Great Expectations: Megatrends And The Arts

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Tickets: Free (bookings required)
Register to attend the megatrends event or receive a link to the webcast via: http://bit.ly/aamegatrends
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Ever-changing social, economic and technological trends impact how audiences engage with the arts and how the arts sector produces and presents creative work.

Significant megatrends are predicted to play out over the coming years. But which of these will impact Queensland’s arts sector the most?

Join a critical discussion headlined by Dr Stefan Hajkowicz, Principal Scientist in Strategic Foresight at Australia’s national science agency, the CSIRO, and facilitated by Radio National Big Ideas host Paul Barclay, to explore these megatrends and gain insight into how communities and arts organisations can plan for rapid change.

Date: Thursday, 21 April 2016
Time: 6pm – 7pm followed by networking opportunity
Venue: Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts,
420 Brunswick Street (Corner Berwick St),
Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, QLD 4006
Tickets: Free (bookings required)
Register: http://bit.ly/aamegatrends

About the event:

Dr Stefan Hajkowicz has devoted his career to helping governments, companies and communities recognise and understand patterns of change so they can make wiser choices and secure better futures. Stefan was recently appointed to the World Economic Forum’s Global Strategic Foresight Community – a group of strategy and foresight experts that share ideas about the future of the world. Stefan is author of Global Megatrends and is a keen supporter and active participant in our rapidly growing knowledge and creative economy.

Paul Barclay is an award winning journalist, interviewer and broadcaster across a number of top level media platforms – including ABC Radio’s Big Ideas, a program examining major social, cultural, scientific and political issues.

Arts Acumen promotes collaboration, entrepreneurship and future thinking to strengthen sustainability in Queensland’s arts sector by providing resources, information and opportunities to foster knowledge growth, connections and access to industry intelligence. To learn more about Arts Acumen visit www.arts.qld.gov.au and follow the prompts.
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By: Arts Queensland