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Creative Innovation 2010 featured more than 35 outstanding world class speakers, thinkers, artists and leaders each speaking for no more than 20 minutes. They included Edward de Bono (UK), Founder of the Future Cities Project Austin Williams (UK), Defence Advisor to the White House Edward Luttwak (USA), Resmed Founder Peter Farrell, Australian of the Year Patrick McGorry, Paul McNamee, Pig Pen Founder Claire Penniceard, Neuroleadership expert David Rock, Peter Shergold, ABC CEO Mark Scott and many others.
Their expertise and knowledge spanned the fields of creativity, innovation, war & peace, food security, poverty, robots, the brain, leadership, entrepreneurship, technology, education, mental health, communities, the future of work as we know it today and much, much more… Everyone shared in the same experience and had the opportunity to participate in the conversation.
This inaugural event attracted over 1200 participants across the 2 day conference, 2 Deep Conversations, 8 Master Classes and 3 inspiring concerts. The 500 plus conference delegates included CEOs and Directors of major ASX-listed companies, owners of SMEs, executives from health, banking, finance, logistics, advertising, arts, media, education, industry and government sectors. Over 40% of delegates were from regional areas and interstate and there were also a number of international delegates in attendance.
Conference participants were inspired and provoked, and, in the process gained a deeper understanding of our increasingly complex global environment, the importance of creativity and innovation, and the inter-connectivity between us all.