|Creative Innovation Conference|
Here's what some people had to say about the event...
'Best Conference EVER'
'Creative Innovation 2010, the wrap' by Kristen Lees
"Best conference I have ever attended, and I've been to many!"
"The whole experience was transformational. The music and art, the atmosphere, the innovative format, the diversity of speakers and the conference organisation itself. This will be a moment in my life I look back on and remember as a turning point."
"This event will bring about lasting change and ongoing friendships for me and many others. It engaged and challenged us at so many levels."
"The combination of business insights, powerful creative moments and provocation made me feel alive and awakened long dormant parts of myself. I feel inspired and re-energised to be a change agent at work."
"Thank you for hosting the best conference I've ever attended. You pulled off an amazing, life changing event like it was routine. We all enjoyed it thoroughly and are looking forward to future CI conferences."
To read people's insights & reactions to various questions at the conference, download the summary of the ZING report, a live system operating throughout the conference for people to have their say.
Click here to read poetry written by renowned Australian poet Chris Wallace-Crabbe, inspired by Creative Innovation 2010
Click here to view the amazing work done by Gavin Blake, our Graphic Recorder for the course of the conference.
ABOVE: CI2010 Summary Drawing. Click here to view the image full size.
Our world faces incredible challenges...
Creative Innovation 2010 was the place to learn from world-changing innovators, futurists, inspired thinkers and curious souls gathered together in an interactive community. It was a place to learn techniques and strategies, unlock and share ideas and gain empowering experiences. A place to imagine the future..
Creative Innovation 2010 featured more than 30 outstanding speakers, thinkers and leaders each speaking for no more than 20 minutes. Their expertise and knowledge spanned the fields of creativity, innovation, war & peace, food security, poverty, robots, the brain, leadership, entrepreneurship, technology, education, mental health, communities, the future of work as we know it today and much, much more....
Interspersed throughout the conference were leading Chairs, provocateurs and creative talents with some art, poetry, music and comedy to transport delegates into a new headspace and for sensory enjoyment! Everyone shared in the same experience and had the opportunity to participate in the conversation.
This inaugural event also featured 2 deep conversations, 8 master classes and 3 inspiring concerts.
Conference participants gained a deeper understanding of our civilisation, the importance of creativity and innovation, and the interconnectivity between us all.
The aim was to increase knowledge and connections and develop new strategies to create a better world together.
The conference aimed to:
Deliver insights and techniques for developing personal and organisational creativity
Demonstrate strategies and processes for creating organisational performance, productivity and wellbeing
Showcase the world's best practice solutions and ideas for the development of innovative futures for community, business and government
Bring together a diverse range of leaders and emerging talent to develop cross-disciplinary solutions that will make a difference in your life, organisation and community
Creativity is of increasingly strategic value to nations, communities and individuals in making the transition to innovation and knowledge-based economies. Creativity and innovation are also vital for businesses exposed to globalisation, increasing competition, diversity among consumers and rapidly changing technology. Tomorrow's competitive success will be based on creative ideas.
The development of people who can imagine and create innovative new solutions is the key to future success and sustainability.
The world is limited only by our imaginations... Imagine if people had always taken no for an answer... Imagine if people had believed in only the truths of the established orthodoxy - we'd still believe the world was flat, electricity was a hoax and men were superior to women.
Whether you work in Media, Finance, Education, Health, Manufacturing, Commodities, Tourism, NFP... Whether your passion is football, opera or bushwalking... Whether your commitment is to building share prices or reducing suffering (or both)... Whether your contribution is paid or unpaid... Creativity and Innovation matter.
Each of us needs to find new ways to re-invent our future!