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When + Where

Emergent tech
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Experience the future of science and technology

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December 2 and 3

Melbourne Showgrounds

What to expect

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What is Future Assembly

Experience the future of science and technology over two action-packed days alongside thousands of other futurists.

Exhibitor hall

Interact with some of the most mind-blowing tech.

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Speaker stages

Learn from thought-leading futurists.

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Group Tickets

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Corporate Tickets

Corporate tickets available.

We cater for all team sizes

Free workshops

Get hands-on with our free workshops.

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Kids

Oh, kids under 16 get in free!

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The schedule.

* note: schedule is subject to change

1030

Making Victoria the no. 1 tech destination in the Asia Pacific

Minister dalidakisThe Hon Philip Dalidakis MP

1100

Future of Work - Panel

Fa956ef63435f0626df018bbf2f0a27bHon Ed Husic MP

1100

Future of Work - Panel

SlackheadshotMarissa Senzaki (Slack)

1200

A Future Conversation.

Tommy headshotTommy McCubbin

1300

Why We Need To Make Innovation Ugly Again

Andrew 2 150x150Andrew Apostola

1330

Panel: How are innovation managers engaging with emerging tech?

Steve glaveskiSteve Glaveski (Panel Moderator)

1430

How Melbourne could lead the world in blockchain tech.

Taylor bw headshotTaylor Tran (Panel Moderator)

1530

Customer Relationships Ex Machina

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1030

How will neuroscience change the 22nd century?

Backyard headshot   small resTom Burns

1100

Using design to change the world for the better

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1130

Envisioning media experiences for 2021

Jo bwJo Szczepanska

1200

Founders: Big vision or small vision?

AdriansAdrian Stone

1230

The fountain of youth - it may be just a droplet.

OtherappsimageGregor Lichtfuss

1300

Technology is a democratising powerhouse

Profile smallTanushree Rao

1330

Emerging company culture from the ex-GM of Envato

Sd2908 0038Layla Foord

1400

What is the future of computing in the 21st century?

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1430

The future of payments

Image 284David Peacock

1500

Startup Pitch Competition

ProfileStartup Pitch Competition.

1030

How to launch a satellite

Img 5660Solange Cunin

1100

Founder of Startup Weekend

Andrew hyde bioAndrew Hyde

1130

VR Panel - How the VR Industry can be more innovative

3254 smSally Kellaway - Founder

1200

What is the Augmented World going to look like...

SteveguinnessSteve Guinness

1230

Diversity in Tech Panel

ProfileDiversity Panel

1330

Growing Up in 2026 - What Will the World Be Like for Kids?

Img 0858Will Egan

1400

Why you should know and be involved in civic technology

Zenhackathon 47Alvaro Maz (Panel Moderator)

1500

What do Sensors, Networks, Hackers and Cyborgs have in common?

My headJacob Lindsay

1030

How to really make your product addictive.

Img 0039 copyJames Nguyen

1100

What is the future of Immersive Media?

Trent  1 Trent Clews-de Castella

1130

How engineering, design and business can learn from each other.

HeadAmelia Schmidt

1200

Exponential technologies will lead us to the Singularity

Img3Marek Herreros

1230

How will AI shape the future of education

Me201505Raphael Nolden

1300

Data–driven discovery & the most ambitious telescopes ever built

Web profile photo4Arna Karick

1330

The Future of Everything

Img 5536Charbel Zeaiter

1400

Coming of Age: The Internet of Things

Jamie skella closeJamie Skella

1430

Using technology to redesign democracy.

ImageAdam A Jacoby

1500

The Future of Smartphones

Cutmypic  1 Kruti Patel

1030

Service Innovation: it's a process.

Axi logo socialavatar indigoInnovation & Service Design.

1130

Invent new ways of navigating in VR.

XiRe-imagining UI for VR

1230

Learn how to engage with users and drive revenue growth

Playbook studios 400 x 400 logoGrowth through social media

1330

Grow your startup. Learn Growth Hacking.

Apple touch icon zb6ubGROWTH HACKING LIGHTNING CLASS

1030

Workshop a powerfully differentiated brand.

Td instagram profileStartup Brand Differentiation

1230

Getting started in VR with Unreal Engine 4

New u logo bIntro to VR in Unreal Engine 4

1030

Design School & Mobile Prototyping: a love story

Axi logo socialavatar orangeAccelerated prototyping

1130

Making the work you do now relevant to life on Mars.

Apple iconThe Mars Test

1230

Build a connected device to monitor & control the world.

Make createlogo2015Build an IoT Connected Device

1330

Build and launch digital products.

Apple touch icon zb6ubPRODUCT MANAGEMENT 101

1030

Build an Arduino weather station in under an hour (ages 12+)

Code the future logo highresArduino 101

1130

Competitive Advantage and Gamification

Apple touch icon zb6ubGAMIFICATION LIGHTNING CLASS

1230

Design. Code. Business. Breaking the silos.

Apple touch icon zb6ubCODING FOR BEGINNERS

1330

Design your own Space Business

Saberlogo 50cm 3Saber Astronautics

What to expect.

Exhibitor hall

Interactive displays of emerging technology.

Multiple speaker stages

Mind-blowing speakers.

Free workshops (limited seats)

Workshops to design and build the future.

Free activities

Interactive hi-tech displays.

The future of gaming

Free-play VR gaming rigs.

Fun drinks and chats

Laughs and drinks with futurists.

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