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Melbourne Knowledge Week

Melbourne Knowledge Week 
Melbourne Knowledge Week is an annual meeting point for like-minded thinkers, entrepreneurs, tech-heads, and industry professionals.

19 to 25 October 2015

This multi-format festival is dedicated to the latest trends, ideas and innovations of Melbourne’s knowledge sector. Discover the technology of tomorrow, explore research labs, gameify your life, contribute to a smart and resilient city and more.

The full program will be released on Monday 7 September.

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For more information email knowledgemelbourne@melbourne.vic.gov.au

Thanks to our festival partners and our offical supporters, Club Melbourne Ambassador Program and Fed Square.

What’s on the Agenda for Adult Learning, 2015-2030 - Tuesday 20 October 2015, 12:30pm to 2pm - Talks & workshops

What’s on the Agenda for Adult Learning, 2015-2030

20 Oct 2015, RMIT
This workshop will focus on the importance of adult learning and the Sustainable Development Goals in Australia.
Smart City Leadership - Monday 19 October 2015, 6pm to 7:30pm - Talks & workshops

Smart City Leadership

19 Oct 2015, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Prominent thought leaders discuss the nature, shape and future of our rapidly changing inner city.
In Studio with CityLab - Thursday 22 October 2015, 10am to 6pm - Talks & workshops

In Studio with CityLab

22 Oct 2015, The Cube, ACMI
A day-long workshop exploring and prototyping a key City of Melbourne service from a future user's perspective, as a part of Melbourne Knowledge Week.
CityLab's TALKFest - Wednesday 21 October 2015, 10am to 5pm - Talks & workshops

CityLab's TALKFest

21 Oct 2015, The Cube, ACMI
TalkFEST is a concentrated burst of thought-provoking discussion on the future of work, play and make, as part of Knowledge Week Melbourne.
Big Brother is Watching – But How? Why? - Wednesday 21 October 2015, 12:30pm to 1:30pm - Talks & workshops

Big Brother is Watching – But How? Why?

21 Oct 2015, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
We all know that we are being watched, tracked and monitored, but do we really know how and why?
Melbourne Datathon – Pitch Night - Thursday 22 October 2015, 5:30pm to 8pm - Talks & workshops

Melbourne Datathon – Pitch Night

22 Oct 2015, The Arena, NAB Docklands
Watch the finalists of the 2015 Melbourne Datathon pitch their data science insights to a professional jury, as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week.
Jobs in the Knowledge Economy: Threat or Opportunity? - Wednesday 21 October 2015, 6pm to 7:30pm - Talks & workshops

Jobs in the Knowledge Economy: Threat or Opportunity?

21 Oct 2015, Melbourne Town Hall
Technology changes through computerisation, automation and disruptive innovation are celebrated by many. But for some it means a loss of a job.
Slide Night – Wearable Technology - Thursday 22 October 2015, 5pm to 6pm - Talks & workshops

Slide Night – Wearable Technology

22 Oct 2015, Arena Theatre Company Limited
What is the future of wearable technology? Hear experts discuss the latest innovations and applications as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week.
Inventi Ensemble presents: Inside an Ensemble - Monday 19 October 2015 to Thursday 22 October 2015 - Music

Inventi Ensemble presents: Inside an Ensemble

19 Oct 2015 - 22 Oct 2015, Melbourne City Library
Come behind the scenes of a concert and join Inventi Ensemble as they rehearse, prepare and perform.
Showcasing the Digital Humanities - Wednesday 21 October 2015, 6:30pm to 7:30pm - Talks & workshops

Showcasing the Digital Humanities

21 Oct 2015, Morgans at 401
What does arts scholarship look like in the digital age? Join the experts to discuss the future of the humanities and how it is changing with tech.

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