Inspirational lectures to strengthen purpose, protagonism and social engagement.
Inspiration is fundamental to stimulate the creative potential of people and to promote social innovation. It is also a first step to making dreams become reality!
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Watch the videos below and feel a little of the energy of Edgard Gouveia Junior in his presentations. His trajectory and experience motivates youth and adults all over the world that dream with a vibrant and collaborative world.
Let’s change the world playing? Most of the time, people only need an invitation to get courage.
Edgard Gouveia Júnior never gets tired of putting people to play. Architect and town planner and specialist in Cooperative Games, he dedicates his path to mobilize children, youth and adults designing and applying virtual and reality games, and collective actions that lead to little communitary revolutions. He teaches how to mobilize groups around a cause, to create affective bonds and to find resources that many times pass by unnoticed.
He is co-founder of Instituto Elos, of the program Guerreiros sem Armas and the game Oasis, methodologies that were used to mobilize masses. An example was Oasis Santa Catarina, in 2008, that mobilized more than 3 thousand people around Brazil and beyond, and in a few days was able to raise new structures essential to the functioning of 12 communities devastated by the flooding of river Itajaí. His most recent initiaves are Livelab, that challenges groups to become creative and entrepreneur communities, and Play the Call, a world-wide game online that asks concrete tasks in the real world and intends to engage 2 billion people in four years to restore the equilibrium of the biosphere.
For his work, Edgard was recognized as TRIP Transformador, Fellow Ashika and Berkana Exchange, international community that support people realizing significative changes in the world while thinking about the collective. Besides, he is professor at the post-graduate course on Cooperative Games, from the Youth Initiative Program, the MSLS in Sweden, and Knowmads in Netherlands. He has lectured in several TEDx and is an international consultant in Europe, North America and Asia, where applies technologies such as World Café, Open Space, circular dancing, Nonviolent Communication and the game Oasis.
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