The world-renowned REMIX Summit returns to Sydney this June. Over 75 creative leaders from key cultural centres, technology innovators and young entrepreneurs openly tackle the big ideas shaping the future of the creative industries.
March 30th, 2015
Digital transformation and building dynamic creative cities will be this year’s focus – timely with Sydney poised to become one of the world’s key creative capitals.
REMIX Sydney 2015 presents 75 + inspirational speakers including: Karen Stocks MD – Twitter; Amit Sood Director – Google Cultural Institute; Sree Screenivasan Chief Digital Officer – The Metropolitan Museum NY; Kim McKay CEO – Australian Museum; Mohammad Al Shehhi COO – Dubai Design District; John Batistich Marketing Director – Westfield; Rish Mitra CEO and co-founder – Blippar; Ed Harrison CEO – Yahoo; Elizabeth Ann Macgregor Director – MCA; Michael Brand Director – Art Gallery of NSW; Helen Souness MD – Etsy; Katrina Sedgwick Director – ACMI; Ian McClelland MD – The Guardian.
Hear from Rish Mitra, CEO and co-founder of Blippar about their partnership with the remarkable ‘Art Everywhere’ project in London and New York where major works of art from the World’s greatest collections were presented on over 60,000 billboards creating the largest public art exhibition, connecting millions of people. From New York Seb Chan, Director of Digital and Emerging Technologies at the recently opened Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Museum speaks about the museum leading the field in digital transformation. Dubai Design District (D3) is the design gateway for the Middle East and Mohammad Al Shehhi, Chief Operating Officer, discusses the relevance of this creative cultural hub to the Asia Pacific.
REMIX SYDNEY 2015 will be held as part of this year’s Vivid Ideas Program at Vivid Sydney and hosted at the Sydney Town Hall, the largest and most ornate late 19th century civic building in Australia. REMIX summits are known for their legendary parties and receptions designed to offer an opportunity for new collaborations, which in turn lead to the next cultural revolutionary idea.
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