Nomad 3: Visions of the internet for 2070. Creating a positive digital future.
We might be forgiven for feeling gloomy about the state of the internet. Between data leaks, privacy erosions, ethical dilemmas and unintended consequences, we can easily fall into the trap of questioning the benefits of the world wide web and our behaviours in the digital realm.

However the beauty of the internet is also unfathomable. Our lives were forever changed from that very first message sent via ARPANET in 1969.

Over the past 50 years the internet has impacted every single aspect of our lives, from the mundane to the significant.

Imagine the revolution that will take place over the next 50 years. What the world will look like in 2070. What the internet will enable us to create…

This final Night Nomads event will see us hear from two outstanding speakers before we settle into a moderated fireside chat. Join us as we venture into the unknown and explore our positive digital future and the actions that will lead us there!   
Event at a glance.
Date: Tuesday March 10
Time: 6pm to 7.45pm (Registration and drinks from 6pm. Session starts at 6.30pm)

Where: The Capital, Level 2, 155 Queen Street, Brisbane

Note: This event has now sold out.
Our speakers.
This final Night Nomads event will see us hear from two world class speakers before we settle into a moderated fireside chat by the one and only Cat Matson.
Stephen Phillips,  CEO,  Mawson

About Stephen >>
Stephen has decades of startup and software engineering experience. He currently heads up Mawson which recruits, trains and funds elite AI software engineers helping them start their own companies

Why we love Stephen >> Stephen was the leader of the popular music web site that attracted millions of fans worldwide before being sold to Twitter in 2012.
Lucie Krahulcova, Policy Analyst - APAC, Access Now

About Lucie >> In her role at Access Now, Lucie supports the growing policy work of the AP team. She works closely with the team in New Delhi to cover unfolding regional legislation, as well as to strategically leverage regional fora in order to support the development of positive user-centric digital policies.

Why we love Lucie >> Lucie's key expertise is in export controls and surveillance trade, cybersecurity, data retention, encryption, and Net Neutrality.
Moderator: Cat Matson, Brisbane's Chief Digital Officer, Brisbane Marketing

About Cat >> Cat is charged with the digital transformation of the city and driving Brisbane’s city-wide digital strategy. She is a passionate advocate for human-centric ‘smart cities’, recognising that digital is an enabler, not an outcome in its own right.

Why we love Cat >> Cat is undeniably the queen of digital in Brisbane. She is known for calling it as it is and uses her love of digital to help businesses leverage new tech to reach their full potential.