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Game Changers: in conversation with Wayne Denning

In the third Game Changers conversation for 2017 meet Wayne Denning.
Wayne Denning, Executive Producer and Managing Director of Carbon Creative, is a proud Birri Gubba man from Blackwater, Central Queensland. In 2006, he left a successful career in Federal Government to start Carbon Media (now Carbon Creative), a full service creative agency, determined to give a positive voice to Indigenous Australians through delivery of engaging content and compelling story telling.
This event is part of the 2017 Game Changers series, facilitated by Ray Weekes, Chairman of The CEO Institute.
Game Changers is a Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame initiative presented by State Library of Queensland, QUT Business School and the Queensland Library Foundation.

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Date: Thu 31 Aug 2017, 6:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Venue: SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2

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Queenslanders in Conversation: are smart cities for everyone?

What makes a city ‘smart’ and how do we build one that works for everyone? How can Queensland use technology to improve liveability, increase productivity and enhance citizenship engagement?

In the third Queenslanders in Conversation talk for 2017, ABC Radio Brisbane’s Kelly Higgins-Devine facilitates a conversation between high profile panellists, audience members and online viewers.

Hear from a diverse range of perspectives from panel members including Ellen Broad, open data expert, Colin Russo, engagement expert, Cat Matson, Chief Digital Officer for City of Brisbane, and Professor Marcus Foth, Professor of Urban Informatics in the QUT design lab.

Part of SLQ’s 2017 theme Digital Futures

When: Wed 9 Aug 2017, 6:00 pm - 07:15 pm
Venue: SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2

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An afternoon with Sir Timothy Gowers

In the year of Digital Futures at SLQ, world-renowned British mathematician and open access campaigner Sir Timothy Gowers came to SLQ during his whirlwind tour of Brisbane.

Sir Timothy Gowers is professor of mathematics at the University of Cambridge, Fellow of the Royal Society (UK), and recipient of the Fields Medal, Sylvester Medal of the Royal Society of London and the De Morgan Medal of the University of Cambridge.

Sir Timothy also campaigns against publishing houses (specifically Elsevier) monopolising access to academic journals and restricting the free exchange of information. The boycott, known as The Cost of Knowledge, was initiated by Sir Timothy in 2012 with the support of thousands of academics around the world.

In this audio recording, Sir Timothy discusses the role libraries play in access to knowledge, the Open Access agenda and the digitisation of information in the age of digital citizenship.

The event was held:

Date: Thursday 29 June, 2017
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Where:  Auditorium 1, level 2, State Library of Queensland

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Game Changers: in conversation with Dr Catherine Ball

In the second Game Changers conversation for 2017 meet Dr Catherine Ball.

A renowned environmental scientist with business credentials to match, Dr Catherine Ball’s breakthrough work focused on sending unmanned aerial vehicles to remote areas of coastline to observe endangered turtle colonies. Since winning Telstra’s Queensland Business Woman of the Year, Catherine has advocated for diversity in all spheres of work and life.

This event is part of the 2017 Game Changers series, facilitated by Ray Weekes, Chairman of The CEO Institute.

Game Changers is a Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame initiative presented by State Library of Queensland, QUT Business School and the Queensland Library Foundation.

Date: Thu 29 Jun 2017, 6:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Venue: SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2

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50 Years and Counting: Keynote speech by Dr Chelsea Bond

The 1967 Referendum changed the Australian constitution, with record breaking ‘yes’ vote to count Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the census for the first time. On the 50th anniversary of the Referendum, join us at SLQ to reflect on its historic and contemporary significance, enjoy inspired talks, and engage in lively conversation.

Dr Chelsea Bond is a Munanjali and South Sea Islander woman and Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit and an affiliate member of UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health. Chelsea has almost 20 years’ experience working to improve Indigenous health in the south east Queensland region as a community health worker and health researcher.

Date: Sat 27 May 2017, 10am
Venue: SLQ Auditorium, level 2

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