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Game Changers Conversations - Innovation in Action
Wed. 6 April 2016, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm AEST
Innovation in Action
Be inspired at this year’s second Game Changers conversation Innovation in Action, brought to you by Maribyrnong City Council in partnership with Victoria University.
Through discussion Innovation in Action, will seek to unpack how we translate bold ideas into action for a better future. Hear from local big thinkers who are shaping the way we live our lives globally.
Delve into the transitional world of disruptive technology with Brad Hammond, co-founder of EthnoTekh, exploring the intersection between technology and art.
The power of the people can never be underestimated. Darren Sharp, Director of Social Surplus, will speak about the transformative nature of sharing and how people and communities can be amplified through sharing.
Discover Mia Klitsas’ journey, beginning with a personal dilemma that developed into a successful business and the life-changing international ‘Pads for Pads’ initiative.
Facilitated by Katrina Sedgwick, CEO and director of the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, this conversation will surprise you with a lively discussion about how original thinking is developed into outcomes with impact.
Facilitator: Katrina Sedgwick, CEO and director of the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Brad Hammond - Co-founder, EthnoTekh
Darren Sharp – Director, Social Surplus
Mia Klitsas – Director, Millie & More
The Game Changers Conversations series presents pivotal ideas, personalities and moments in Australia’s evolving story for public discussion and debate. It is a project of the Footscray University Town initiative - a partnership between Maribyrnong City Council and Victoria University that sees education, jobs, creativity and opportunity at the heart of the future of Footscray.
The events are free and open to the whole community.
Coming soon in our Game Changers Series:
An exciting round table hypothetical exploring how future generations will engage with knowledge and learning.
Choose your own Environment
Be guided through a ‘choose you own adventure’ look at the future of our environment. You the audience will be able to choose different paths and see what kind of world it might lead us to.