When: at 11:15am
Jane Jose, Dr Jane Lomax-Smith, Kirsteen Mackay, Dr Elisa Palazzo
Women are under-represented in town halls across the country. Except in the City of Adelaide, where half of current elected members are women. South Australia is also home to the nation’s first female Government Architect. What’s going on in Adelaide? Something in the water?
Town halls for mass collaborative innovation
When: at 4PM
Jane Jose, Dr Jane Lomax-Smith, Kirsteen Mackay, Dr Elisa Palazzo, Indy Johar
Co-working for social change is a growing phenomenon. Greater numbers of innovators are co-locating to maximise success and drive meaningful change. This future means public good will come from unleashing and democratising the power to co-create our society. We need to create a new model of governance, participation and public accountability for this new class of civic institution – a ‘New Town Hall’.
Unfortunately Indy Johar needed to cancel his attendance at the Festival, so no audio for this session.
When: at 11:15AM
Jane Jose, Dr Jane Lomax-Smith, Kirsteen Mackay, Dr Elisa Palazzo, Indy Johar, Dr José Ramos, Dr Bridgette Engeler, Dr Kristin Alford, Shari Davis
With the financial crisis of 2008 having seen youth unemployment rise to alarming levels, the City Government of Boston has taken a radical approach to youth engagement, not only asking young people what they want to happen in their city, but providing US$1 million for them to put towards capital projects they believe in.