Open to the general public
Artists, innovators and the media will join us to celebrate the launch of Australia's First Changemakers' Festival anddiscover the winner of Social Changemakers Exhibition and Art Prize winner.
ASIX presents Dr Sam Prince as a special guest speaker for the Changemakers' Festival. Join us on Sunday 15th April to listen and be inspired by a social innovation hero. Dr Sam Prince will be speaking for an hour about his amazing journey and achievements.
Dr. Sam Prince is a young medical doctor, entrepreneur and founder of One Disease at a Time.
A introductory talk on Indigenous Innovation from the NCIE’s CEO Jason Glanville. Followed by a presentation from the NCIE’s LIFE (Lifestyle Innovations for Everyone) Team on how they are approaching the promotion of healthy lifestyles and tackling smoking in Indigenous communities.
This forum will look at collaborative approaches in achieving Social Innovation with particular emphasis on engaging Corporations. It will will include input from leading thinkers and hear first hand from members of the 90 Homes for 90 Lives Woolloomooloo Project.
Speakers and Participants include:
By invitation only.
A night of presentations, provocations & discussion about innovative end of life & after death care practices. Invited presenters will speak to their area of practice, art form or idea for social change and innovation. This event is designed to open up new possibilities and new discourse around death, dying and bereavement practices.
It is for practitioners as well as for interested citizens, keen to have more open conversations about end of life issues and how this aspect of our lives can be better for all involved.
During Youth Action Day at the Social Changemakers Festival, the Foundation for Young Australians will invite 20 young Changemakers to attend a full day program of workshops, culminating in a “Dragon’s Den” style PitchUp event for seed funding at 5:30pm.
The workshops will be led by members of both the not-for-profit and business sectors and aimed at building networks and developing enterprise skills within the context of grassroot social innovation.
Apply today - contact Alissa Phillips from the Foundation For Young Australians on 0403 747 228 or email@example.com
The general public is also invited along to listen, learn and collaborate with the young changemakers.
Beyond Empathy is bringing its pioneering mobile video booth to key locations around Sydney for the Social Changemakers’ Festival. The booth operates out of a converted horse float and is designed to get people thinking and talking about the role of alcohol in their lives.
Booths will operate across the following times and locations:
· Wynyard Park (opposite Wynyard Station), Thursday 19 April
Open to general public
Join us at Weave Arts Centre for three interactive workshops on creating a sustainable future.
The Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) are running a session of free interactive talks this Friday at the first ever Australian Social Changemakers' Festival. Come and hear about creative sustainability success stories happening right here in Sydney, and participate in the engaging processes being pioneered by these young Change Makers.
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Want to learn more about new innovations happening in Australia? This is a chance for festival-goers to meet innovators on the ground,
ask questions, make suggestions and get involved in the process. So be the change you want to see in the world and register today.