“Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead
At Gathering ’11 world leading thinkers and practitioners, from Australia and beyond, will present their insights on the big shifts we are experiencing in the world right now, and the opportunities around us to build better futures for all, together.
Futurists, trendwatchers, technologists, activists, economists, artists, social entrepreneurs, programmers, policy-makers, designers, business and community leaders will all come together at to hatch new ideas, connect with fellow collaborators, and lay down pathways to a bold new world.
With more to be confirmed, we’re very pleased to announce the following featured participants, hosts and facilitators for the very first Gathering in June 2011.
Adam is a political pioneer – he’s the first Australian Greens MP to be elected to the House of Representatives in a general election.
Addicted to exploring new ideas, proud TEDster. Founder Produxi Consulting
: Designing better User Experiences.
Founder and Ideas Guy at @projectaus, passionate about #postgrowth, #socent, #neweconomy, #nanotech, #steadystate, #permaculture, #FOSS
Canadian comic, speaker, talk show host & self confessed geek will share insights in to connection and communication.
Read more about Heather…
Marketer, technologist, educator, blogger
, renaissance woman and revolutionary cat. Kate will be joining us from the US via livestream video.
Futurist, technologist, communicator at Bridge8
. Organiser TEDxAdelaide
Owner and Director Strategic Games Lab
working with social technologies, game dynamics, collaboration & innovation to reshape the world for the better.
Social Enterprise Evangelist, Community Catalyst, Brand Architect. Founder Altitud3
, Director Social at Community Engine
Ulrike is consultant, author, visionary, free spirit and passionate digital native rolled into one. Her belief in the Internet’s ability to empower people and change our lives and worlds for the better.
Hosts and Facilitators
Partnership builder, ideator, pollinator, health care ethics consultant-mediator, social change architect at Mural Institute
Singer, musician, songwriter, writer, speaker, entrepreneur and creator of the b.movement
Digitalist, adventurer, polytalent, design/systems thinker & maker of beauty. KristinLow.com
Former psychology student turned full time entertainer, Simon Taylor’s
mission is to create and share engaging entertainment.