Festival for the Future – 23 – 25 September 2016

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Inspiring Stories flagship event for young leaders, innovators and changemakers is coming to you this September 23-25!

You can register and get tickets here: http://www.festivalforthefuture.org.nz/

Festival for the Future will provide you a chance to meet Kiwis who are innovating, disrupting and challenging the status quo in an effort to create a better society. Whether it be through business, the arts, science, law, politics or education, in the field of health, environment, fashion, human rights and more. You will have the opportunity to hear from sought after speakers, learn skills that will help you develop your career and network with industry leaders and young innovators from across the country.

So who are some of these awesome speakers?

Alejandro Gac-Artigas – Founder of Springboard Collaborative, Forbes 30 Under 30, former teacher and strategy consultant tackling education inequality, joining us from the USA!
Dan Flynn – Founder and CEO of Thankyou, one of Australia’s leading social entrepreneurs
Vinny Lohan – Engineer building technology providing education to remote corners of the world
Tania Tapsell – NZ’s youngest City Councillor
Anna Curzon – Managing Director of Xero
Shamubeel Eaqub – Leading economist and commentator
Niki Harre – Psychology Lecturer at University of Auckland specialising in sustainability
Lionel Taito-Matamua – Scientist and innovator creating technology solutions to tackle plastic waste
Sir Bob Harvey – Former Mayor of Waitakere
Rewa Worley – Spoken word poet and mental health practitioner
Jamie McDell – Musician and environmental advocate

The Festival will also include panel discussions convening thought leaders from across the country to discuss the Future of our Economy, Environment, Education and Equality. There will also be number of workshops to gain practical skills in turning ideas into projects and ventures, design thinking process, storytelling and film, resilience and wellbeing and more.

So what are the details?

The event runs from Friday 23rd September afternoon until Sunday 25th September evening. The event is open for all students to attend.

You can register for tickets and get more info online here: http://www.festivalforthefuture.org.nz/

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