Here’s Dr Timothy Sharp – who’s also known as Dr Happy – from the Happiness Institute talking about the Future Summit and why he took time out to attend.
Here’s Daniel Almagor from Engineers without Borders talking about why he thinks the Future Summit is important to help us “engineer a better world”:
Here’s Tim Harcourt, Chief Economist with Austrade (who’s also known as the Airport Economist), talking about why the Future Summit was on his agenda:
Here is Jen Harwood from Champions of Australian Business talking about why she took time out to attend the Future Summit: It turns out Jen’s also good buddies with a friend of mine, the incredibly well-connected, Iggy Pintado – indeed it’s a shockingly small world 😉
Here’s a short video with another person I met at the Future Summit 09 in Melbourne. This is Alex Jones, who is Chairman of the Deafness Forum of Australia, he’s talking to us in Auslan (Australian Sign Language). Alex raises the really important issue of access for all. After all, what’s a great future if … [Read more…]
I was really lucky to be able to attend the Australian Davos Connection’s Future Summit 2009 in Melbourne earlier this week. When I walked into the venue it was a bit intimidating, so many serious looking people in suits. And from the attendee list I knew that many of them were CEOs, senior Public Servants, … [Read more…]
Here at the Future Summit 2009 in Melbourne – interesting attendees (lots of people in suits though 😉 You can check out the Flickr photos and videos & see the twitter stream on Twemes
~ next week I’m off to the Future Summit in Melbourne on 18-19 May. The theme for 2009 is Priorities for Australia in the Crisis and Beyond, and there is a really diverse line-up of speakers (pdf list here). This conference is run by ADC (Australian Davos Connection) & brings together leaders from business, government, … [Read more…]