Reach our policy people! Advertise on APO. 

Society 4.0 Forum

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 09:00 to 17:00
Hawthorn Arts Centre
360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn
Melbourne VIC

We are in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution also known as ‘Industry 4.0’, a time of massive digital disruption to the economy that includes enhanced development of high-level data analytics, automation, AI and machine learning. 

What impact will this ever-changing environment have on our communities and society at large? What are the opportunities to influence positively these developments?

Aimed at leaders, innovators, researchers, entrepreneurs and philanthropists in the community, civil society, humanitarian, human services, community health, government, corporate social good and public interest tech. sectors, this forum will explore three key themes: 

Communities Powered with Data
Discover the power of Data Collaboratives (pooling and applying data for public value) and learn how you can tap into this growing international phenomenon. From these discussions we hope to excite you to create, co-operate in, or apply a data collaborative.

Public Interest Technology
Unlock the key to empowering communities through Public Interest Technology (the use of technology for social good) by understanding the methods, technology and drivers involved.

Work and Wellbeing
Examine the future of work and gain an understanding of the implications of Industry 4.0 for employers, employees and educational institutions and explore what you can do to make things better.