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2016 THEME : COLLABORATION

COLLABORATION IS ACCELERATING WITHIN A SOCIETY THAT PREVIOUSLY FOCUSED ON SOLE SUCCESS.

 

Our kaleidoscopic society is shifting focus, slowly placing high value on community and connection. Women are naturals at collaborating, nurturing other’s ideas, equipping inspiration, talking and listening so all voices are heard. Working together is a smart business strategy, businesses don’t create value, people do. By uniting ideas, seeking advice, supporting and sharing aspirations you can shape solutions and surge forward into the future.

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LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA

JULY 22 – 24 2016

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THE COLLOQUIUM WILL MERGE PANEL DISCUSSIONS, IN-CONVERSATION INTERVIEWS, KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS, A COCKTAIL FUNCTION, LONG TABLE DINNER AND A CURATED EXHIBITION AT DESIGN TASMANIA, LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA.

 

The Design Tasmania complex combines world-class heritage (c1896) with contemporary architecture (c2002), the building was listed as one of the top 1000 contemporary buildings in the world (Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary Architecture, London, Phaidon Press, 2004).

Purpose built exhibition galleries double as one of Australia’s premium event locations, surrounded by Launceston’s City Park and in close walking proximity to accommodation, UTAS, museums and the city centre.

FOOD, WINE & DESIGN

EXPERIENCE THE BEST IN LOCAL PRODUCE

A COCKTAIL FUNCTION, LONGTABLE HARVEST DINNER, NETWORKING LUNCHES, MORNING & AFTERNOON TEA’S IN LAUNCESTON AND SURROUNDS

2016 Speakers

Katrina Strickland NSW

Katrina Strickland is editor of The Australian Financial Review Magazine...

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Patsy Cameron TAS

Has a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Archaeology and Geography...

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Lindsey Wherret TAS

Lindsey’s current practice focuses on handmade functional ceramic pieces...

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Elliat Rich NT

Elliat Rich works across a broad-spectrum of design...

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Claire Scorpo VIC

Claire Scorpo Architects is a design practice established...

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Jacqueline Clayton NSW

As artist and ceramic designer, Jacqueline Clayton’s work spans disciplines...

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Katherine Moline NSW

Dr Katherine Moline is a Senior Lecturer in research practices and...

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Natalie Holtsbaum TAS

The role of craft practice in creating social fabric through conversation...

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Fleur Watson VIC

Fleur Watson is a senior curator of Something Together, a creative studio focused...

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Dorita Hannah TAS

Professor Dorita Hannah works across the spatial, visual and performing arts as a scholar and design practitioner. An

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Peta Heffenan TAS

Peta Heffernan is co-founding director of the cross-disciplinary practice, Liminal Studio launched in 2011. Liminal Studio is a

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2016 SCHEDULE


JULY 22 2016

WELCOME COCKTAIL FUNCTION
WOMEN IN DESIGN EXHIBITION OPENING, FLOORTALK AND LATE-NIGHT
FIRESIDE PRESENTATIONS.

6:30PM START – 10:00PM CLOSE

DAY 1 – JULY 23 2016

INSPIRATIONAL TALKS, PRESENTATIONS & PANEL DISCUSSIONS
NETWORKING LUNCH
IN-CONVERSATION INTERVIEWS & KEY-NOTE SPEAKER
HARVEST DINNER

8:30AM START – 11:00PM CLOSE

DAY 2 – JULY 24 2016

CREATIVE RAPID-FIRE PRESENTATIONS & DISCUSSION
NETWORKING LUNCH
PANEL Q&A, MODERATED PANEL FOR FUTURE DIRECTIONS

8:30AM START – 3:30PM CLOSE

STAY IN TOUCH