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Highlights

The Space Age: Closer than we think?

The Space Age: Closer than we think?

“You use space technology every day. Map navigation, paywave technology, weather forecasts, fire monitoring… Space technology allows us to understand how to use resources on earth more efficiently”—Adam Gilmour. As exciting as space is, many feel it's far removed from our lives on Earth. Join us to discuss this misconception. Panelists: Troy McCann, MoonShot; Adam Gilmour, Gilmour Space; Amir Blachman,Axiom Space; Flavia Tata Nardini, Fleet Space.


Design Industry Insiders: A digital conversation

Design Industry Insiders: A digital conversation

Raymond Scott talks 20 years of industry insights with Adam Cornish, Alex Gilmour & David Knott. The conversation will focus on industry development, designers’ career experiences, their mentors and inspiration, the projects they loved and pivotal business decisions. Has the global pandemic affected the design industry and how are these designers adapting to the times?


The Making of the Australian Working Class

The Making of the Australian Working Class

Explanations for the strength of working class culture in Australia have traditionally credited educated (mainly middle class) Irish rebels, English Chartists, Scottish ‘martyrs’. Join historian Babette Smith as she explains how the research for her book The Luck of the Irish contradicts this argument, revealing that the reaction of ordinary prisoners to the convict system was crucial to creating the Australian working class.