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Thought and creativity will become the individual’s most important assets as technology shapes a future with new ways of working, playing and connecting. The big shift will be the simplification and automation of mundane processes – whether on the factory floor, the construction site or the office. The employee of the future will be judged more on their thinking skills and creativity than their technical ability. Understanding the potential power of the brain and how it can be refined, will enable leaders to attract the best people and achieve the top results. The enterprise of the future will be valued on quality ideas to conceive and execute what a connected consumer wants and needs.
Real World Futures 2018 Conference | Disruptive Influences - And What To Do With Them | The Adaptation Factor. Tuesday, 16 October 2018
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- Professor Margaret Sheil AO, Vice-Chancellor & President, QUT Adapting How We Learn
- Mr Gavin Smith, Chairman and President, Robert Bosch Australia Adapting Business For A Digital World
- Mr Steve Johnston, Group Chief Financial Officer, Suncorp Group Adapting Business For A Digital World
- Mr Matthew Ames, Engineer and Director Adapting Life
- Ms Sally-Ann Williams, Engineering and Outreach Manager, Google Australia Adapting Our Thinking
- Dr Charlie Day, CEO, Innovation and Science Australia Adapting Our Thinking
- Professor Paula McDonald, Professor of Work & Organisation, QUT Business School Adapting Our Work
- Dr Sue Keay, Cheif Operating Officer, Australian Centre for Robotic Vision, QUT Adapting Our Work
- Professor Michael Rosemann, Executive Director of Corporate Engagement, Division of International & Development, QUT Adapting For Opportunity
- Ms Pip Marlow, CEO Customer Marketplace, Suncorp Creating an Innovation Ecosystem
- Mr Stephen Scheeler, Special Adviser to PwC Australia Mobile is Eating The World
- Dr Phuong Pham, DPhil, Head of Strategy & Policy, Telstra Health The Personalisation of Healthcare
- Mr Nick Vanzetti, Managing Director, ESL Australia Sporting Disruption
- Mr Michael Trotter & Mr Dylan Poulus, Founders, QUT eSports QUT eSports
- Professor Suzi Derbyshire, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching), QUT Learning for the Mid-Century Future Ways of Thinking, Wednesday 29 July 2015 - Watch video
- Professor Michael Merzenich - Harnessing the Power of Brain Plasticity
- Professor Selena Bartlett & Sheryl Batchelor - Improve Your Brain Fitness fo Knowledge Economy
- Professor Judith McLean - The Economics of an Artistic Mind in Leading Teams
- Professor Daniel Johnson - Motivation and Engagement Through Gamification
- Professor Geoff Abbott - Leadership Coaching for High Order Thinking
- Professor Michael Rosemann - Developing a Digital Mindset The Data Cure, 18 May 2015 - Watch video
- Professor Kerrie Mengersen - The Data Cure or the Data Curse? Exploring the Yin and Yang of Big Data
- Associate Professor Adrian Barnett - Big Data
- Professor Lisa Nissen - Data Cure: Implication in Clinical Care?
- Kara Burns - Patient Generated Health Data
- Mal Thatcher - Big Data in Healthcare
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