People and ideas who have influenced or inspired me, including presentations delivered in Adelaide, visits funded by my employer, speakers leveraged from my networks.
The Economics of Wellbeing (2023)
Dr Katherine Trebeck is a political economist and leading global expert on the economics of wellbeing, with extensive global experience, including co-founding the Wellbeing Economy Alliance in Europe, and instigating the group of Wellbeing Economy Governments. Trebeck presented to several groups from government and industry, and also delivered a public lecture. Funded by Green Industries SA in partnership with Department of the Premier & Cabinet, the Centre for Health in All Policies Research Translation, Business SA, and the Stretton Centre, University of Adelaide
Where Circular Meets Local (2023)
Michael Shuman returned to Adelaide to present to State government policymakers, conomic development professionals from local government, local government authorities, and leaders from the business social enterprise & philanthropic sectors on how economic localisation can be the engine of prosperity, meaningful work, circularity and social inclusion. Shuman also delivered a national online presentation with CEDA (Committee for Economic Development Australia). Funded by Green Industries SA in partnership with Business SA, the Local Government Association and CEDA.
Platform Co-operatives (2017)
Trebor Scholz, Platform Co-operative cofounder, researcher and Associate Professor of Culture and Media from The New School in New York delivered presentations on co-operatively owned and governed digital platforms at Flinders University, the Science Exchange and the University of Adelaide as part of a national tour. Funded by Green Industries SA in partnership with the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals.
Co-housing pioneer Charles Durrett delivered sessions on co-housing and ageing in place, and a session on designing and building co-housing communities. Funding partners: Green Industries SA, The Australian Centre for Social Innovation, ACH Group and Uniting Communities, Renewal SA, University of South Australia and dSquared Consulting.
Innovation & Entrepreneurship (2013)
Media, technology & entertainment executive Chris Adams provided an overview of how to innovate in business by identifying opportunities, connecting with the right people and making the most of the market using personal experience. In this nationally livestreamed event, he also discussed emerging critical business questions. Hosted by CEDA (Committee for Economic Development of Australia)’s Science Futures Series and Royal Institution of Australia.
Sustainability & Wellbeing (2012)
Author, film maker and producer John de Graaf, author of 'Affluenza' and producer of the associated PBS series delivered public talks at the University of Adelaide and University of South Australia on Sustainability and Wellbeing. Funded by Zero Waste SA, partnering with both universities.
Kaurna Sites in Glanville and Port Adelaide
Map developed by Sheridah Melvin, 1994 and 1997