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ACS NSW presents EdXN with Dr Kate Raynes-Goldie: The Future of All the Things

We are living in an unprecedented age and unprecedented potential. In the 2000s, the internet and social media changed the way we work and live. Now multiple disruptive and transformative technologies are on the horizon. From virtual, augmented and mixed reality (VR/AR/MR) to blockchain to automation, we are in a time of accelerated change. And with that change comes the great potential for a bright future. The challenge for both professionals and organisations becomes how to pick out which trends and technologies will matter and what their implications will likely be.

Event Start: Wed 04 Apr 05:30 PM
Event Finish: Wed 04 Apr 08:00 PM

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This session will provide attendees with just that. Using her super powers of identifying and explaining key trends and technologies in an engaging and accessible way, Dr. Kate Raynes-Goldie will draw on exciting real world case studies from Australia and beyond to provide a glimpse into what the future might hold for how we live, work, learn and play. <br><br>You will walk away with a clear idea of what matters and what it might mean for your work or business.<br><br>You will learn how the aerospace industry is using mixed reality to train astronauts and how the resource sector is using virtual reality to improve safety on worksites. You&#39;ll discover how blockchain (the technology behind bitcoin) is being used for clean energy distribution and how citizen science, big data and algorithms are being used for drug-free, effective contraception.<br><br>You will also learn about how these technologies intersect with and enable new ways of working, living and learning that are already here, today. From co-living to co-working spaces, to remote working and digital nomads to the guaranteed minimum income, the way we work and live is changing. Power is shifting towards communities and neighbourhoods, to individuals engaging with each other directly.<br><br>The original dreams of early internet pioneers of a more free, decentralised society looks all the more possible. And the potential for a human focused future becomes all the more real.

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Emerging technology monitoring (EMRG) -> Level 5

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Kate Raynes-Goldie

Kate Raynes-Goldie

Dr. Kate Raynes-Goldie has been playfully preparing humans for the future since 2003. A technology analyst, trained ethnographer and professional game designer, Kate mixes the playful and the serious to engage audiences with compelling stories and useful insights. 

She is the Founder of Future Human Academy, which prepares young people for the future of work; and Playup Perth, an event series that showcases and supports creative innovation in Western Australia.

Kate has spoken at top academic and industry conferences, including SXSW (Austin), NXNE (Toronto) and TEDxPerth where she is also a speaker coach, and has been featured on MTV, BoingBoing, NPR and in the pages of ELLE and the Australian Financial Review

Kate has also been playing with reality since 2007. Her award-winning mixed and augmented reality (MR/AR) games have been played all over the world, including at the National Theatre (London), Toronto International Film Festival and IndieCade (San Francisco). 

Kate has worked with a wide variety of clients from different industries, including the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Deakin University, Bankwest, RAC WA, Knowledge Week and Health Canada.

Kate has won multiple international awards for her work including the Australian Computer Society’s Digital Disruptor Professional Achiever of the Year (2016) and one MCV Pacific’s 30 most influential women in games for three years running. Kate is also a nominee for the 2018 40 Under 40.

She holds a PhD from Curtin University’s Department of Internet Studies, where she is also an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, and is a graduate of the Canadian Film Centre's New Media Lab, where she previously taught. Kate is an Affiliate Member of Professional Speakers Australia and an Honorary Member of the Australian Computer Society.

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11 Jamison Street,Sydney,NSW,Australia

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    11 Jamison Street
    Sydney NSW 2000
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  • Event Start: Wed 04 Apr 05:30 PM
    Event Finish: Wed 04 Apr 08:00 PM
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