Program

We have put together an inspiring, diverse, and balanced program engaging with questions of how organisations can change from within in the age of disruption.

08:30 – 09:00 Registration & Coffee   
9:00-9:15 Gregory Whitwell (Dean, The University of Sydney Business School) Welcome and introduction
     
9:15-10:00 Pete Williams (Deloitte Digital)
Keynote: “The Politics of Innovation
10:00-10:15  Janett Egber (Global League of Intrapreneurs) The stories, impact and realities of transforming organisations from within
10:15-10:30 Anthony Ferrier (ExOxo, Culturevate) Innovation is Dead, So What Do Innovation Leaders Do Now?
10:30-11:00 Q&A panel, chair: Kai Riemer (University of Sydney Business School) Join Pete, Janett and Anthony for a discussion on “Innovation and organisational stupidity”
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break  
11:30-11:45 Sophie Goodman (Deloitte Digital) The window, the mirror and the looking glass – the value of ethnography in business contexts
11:45-12:00 Tim Mahlberg (University of Sydney Business School) Professional Superheros: Revealing the hidden talent driving innovation and disruption from within organisations
12:00-12:15 Simon Terry (Change Agents Worldwide) If your company was a country, would you live there? Exploring digital disruption and degrees of freedom
12:15-12:45 Q&A panel,
chair: Sandra Peter (Sydney Business Insights)
Join Sophie, Tim and Simon for a discussion on “Culture, tech & identity in the age of disruption”
13:00-14:00 Lunch  
14:00-16:00 The Revolution Begins Here: Designing for Degrees of Freedom: liberating people in our organisations Simon Terry and Jen Frahm (Conversations of Change)
Rapid Prototyping Workshop: How to bring awesome ideas to life Pete Williams and Tim Mahlberg
Deconstructing the secret recipe for innovation in complex organisations – the role of intrapreneurship Claire DuquesneLudwig Arlaud and Sylvain Emeric (all Capgemini)
Saying what is not said: using personas to convey meaning rather than achieve a technological end – Cancelled Anne Bartlett-Bragg, Jakkii Musgrave, and Natalie Hardwicke
(all Ripple Effect Group)
Organizational Design for Radical Disruption Anthony Ferrier
Why bother with leadership if robots are doing all the work? Fiona McLean (The Social Index), Connie Henson (Learning Quest), and Michele Gennoe (On Purpose Transformation)
When Fake News Becomes Fake Testimony: The Truth Arms race Mike Seymour (University of Sydney Business School and fxguide.com)Hao Li (University of Southern California, Pinscreen Inc.)
15:00-15:30 Buffet open for coffee and tea  
16:00-17:00 Facing Digital Humans Demonstration Session
Hao Li (University of Southern California, Pinscreen Inc.)

AI and human digitization: when seeing is not believing

17:00-18:00 Networking Drinks