Future State: A Festival of Radical Innovation, 11 May 2023

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The first edition of Future State, brought to you by Spark for Business and Semi Permanent: 11 May.

“Business is being reinvented at a pace never seen before. What do New Zealand business leaders need to be thinking about to be relevant in the fourth industrial revolution?”

Future State is a one-day series of high-impact business briefings led by innovators at world-changing companies.

Explore the driving forces behind the next era of technological innovation, unpacking the challenges and opportunities of the metaverse, data sovereignty, AI, VR, gamification, and UX and UI design. 

Innovation Explained

At this inaugural event, the expert speakers will explore the driving forces behind the next era of technological innovation, unpacking the challenges and opportunities of the metaverse, data sovereignty, AI, VR, gamification, and UX and UI design.

People & Planet

The event will offer more just than actionable insights into new technologies through the application of a humanistic lens to the subject matter. Additional topics will include diversity in digital representation, accessibility, AI biases, digital human rights, and building mental and creative resilience.

Expand your Network

At Future State, the most important person is the one next to you. You’ll have the chance to connect with over 1,000 likeminded business leaders and innovators from across Asia Pacific, providing a unique opportunity to grow your network and build community.

Program Highlights:
  • Decolonising the Digital: First Nations in the Metaverse from Mikaela Jade, CEO & FOUNDER — INDIGITAL
  • Designing for People: the Future of e-Commerce from Alexandra Popova & Constantine Gavrykov, SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PERSONALISATION AND FUTURE OF CONTENT & GLOBAL DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL EXPERIENCE DESIGN — ADIDAS
  • Rest Engineering: A Blueprint for AI’s Next Chapter, from Jonnie Penn, PROFESSOR OF AI ETHICS AND SOCIETY — UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

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