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Wired for Wonder Experience, Sydney

When and Where

  • Location:

    NIDA, Parade Theatres, 215 Anzac Parade, Kensington, Sydney NSW
  • Start Time:

    31/07/13 8:30 AM
  • End Time:

    1/08/13 5:00 PM
  • Ticket Price:

    $890 - special price for 20 Women in Focus members includes 2 day conference program, refreshments and cocktail reception
  • Host:

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Description

Finally, something with a difference - an eye opening event called Wired for Wonder is coming to Sydney from 31 July.

 

Wired for Wonder may well be just what you have been waiting for: a two-day experience designed to open doors of understanding in the interconnected areas of business, technology, life, awe, science and the arts.

 

Tickets are now on sale so the secret is finally out.... get ready to learn, discover, question, connect, party, and enjoy at Wired for Wonder. Come wonder with us.

 

WHEN: 31 July-1 August 2013

WHERE: NIDA Parade Theatres, Kensington, Sydney, Australia

 

Here are some of the best reasons to attend:

 

be inspired • experience an eclectic program of fine speakers, workshops and themed breakouts.

 

make friends • connect with innovators and entrepreneurs.

 

learn more • hear from world leaders in innovation, technology, happiness and life.

 

get creative • expand your mind, your business and your horizons through exposure to other perspectives.

 

have fun • enjoy music, food, film, wine, art and interaction.

 

keep growing • gain practical tools that will improve your business and your life. 

 

SPEAKERS: 

 

Just a few of our many speakers from around the world:

 

Dr Brene Brown :  USA

It isn’t often that Australia meets Dr Brene Brown – in fact this is only our second  opportunity and Australia must be getting excited!

 

Sure, our fair share brilliant female professors, world famous authors and people who are changing culture swing through our airport doors. And we are quite talented at growing these outstanding people ourselves. But how often do we host one of the world’s most popular speakers?

Professor, best-selling author and, researcher, Brene Brown is one of the world's most listened to speakers. Her famous TED talk on vulnerability has received more than 10 million views online. Don’t miss this chance to see her in Australia.

 

Shawn Achor: USA

Shawn Achor is the author of the international bestseller, The Happiness Advantage, and CEO of Good Think Inc. Once Harvard's most popular professor, Shawn has won numerous Harvard teaching awards. The Happiness Advantage presents jaw-dropping facts about happiness, business and success based on thousands of research papers. His TED talk 'The Happy Secret to Better Work' is one of the world's favourite TED talks and is in hot demand around the world as an entertaining and informative speaker. This is the very first time the Australian public will hear Shawn speak live.

 

 

Ping Fu: USA

Co- founder of Geomagic — a software company that can make just about anything into 3D — Ping Fu is nothing if not resourceful. The entrepreneur, inventor, author and winner of numerous awards including US Citizenship and Immigration Services' Outstanding American by Choice, 2012 has led Geomagic’s growth from start-up to worldwide leader in the digital shape sampling and processing (DSSP) industry. She moved to America with little in the way of worldly goods and proved herself resilient, creative and dynamic in responding to all she encountered. Ping is a true example of someone making a lot out of a little and her inventions are changing the way the world does things.

 

Naomi Simson: Australia

Naomi is one of LinkedIn's top 12 Thought Leaders in 2012 (along with Richard Branson and Deepak Chopra). She is the founder and leader of one of Australia's favourite places to work, Red Balloon, and a genuinely inspiring entrepreneur. Naomi has received accolades such the 2008 national Telstra Business Women's Award for - Innovation, and she was a 2011 BRW finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year. Naomi is a popular speaker with much wisdom to share.

 

Aleks Krotoski: UK

Young, vibrant and engaging, Aleks Krotoski is a social psychologist, academic, journalist, and author as well as technology whiz and somebody who seems to know at least something about everything! Her speciality is technology and how it affects interactivity and she presents her wisdom on multiple programs including BBC's 'The Digital Human' science series. She is about to release her new book, Untangling the Web.

 

For more information and updates: http://wiredforwonder.com/

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