The Big Room Sessions - Visioning the future
Friday 9 March, 8:30 am - 9:15 am
Two panels of experts help us understand what our world will look like in 2025.Your choice as to which session you want to attend.
Experts in digital futures and the world of big data explore the technological disruption we will have to respond to. As Fundraisers, how do we make sense of the increasingly digital and connected world and how will this enable us to raise more in the future?
Professor Michael Blumenstein - Associate Dean; School of Software (Faculty of Engineering & IT), UTS
Luke Bridges - CEO Aigent – previously founder of RunGopher
Kristofer Rogers MFIA - Director, National Digital - Cancer Council Australia
In a world of crowd funding, social enterprise and individualised funding (like the NDIS), our experts explore how traditional charities will need to respond. What can we learn from young organisations taking a new approach to ‘charity’ and how do traditional organisations have to react to the emerging market to be relevant in the future?
Jack Sim - CEO of the World Toilet Organization – entrepreneur and global change advocate
James Toomey - CEO of Mission Australia – one of the nation’s leading social welfare organisations
Simon Griffiths - CEO of Who Gives A Crap - social entrepreneur and profit for purpose champion