrut Collage, Pune Homeschoolers, Swashikshan

Arti Doctor

Story Weaver, Baroda

Neha Puri

Kyari Children's Club

Ananya Tiwari

Young India Fellow, Ashoka University

Tejeshwi Bansal

Un-Boxed Coworking Space

Aditi Agrawal & Unnattee Eusebius

Project Patang, Center for Civil Society

Chandra Vikash

Gokul Gram, Indirapuram

Sudarshan Khanna

SK Design Studio

Vaibhav Kumar

Ashoka University

Traian Bruma

Alternative University Bucharest

Meinka

Human Factor

Dr Neena Jha

Digital Empowerment Foundation

Dr Neena Jha

Digital Empowerment Foundation

Chandra Shekhar Chamkani

Himalayan Agro Research Institute

Ankit Chhabra

Indus Action

Kamiya Dargan

My Perch, Barola, Noida

Ruhaan

Center for Civil Society

Neelima Sunil Pandey

Sai Kripa School

Deepa

Piplika: The art of slow travel

Prachi

ICICI Foundation

Shweta Avilash Bisht

Karmyog Education Network

Poonam Nayyar

Prayas, Siddharth Memorial Charitable Trust

Setu Modawal

Value Creation

Manish Kataria

Harawal Cycle Initiative

Piyush Mittal

Herboveda India

Nidhi Qazi

Eklavya, Bhopal

Jasmeet Walia

Creatnet, Indus Action, Khel Khel Mein Foundation

Muriel Kakani

Ancient Roots

Vidisha Saini

Guerilla Feminism India

Deepti

Truth Foundation

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Questions?

Write to us at unconference@prakriti.org.in Or call us at +91 99-58-311401

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