Program

We have put together an inspiring, diverse, and balanced program that will provide you with new ideas and insights, and will be engaging and fun.

08:30 – 09:00 Registration & Coffee
09:00 – 09:15 Welcome and introduction
09:15 – 10:45 Session 1 Imagining the Future
Laurie Aznavoorian
Architecture BVN
“The Promise of Better”
Eddie Harran
Futurist and Research of Time
“The Future is always already here. Experiences of a Fringe Scout”
Anne-Marie Elias
Spark Festival
“Creating a human centred future (because it just isn’t progress if we leave people behind)”
Kai Riemer
The University of Sydney
Chair of the Session 1 Q&A Panel
10:45 – 11:15 /// Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:30 Session 2 The Digital Future
Ben Gilchriest
Capgemini USA
“Why we shouldn’t accept the high failure rates of innovation labs”
Simon Neaverson
GovernRight
“The Challenge of Modern Governance in an environment of Change”
Jeongmin Seong
McKinsey Global Institute
“China’s digital economy: A leading global force”
Sandra Peter
Sydney Business Insights
Chair of the Session 2 Q&A Panel
12:30 – 13:00 Disrupting expectations session – “stay tuned”.
13:00 – 14:00 /// Lunch
14:00 – 15:45 Workshops Facilitators:
The corporate retro futurist Keith Logan, Claire Duquesne (Capgemini Australia)
Tools of Innovation: Every-day tools for business – from boardroom to the coal face Heath Brown (Commonwealth Bank)
The NEW Digital Disruption: Where people matter more than technology Anne Bartlett-Bragg, Jakkii Musgrave, Natalie Hardwicke (Ripple Effect Group)
Growth, Change and Risk – the model for meeting the challenge of modern governance Simon Neaverson (GovernRight)
Closing the Digital Gap: A workshop exploring new ways to capture the business value of technology James Dellow (Chieftech), Paul Galland (Flipside Enterprise Services), Scott Ward (Digital Infusions)
VR hands-on Workshop Mike Seymour (University of Sydney/fxguide)
15:45 – 16:15 /// Coffee Break
16:15 – 17:30 Facing the Future in VR Mike Seymour (University of Sydney/fxguide), Michela Ledwidge (MOD Productions)
17:30 – 18:30 /// Networking & Drinks

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