Published on March 23, 2012 by. In this detailed look at the size and scope of the Alberta Tar Sands project, Garth Lenz talks about the impact on the wilderness and the First Nations people that live downstream. How I Turn Negative Online Comments Into Positive Offline Conversations Dylan Marron Digital creator and self-confessed millennial, Dylan Marron, dives deep into online trolls and how they have impacted him as a creator on the internet. Available for purchase on Amazon. There was one session where 11 brave souls stepped onto the stage and presented a 150 word, 1-minute pitch for their ideas which was the only pitching of the day. They also utilise an app on the day for all of the attendees to connect and share their ideas, takeaways and make connections in the lead up to the day as well as during the day — and the organisers utilised the technology to communicate to all attendees throughout the day as well.
He argues that we need to enhance our moral rules, and that advancements in biology and psychology may just be the method to do so. The location is obviously a huge drawcard for this new precinct and is such a huge positive for Brisbane. In this talk, Damon Horowitz, a philosopher and entrepreneur, reviews the enormous new powers that technology has given us. We all know that we are prone to food wastage in the western world, but author and activist Tristram Stuart reveals just how bad our wastage is. How To Speak So That People Want To Listen Julian Treasure We all have the most powerful tool on earth, a voice. Work on the documentary is ongoing.
Diamandis makes the case that, as a civilisation, we are capable of inventing innovations to cope with our changing world. He is of Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford and Head of the Melbourne-Oxford Stem Cell Collaboration, devoted to examining the ethical implications of cloning and embryonic stem cell research. We are regularly amazed by the genius and passion of the thought leaders who grace the stage at ideas conference. He believes too many nonprofits are rewarded for how little they spend, when the focus should be on what they get done. Jason Clay is a World Wildlife Fund vice president who works with big corporations to transform the global markets they operate in, so that we can produce more with less land, less water, and less pollution.
Connect with her on , , and. It nurtures optimism and possibilities. The food, was exceptional, hands down the best event catering I have had, and my friend that was my plus one has pretty strict dietary requirements and they had oodles of options that they were able to eat which never happens. He discusses how consumers can become more vigilant about spending and how businesses can remove themselves from economic risk. I think Dr Bella Elwood-Clayton will ask some challenging questions about our sex drive, Jane Caro is renowned for challenging preconceived notions on everything from feminists to advertising and who doesn't love to hear about local heroes like Andy Gourley, Australian of the Year nominee and Founder of Red Frogs who by encouraging youth to take lollies from strangers is changing a culture around the world! In this talk he identifies four major cultural shifts driving new consumer behaviour, and shows how businesses are evolving to connect with thoughtful spending. Shawn Achor has spent years finding out what is it that makes us enjoy work and why we achieve more in some fields than others.
After all, charity is about giving. It was highlighted time and time again throughout the day that the organisers put a great deal of effort into curating the speakers that are selected for the stage and it definitely shows — in a phenomenal way. He believes that we can, and will, conquer the challenges facing humanity today. Like a flock of birds, these multi-robot formations possess control and coordination, which Kumar studies in this talk. As a North Queenslander this is such a needed solution as the Cane Toad is such a pest. And, says happiness researcher and Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard, altruism is also a great lens for making decisions, both for the short and long term, in work and in life. The Venue The venue — — was a huge excitement for me having previously worked in events, I love checking out venues and boy oh boy, it did not disappoint.
Ironically many of the book stores they were planted in now sell the book legitimately. She loves a nice big pot of tea, smashing out a BodyPump class and spending time with her young children, husband and lovable Cocker Spaniel. As a result, he discusses the need for a new kind of agriculture that blends green revolutionary technologies, organic farming methods, and environmental conservation. We want the Brisbane community to discuss the questions that no one is asking, the questions they are afraid to ask or the questions they think should be asked differently? It all started in 1984 as a conference to combine technology, entertainment, and design; the talks today cover almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. We believe that from that, ideas and actions will flow on to change the issues in our world.
He breaks it down to the fact schools begin to train us from the waist up. This site leaves me with such deep appreciation for all of the amazing people and ideas in this world. In his talk, Savulescu shows us that while technology has advanced rapidly, morality has not. It reinvigorates me every time I watch it. And Cooperate' by Vijay Kumar Within his University of Pennsylvania lab, Kumar has been building small robots that fly, sense each other, and form teams autonomously. It was an immensely positive experience with tremendous feedback that has completely shaped my approach to interactive and public installations.
There are talks on social issues, climate change, economics and science. The Speakers Now, on to the thing that brings everyone into the event — the speakers. Korryn Haines is an administration ninja with over 10 years of administrative experience in a wide range of industries. This site deserves regular visits as the fabulous content is continually expanding. I spent my Sunday attending the event as a guest of — the venue that hosted the event this year. Julian Savulescu is an Australian philosopher and bioethicist.
Ken Robinson Ex-university professor Ken Robinson is talking about education systems around the globe and the hierarchy of subjects within them. . You can actually watch the live stream of the speakers from the day on the. Speaking in depth about the havoc modern agriculture is wreaking on our global environment, he suggests agriculture is the main culprit of climate change. We reached our funding goal very quickly and the trip was a victory by any measure. We filmed in Buenos Aires, hanging swings around the city. She goes on to bust the myth that ethical investments will somehow result in less economic return.