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DAY ONE // Monday 1 April

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MORNING

Master Classes (9:00am – 11:30am) includes morning tea (11:00am – 11:30am)

  • MC 1: Paul Cobban (Singapore) – Building the Best Bank in the World through Culture by Design
  • MC 2: Emma Martinho-Truswell (UK) – What leaders need to know about AI, and the human challenges of leading in the age of AI
  • MC 3: Andrew Horsfield – Amplify your impact – Developing agility to continually evolve
  • MC 4: John Pickering – How behavioural science can help you change the world

Deep Conversation over Lunch (12:00pm – 2:00pm)

Human Intelligence 2.0 – A Collective Future? How will we manage the transition?

With Geoff Mulgan CBE (UK), Emma Martinho-Truswell (UK), Professor Kathleen Richardson (UK), Dr Simon Longstaff AO (Australia), Paul Cobban (Singapore)

Moderated by Peter Hunt AM, Investment Banker & Engaged Philanthropist; Founder Greenhill Australia, Chairman Grameen Australia, So They Can, Founder Women’s Community Shelters


AFTERNOON

Early Afternoon Master Classes (2:15pm – 4:45pm)
includes afternoon tea (4:15pm – 4:45pm)

  • MC 5: Dr Etienne Van Der Walt (South Africa) – Using neuroscience to build resilience for high-end innovation
  • MC 6: Professor Kathleen Richardson (UK) – Challenging ethical paradigms for the one or the many: Are democratically informed technologies better?
  • MC 7: Yamini Naidu – Hooked: How to connect, engage and inspire with storytelling
  • MC 8: Dr Richard Claydon (Hong-Kong) – The Future of Culture – How can organisations develop cultures that hardwire innovative behaviour 

LATE AFTERNOON

Late Afternoon Master Classes (4:15pm – 6:45pm)
includes afternoon tea (4:15pm – 4:45pm)

  • MC 9: Dr Carl Smith (UK) – Enhance your Cognitive and Creative Capacities; Cross Reality (XR) Design Experience Framework
  • MC 10: Jon Yeo – Talking your truth in times of transition
  • MC 11: Rachel Audigé – Solving wicked social problems – using the problem!

DAY TWO // Tuesday 2 April

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8:30amThe Official Opening of Ci2019 with VIPs, speakers, performers and politicians.

Following this, each session will involve keynote speakers, a scholarship winner (60 seconds) and will be followed by a Q&A/Conversation with the audience.

MORNING

Plenary 1 – A Collective Future – The REAL Challenges and Opportunities (9:30am)

  • Dr Alan Finkel AO, Australia’s Chief Scientist
    What kind of society do we want to be?
  • Emma Martinho-Truswell (UK), Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Oxford Insights
    What everyone in your organisation needs to know about AI, and why AI means we need to change the way we lead
  • Dr Geoff Mulgan CBE (UK), Chief Executive of the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA)
    Collective Intelligence – how to combine the best of human and artificial intelligence?
  • Provocateur – TBC

MORNING TEA & NETWORKING (11:00am)

Plenary 2 – Sexy Robots – Feeling, Loving and Working (11:30am)

  • Liesl Yearsley (USA), CEO and Co-founder, A.Kin
    Human-AI Co-evolution 
  • Professor Toby Walsh, Leading researcher in Artificial Intelligence
    The future of work in a world of AI and robots
  • Professor Kathleen Richardson (UK), Professor of Ethics, Culture of Robots and Ai, De Montfort University
    A dystopia in the making? – the rise and rise of ethics of robotics and AI
  • Provocateur: Dr Charles Day, CEO of the Office of Innovation and Science Australia

LUNCH & NETWORKING (1:00pm)


HOT SPOTS (2:00pm)

Grab a delicious lunch, connect with someone new and then join a HOT SPOT conversation with some of our speakers and other experts.


AFTERNOON

Exponential Conversation Plenary 3: Work 2.0 – Learning to Adapt (2:50pm)

  • Christy Forest, CEO & Executive Director, Livehire
  • Professor Jane Den Hollander AO, Vice-Chancellor, Deakin University
  • Melinda Cilento, CEO, Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA)
  • Speaker – TBC

AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

Day Two Concludes (5:00pm)


GALA CONFERENCE DINNER AND DISRUPTIVE DEBATE Q&A (6:30pm – 11:00pm)

Sofitel Melbourne On Collins Ballroom 25 Collins Street Melbourne

Q&A: Capitalism and Democracy: Do they have a future?

