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Doctor James Bradfield Moody
CSIRO, Australia


?Will scarcity become the mother of invention??

Learn the answer on Thursday 18 November from 8.30am, as James takes to the stage alongside Professor Richard Barbrook and Young Australian of the Year 2010 state finalist, Wesa Chau.


Professor Javier Carrillo
World Capital Institute, Mexico

??many of the best things about cities aren't things and are (often) free"


Javier will tell you the best things about cities on Wednesday 17 November from 1.00pm, together with Swiss Professor Joris Van Wezemael.


Professor Rob Adams
City of Melbourne, Australia

"With urban populations set to double in the next 40 years and be responsible for 80% of the world's Greenhouse gases, new ways of building our cities are required..."


Find out the pathway urban development is heading toward to maintain the liveability of our cities in light of future population increase on Thursday 18 November at 1.30pm.


Professor Björn Asheim
Lund University, Sweden

?Cities make people smarter...?


Discover how from Björn on Friday 19 November at 8.30am, and hear from Dutch Associate Professor Mark Lorenzen, and locally grown Peter William (Deloitte Digital), Glenn Wightwick (IBM) and Michelle Gallaher ways to sustain innovation and creativity in rapidly changing cities.


Professor Joris Van Wezemael
University of Fribourg, Switzerland


?Knowledge always remains situational and its relation to action is uncertain.?

Seek out the capital gains of your, or your organisations, knowledge assets with Joris on Wednesday 17 November at 1.00pm, and see how Sydney based Lucy Turnbull turned her knowledge into her number one asset.
     

Parallel sessions will showcase both academic and practitioner presentations on knowledge entity management, resourcing, examples within local and international cities and provide practical insight on what this can demonstrate for your future, your business future and that of your city and country.

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Hosted by the City of Melbourne and the World Capital Institute, this summit will focus on knowledge moving "from theory to practice".

International keynote speakers, interactive workshops, concurrent sessions and expert panels make up this dynamic event.  Academics, practitioners and business leaders will discuss leading edge topics over 3 stimulating days.

 
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There has been an overwhelming interest in summit sponsorship and as such there are limited opportunities remaining. Don't miss this unique opportunity to connect with knowledge enthusiasts. Contact Helen Steel on helen.steel@melbourne.gov.au to be involved.
   
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