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Future
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Generate optimism and shift perceptions to create new and better ways of doing things in the 21st of century

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Incredible things are happening on our planet. Diseases are being eradicated, millions are being lifted out of poverty, billions of people are gaining access to the greatest information resource humanity has ever known. We can use open source code to print prosthetic limbs, we can cut and paste our DNA, and we’re taking bold new steps into space.

Dr Angus Hervey and Tané Hunter are the dynamic duo better known as Future Crunch. They deliver mind-blowing presentations to generate optimism and shift perceptions to create new and better ways of doing things in the 21st of century.

Future Crunch believes that disruptive technologies are bringing about a world that is more peaceful, transparent and abundant. They are determined to share a narrative that breaks through negatives perspectives regarding the state of the world as we know it. They seek to engage humanity with hope, optimism and positively driven purpose.

Future Crunch are a collective library of innovative brains. The team combine expertise in economics, coding, politics and data analytics with design, art and music. Each Future Crunch experience is a rich fusion of customised research designed to ‘crunch’ your particular industry’s future. They provide unexpected perspectives on what the future looks like.

Future Crunch are disruptive in their optimism. They cut through the dominant discourse of a planet destined to destruct, and give us all the inspiration to activate purpose and be a part of a movement that stands for collective hope about the future. They invite audiences to become curious about the miraculous advancements occurring for humanity today.

On stage, Angus and Tané are showmen who weave charisma with credibility, and stagecraft with steadfast knowledge and research. They are original yet relatable, entertaining yet relevant to any organisation looking to harness the forces of technological disruption, drive cultural change and take advantage of the opportunities ahead.

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Talking Points

The Next Economy

The Technological trends that are shaping the way we live, work and play in the 21st century.

Technology, which used to be thought of as a function to be outsourced, or a sector on its own, is now a strategic layer across all aspects of business.

Global connectivity, digital technologies, artificial intelligence, intuitive computing, robotics, renewable energy, additive manufacturing, gene editing and brain machine interfacing. Together, they're like a roaring tornado creating once in a hundred year revolutions in every industry at once.

Understanding what's over the horizon is essential for any organisation wishing to harness the opportunities of a rapidly changing global economy in the 21st century.

Audiences will come away from this talk with the ability to think clearly and critically about the way technological disruption is changing the economy, a skill that's particularly relevant for leaders who wish to turn technology to their strategic advantage - and protect their organisations against competitors who wish to do the same.

Key Outcomes

• Have a sound understanding of concepts central to the process of technological innovation.
• Receive the most up to date information on the current state of technological change in multiple industries.
• Tools to harness 21st century working practices for innovation, change management and disruption.

The World Is Much Better Than You Think

A mind blowing journey through scientific breakthroughs, disruptive technologies and social advancements that a creating a better future for the human race.

New stories can help us imagine many futures, and direct our imaginations towards the futures we want. This story is about people who are making the world a better place. It's about opportunities and solutions, rather than problems and threats. It's a story that's informed by a belief that optimism doesn’t have to be a reaction to the world around us; it can also be a tool by which we affect the world around us.

Audiences will walk away from this presentation with insights into technologies that are creating a new narrative for mankind, and the science behind them. They'll learn how our cognitive biases distort our view of the world, making us feel unnecessarily pessimistic, and preventing us from achieving our true potential.

Participants will gain a renewed sense of hope, purpose, and commitment to problem solving, innovation and organisational change.

Key Outcomes

• Gain insight into scientific and technological trends shaping the world
• Understand cognitive biases to create a new outlook on the world we live in
• Gain tools to find meaning and activate purpose
• New and unusual insights into innovation and change

Crunching the Future of Work

How organisations can start adapting right now.

Advancements in technology have provided a catalyst to redefine the needs of people in the workplace, and as a result, we see a move towards the gig economy, freelancing, flexibility and a greater desire for meaning and purpose in the next economy.

Traditional nine to five structures are being flipped upside down. While these changes present challenges, they also offer an opportunity for the workforce of the future to find a sense of renewed freedom.

Audiences will walk away from this presentation with a better understanding of how to start building a workplace that is prepared for automation, disruption and changing work patterns. Essential insights for any organisation searching for innovative thinking to effectively manage people.

Key Outcomes

• Gain insights into key trends creating the future of work and understand how to navigate these changes
• Tools to adapt, innovate and build businesses of tomorrow
• Develop the tools to harness creativity, shift perception and create optimism in an organisational structure

Topics

Business

  • Change Management

Innovation

  • Creativity
  • Science & Technology
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