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ACS NT 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.

Registration End Date: Mon, 23 Apr, 11:00 AM

  • where

  • Monsoons Room, Level 1 Doubletree Hotel
    122 Esplanade
    Darwin NT 0800
  • when

  • Event Start: Mon, 23 Apr, 05:00 PM
    Event Finish: Mon, 23 Apr, 07:00 PM
  • event price

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<div>The challenge for for both professionals and organisations becomes how to pick out which trends and technologies will matter and what their implications will likely be. This session will provide attendees with just that.<br><br>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.</div>

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3.    Cancellations must be processed through the ACS website. A refund will only be processed if cancellation is done minimum 2 business days prior to the event.
4.    Attendees must ensure payment for your booking(s) (if required) is received before the registration closing date.
5.    ACS reserves the right to change the program at any time if required. Every effort will be made to ensure a program of equivalent standard is offered. Members will be updated of any changes via email.
6.    All dietary requirements are considered and catered for to the best of ACS’ abilities, however we cannot guarantee a 100% allergen free environment.
7.    ACS reserves the right to prohibit entry of any person to an ACS event, or eject any person from an ACS event based on behaviour deemed inappropriate by ACS staff and/or its agents and others working under its authority.
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10.  Attendees who arrive late or leave early will not receive any CPD points.

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122 Esplanade,Darwin,NT,Australia

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