Program

Solo events

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Blockchain: beyond the hype

11am - 11.50am | Friday 13 July

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How open innovation can deliver transformational change

1.30pm - 2.20pm | Friday 13 July

Whether you're in government, healthcare or enterprise, or with an NGO, Rob will share how open innovation, crowdsourcing and co-creation offer the ability to discover, evaluate and action the best ideas and insights from those whose experience can help your organisation to do things better – for your citizens, customers and partners.

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Ethical enterprise and democratic business ownership models

2.30pm - 3.20pm | Friday 13 July

Ethical enterprise and democratic business ownership models shape who's at the wheel. Hear from SA's next Thinker in Residence. A leader in the co-operatives sector, Guy has received multiple awards for his role championing social enterprise in the disability and care sector in the UK.

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Business as a force for good: myth or reality?

3.30pm - 4pm | Friday 13 July

Has capitalism served society? Can business breakthroughs go beyond tokenism and green-washing? Explore how business can be a force for long-term good and what it takes for enterprises to be purpose-driven, empowered and flourishing, while also competing to be the best for the world.

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Can stories for young people save the world?

9.30am - 10.20am | Saturday 14 July

Rarely in our human history have young people had to contemplate a more anxious and angry global nervous system. Do young people need stories more than ever? Can stories help equip young readers to embrace an often dark and uncertain world with optimism, resolve and creativity?

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Destroying the natural environment harms people too

9.30am - 10.20am | Saturday 14 July

Policy makers need to understand the effects on people and communities of destroying natural environments, native animals and plants. Recent research demonstrates the powerful effects of place and the natural environment on human health and well-being and, conversely, what happens when such environments are threatened or destroyed.

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Human space exploration – the International Space Station, Moon, Mars and beyond

9.30 - 10.20am | Saturday 14 July

Pam Melroy, former NASA astronaut and one of two women to command the Space Shuttle, will talk about her experiences in space and the future of human space exploration.  #WeBelieveInAstronauts Follow @Astro_Pam, www.AstronautPamMelroy.com

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The civic city in a nomadic world

9.30am - 10.20am | Saturday 14 July

Where do we belong when everything is on the move? How can we combine anchorage, connection, possibility, personal growth and inspiration when everything is shifting, when the world turns to its darker face and apprehension is in the air, and when we divide the world into globalists (bad) and patriots (good).

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In our own image: artificial intelligence and the humans who shape it

10.30am - 11.20am | Saturday 14 July

AI systems play an increasing role in our lives: deciding what jobs we do, our insurance options, our interactions with government services. What do we pass on to the AI we create? What biases and beliefs influence the way AI systems 'think'? How do we build ethical, responsible AI?

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Let’s normalise the nap!

10.30am - 11.20am | Saturday 14 July

At a time when we've never been more over-stimulated, under-slept and chronically tired, you could argue we've never been more in need of the power nap. Join Naptivist Thea O’Connor as we delve into the science of napping, explore the social proof and consider 'next steps' for making the power nap the new coffee break.

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