ChangeMaker Events

Webinar: Future of Rugby

5 November 2020 7:00pm8:00pm
Rugby Union, like most sports, has been revealed as very vulnerable during COVID-19. So, where is rugby headed and how can we future proof the sport?
ChangeMakers August Event

UQ ChangeMakers – A new global economy – are we entering a new industrial revolution?

20 August 2020 6:00pm7:15pm
The new era of work is driving businesses and the people within them to stay ahead of the technological curve. How will increased automation and continued digital disruption change the way we live and work? What does it mean for the future of our economy? 

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A new global economy – are we entering a new industrial revolution?

In the first edition of ‘ChangeMakers’ hear from UQ’s new Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Deborah Terry AO and special guests, successful businessman and newly appointed member of Australia’s National COVID-19 Commission, Mr Andrew N. Liveris AO, and CEO of UniQuest, Dr Dean Moss.

Hosted by esteemed author and UQ Professor of Communications, Dr Anita Heiss, these industry experts separate fact from fiction, sharing their opinions on preparing the workforce for a new economy and industrial revolution fuelled by the adoption of rapidly evolving technology. From onshore manufacturing, commercialisation and innovation, to preparing students for inevitable industry changes, learn how to navigate and thrive in this new industrial age.

The article here features further insights from our esteemed panellists on the new global economy.