We know that there’s no such thing as a “one size fits all” approach to changework. So, when you get to Upswell, you’ll have the opportunity to design the kind of experience that you want to have.
Dive deep and learn. Share your big ideas and get help with your toughest challenges. Meet new people, sharpen your skills, roll up your sleeves and experiment. Lift your spirits with high-energy performances or totally unplug to refocus your mind in quiet contemplation. You can do any of these things or all of them…and so much more!
In the Public Square
Think of the Public Square as you might think of a town center or big city. Like busy streets and bustling plazas, the Hilton’s open spaces will be filled with activity, energy, and opportunity. At any given moment, you’ll have tons of choices about what to do and who to meet next.
Through extended reality, you’ll experience some of our world’s biggest challenges firsthand. Or at least your brain will think so.
Interactive demonstrations, dynamic performances, spirited debates – all in the center of the Public Square.
Turn the Curve
Using data and diversity of experience, rapidly prototype a solution to a common challenge.
Around the City
For changework, local context is essential. To see how all of the pieces fit together to create lasting change, you’re invited to immerse yourself in Chicago’s vibrant communities.