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Melbourne Knowledge Week

Melbourne Knowledge Week 
Join in the fifth annual celebration of all things knowledge, as we bring together the best innovators, tech-heads, entrepreneurs and experts in our city.

Monday 27 October to Sunday 2 November 2014

Take a peek behind the scenes at Melbourne’s greatest medical institutions, talk to cutting-edge innovators and discover the big ideas driving our economy. Choose from a host of forums, workshops, tours, hack-a-thons and more to share ideas or learn something new.

Visit the Knowledge Hub at the corner of Little Collins and Swanston Street, next to the Town Hall to find out what's happening throughout the week. It’s open daily from 9am to 5pm.

View events from each of the categories below or download the program guide (Digital version / text only, 103kb).

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Image of All events
An aggregated list of all Melbourne Knowledge Week events
Image of The future of business
From forums and workshops, to tours and weekend start-ups – make the most of Melbourne’s top business expertise.
Image of Knowledge Hub
Keen to find out more about Melbourne Knowledge Week? Come along to the Knowledge Hub.
Image of Science and medicine
Take a peek behind the scenes of Melbourne’s world class medical precinct, learn about the latest research discoveries and find unexpected beauty when science meets art.
Image of Art and culture
Discover what happens when art, music, literature and performance combine with innovation and technology.
Image of Children and family
A chance for kids to hear the sound of drawing and to explore the city of the future using building blocks and creativity.
Image of Learning and knowledge share
Take classes in anything and everything, and gain insight into cutting-edge international research.
Image of Design and urban planning
Find out how nature can influence city design, take a bike tour to discover architectural gems and have a go at shaping your own street and neighbourhood.
Image of Tech and data
Have your say on big data and privacy issues, join a hack-a-thon or get gamified and find out how virtual reality is providing solutions for our industries.


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