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Innovation Comes To Town: Adelaide’s Open State Festival: Fritz 25 September

The robots are coming for us. The creepy-crawlies are on our dinner plates. The women folk have taken over the parliament. No, this is not a dystopian future vision of hell: this is Adelaide’s Open State Festival.

Artificial intelligence potential, SA business launch part of Open State highlights - The Advertiser 25 September

From the unobtrusive Siri to the in-your-face bionic chip that controls access to the latest Apple phones, artificial intelligence systems are evolving rapidly, creating new opportunities and challenges for businesses ready to play in a global market.

Open State Festival: Focus on what our society is going to be like in 10 years time - Sunday Mail 23 September

The year is 2027. What can we expect? From Thursday, such visions will be the focus of discussion in South Australia through a festival aimed at getting the state talking about future challenges and opportunities.

Top five events to catch at Open State: Inside South Australia 21 September

The future. What will we eat and where will it come from? Will bugs save the planet? Will the robots take over? What will become of planet Earth?

Download the Open State schedule

We've developed a lite-program with a schedule listing of Open State events across the full festival 28 September - 8 October.

Every major festival in Adelaide this Spring for Awesome October: The Advertiser 21 September

Festival-goers have a dozen reasons to revel in Adelaide this spring, as the city prepares to host 12 events throughout October.

Introducing the Women's Parliament: City Mag 12 September

Read about the new initiative designed to disrupt the Adelaide Old Boys' Club. Published in City Mag on 12 September.

Open State in the news: Breakfast on Radio Adelaide

Open State Festival kicks off at the end of this month. Program director, Sarah Thomas joins Jennie Lenman in the studio to chat about what we can expect from the festival.

Open State in the news: September Adelaide Review

The Adelaide Review cover Tia Kansara's visit to Open State.

A young person's guide to Open State

We asked Ashely Minton, currently studying a Bachelor of Media and Communications at UniSA, to give us her top tips for what to attend during Open State.