The Exponential Shift

Making Transformation Happen
We need to find innovative solutions to the great problems of today to make them the opportunities of the future.

Ci2016 will feature 40+ global leaders, innovators, thinkers and deliver world class ideas and pragmatic solutions. It will offer forecasts, strategies and practices to help transform you and your organisations.

Join big and small business, educators, entrepreneurs, creative and government leaders, emerging talent and leading thinkers from around the world.

The must-­attend event for everyone seeking fresh insights, ideas, tools and connections.

7–9 NOVEMBER, 2016
Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Australia

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Ci2016 SPEAKERS

Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro (Japan)

Director of the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory, Osaka University; Winner best humanoid award four times in RoboCup; Named one of the top 100 geniuses alive in the world today

Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro (Japan)
Scott Anthony (Singapore)

Strategic transformation and disruptive innovation expert. Partner of Innosight and author of The Innovator’s Guide to Growth and The Little Black Book of Innovation

Scott Anthony (Singapore)
Ramez Naam (USA)

Computer scientist, futurist, award-winning author; Energy & Environmental Systems faculty member, Singularity University

Ramez Naam (USA)
Martin Ford (USA)

Leading expert on the robot revolution, artificial intelligence, job automation and the impact of accelerating technology on the economy and society; Author: Rise of the Robots

Martin Ford (USA)
Dr Daniel Kraft (USA)

Physician-scientist, inventor and innovator; Founder & Executive Director, Exponential Medicine; Medicine Track Faculty Chair, Singularity University; TED speaker

Dr Daniel Kraft (USA)
Dr Abigail Allwood (USA)

Astrobiologist, Jet Propulsion Lab, NASA; first female principal investigator on a Mars mission

Dr Abigail Allwood (USA)
Stephen Heppell (UK)

Professor at Bournemouth University and Universidad Camilo José Cela, Madrid; One of the most influential academics in the field of technology and education globally

Stephen Heppell (UK)
David Gonski AC

Chairman of the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd and Coca-Cola Amatil Limited

David Gonski AC
Dr Alan Finkel AO

Dr Finkel commenced as Australia’s Chief Scientist on 25 January 2016. He is Australia’s eighth Chief Scientist

Dr Alan Finkel AO
Professor Michelle Simmons

Scientia Professor of Physics, University of New South Wales; Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow; NSW Scientist of the Year

Professor Michelle Simmons
Professor Tanya Monro

South Australian Scientist of the Year, Telstra Business Women of the Year, Prime Minister’s Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year

Professor Tanya_Monro
 
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