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Innovating in Government - Sydney Launch
Thu. 6 April 2017, 9:30 am – 11:00 am AEST
Join us for the Sydney launch of Hacking the Bureaucracy report.
Based upon a series of interviews, workshops and discussions held across Australia, Hacking the Bureaucracy is a both report and guide designed to be an invaluable resource for individuals working in the public service to make change in their workplace and drive innovation. If you haven't done so already, you can download the report beforehand.
The launch will feature a full presentation by the report's authors, Andrew Apostola and Simon Goodrich, and will be introduced by a notable speaker Rodger Watson, Deputy Director of the Designing Out Crime Research Centre at the University of Technology Sydney. The event is hosted by General Assembly with specific location being finalised closer to the date.
Morning tea, ideas and inspiration will be provided.
Time: 9:30 AM, for 10:00-11:00 AM Presentation
Spots are limited so make sure to sign up.
INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER - RODGER WATSON
Rodger Watson is the Deputy Director of the Designing Out Crime Research Centre at the University of Technology Sydney. He leads an interdisciplinary team and has directed more than 100 design innovation projects, where since 2008 they have been developing an innovation methodology for application on complex societal problems. Developed through practice on more than 100 partnership projects with the government and private sectors, the methodology was recently published by MIT press (Dorst, Frame Innovation 2015). Rodger is a Visiting Research Fellow at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. He works closely with NSW Government agencies as well as internationally with the humanitarian and conservation sectors to build innovation capability amongst practitioners.
Rodger is also a published author (most recently co-author of Designing for the common good, 2016, BIS Publishers), and is an internationally sought after key-note speaker on innovation in the public sector.
We are very excited to have Rodger introduce the morning and share his insight and experience with design, innovation and government.