Fine food, wine, a Grand Disruptive Debate featuring Ci2019 Speakers. The evening will also feature world class entertainment, sensational songsters Pot-Pourri and the With One Voice choirs.

This dinner will support people suffering from loneliness, depression and isolation through Creativity Australia’s life-changing With One Voice program.

Read more about the Gala Dinner


DAY THREE // Wednesday 3 April

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MORNING

Plenary 4 – Innovating at Scale – Reinventing large Organisations, Government and Democracy (8:45am)

  • Bureaucratic inertia vs incumbency and brand power: Is technology working for or against our large organisations
  • How do major organisations inoculate themselves against catastrophic disruption?
  • Entrepreneurism vs Intrapreneurism – Innovating from within
  • What does disruption mean in the context of Government service delivery?
  • Is technological change undermining or reinforcing our democratic systems?

Technological advancement has seen the rise and fall of many large organisations. Some have effectively reinvented themselves – challenging the stereotypical image of ponderous bureaucracies. Our public institutions and democracy itself, are also not immune from the impacts of new technologies.

These presenters will explore some of the disruptive forces bearing down on our largest companies and institutions and consider various approaches to thriving in the face of rapidly changing customer and societal expectations.

  • Paul Cobban (Singapore), Chief Data & Transformation Officer, DBS
    World’s First Invisible Bank
  • Jane King, Deputy Commissioner, Design and Change Management Australian Taxation Office (ATO)
  • Kim Williams AM, Former CEO, News Limited; Foxtel; the Australian Film Commission & Musica Viva
  • Provocateur: Doron Ben-Meir, Vice-Principal Enterprise, Chancellery Executive of the University of Melbourne

 

MORNING TEA & NETWORKING (10:30am)

Plenary 5 – Intelligence 2.0 – An augmented future (11:00am)

  • Dr Etienne Van Der Walt (South Africa), Co-founder and CEO, Neurozone
    Fundamentals 101: Preparing the brain for the future of work
  • Dr Carl Smith (UK), Director of the Learning Technology Research Centre (LTRC) and Principal Research Fellow at Ravensbourne University
    Reality Hacking as Intelligence Augmentation

INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE:

  • Ray Kurzweil (USA), Director of Engineering at Google; world leading inventor, thinker, futurist, and best-selling author
    The Future of Intelligence, Artificial and Natural
  • Provocateur – TBC

LUNCH AND NETWORKING (12.45pm)


HOT SPOTS (1.45pm)

Subject matter HOT SPOTS around the Sofitel with selected speakers and provocateurs. Choose your area of interest and join a circle discussion.


AFTERNOON

Plenary 6 – How will we manage the transition? (2:40pm)

  • Dr Simon Longstaff AO (Australia), Philosopher, Executive Director of the Ethics Centre
    Ethics in the Machine Age
  • David Gonski AC (Australia), Chairman, ANZ Bank; Chancellor, UNSW; President, Art Gallery of NSW
    How do we transition humans and business in a world of AI?
  • Professor Rufus Black (Australia), Vice-Chancellor, University of Tasmania
  • Provocateur: Tania de Jong AM, Founder Creative Universe, Creativity Australia & Creative Innovation Global

CONFERENCE CLOSING CELEBRATION WITH SPEAKERS AND DELEGATES (4:15pm)

AFTERNOON TEA AND POST CONFERENCE DRINKS IN SOFITEL’S LOUNGE (4:45pm)

Ci2019 CONCLUDES (5:30pm)

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There are a host of incredible opportunities to partner with us on this world class innovation event. If you are interested in becoming a partner or creative collaborator for the upcoming conference, please contact:

Tania de Jong AM // Founder and Executive Producer
Tel: +61 (0)3 8679 6000
Email: Tania@creativeuniverse.com.au

Alrick Pagnon // Creative Innovation Leader
Tel: +61 (0)3 8679 6000
Email: Alrick@creativeuniverse.com.au

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