Open State Showcase: Future Us
In partnership with the Don Dunstan Foundation, the Open State Showcase: Future Us will give you a taste of the Open State festival. Thought provoking guest speakers including: Jordan Nguyen, Fiona Kerr, Tia Kansara, John O’Brien and other guest speakers ponder our potential existence as humans. What will our future world look like? How will our relationship with the planet and each other change? What stories will our lives tell in the future?
Check out the schedule for Future Us.
- 10:00 am Partnering with AI for a human-centric future Fiona Kerr
- 10:30 am Beyond Super Human – Technology for Humanity: Dr Jordan Nguyen
- 11:20 am Robot Brains V Human Brains Q&A: Dr Jordan Nguyen and Dr Fiona Kerr
- Lunch break
- 12:50 pm Visions 2100: Stories from your future: John O’Brien and guest speakers
- Tea break
- 2:00 pm Future Planet – Future Home: Dr Tia Kansara
Dr Fiona Kerr
Dr Fiona Kerr is a prominent thought leader in the fields of cognitive neuroscience, human connectivity and the impacts of technologisation. She combines her role as Industry Professor, Neural and Systems Complexity at Adela...
Dr Jordan Nguyen
Dr Jordan Nguyen is a young man on a mission to change the world. He is an acclaimed thought leader on the intersection between technology and humanity.
Dr Tia Kansara
Dr Tia Kansara is the founder of Replenish Earth Ltd. and co-director of Kansara Hackney Ltd., the first ISO certified sustainable lifestyle consultancy in the world. She chairs the Sandbox Global Community and is the UCL Ba...
Dr Kristin Alford
Dr Kristin Alford is a futurist and the Director of MOD. at the University of South Australia. MOD. is a futuristic museum of discovery, a place to be and be inspired. Kristin leads a team dedicated to creating dynamic, chan...
You might be interested in
Protest and social change have always had a soundtrack. Come and hear three up and coming songwriters working with the Northern Sound System in Elizabeth talk about their music and...
Citizens around the world are increasingly disillusioned with politics and young people are fighting back. Find out how young Aussies are challenging the trend of under-representation in democratic processes to...
At the beginning of 2017 four theatre productions exploring a connection with China were presented on main stages in Australia. A coincidence, or does this herald a new future for...