Monthly Archives: October 2015

How can we use consumer psychology to tackle global health issues?

Consumer psychologist Adam Ferrier is a keynote speaker at the Global Ideas Forum this weekend. He wants us to consider how we can use consumer psychology to facilitate better health outcomes. You’d have to be living in a cave not to have heard of the ice bucket challenge. (For the troglodytes among us: the procedure… Continue reading.

Why innovation is essential for a better world (and how you can be part of the movement)

Christian Stenta will speak about social impact at GIF15

Social innovator Christian Stenta is one of 40 brilliant speakers appearing at the Global Ideas Forum later this month. Christian believes that disruptive social initiatives are the only way to create genuine impact in a world that is constantly evolving. The desire to create meaningful social impact is not uncommon. The world is filled with… Continue reading.

Future Australian leaders called upon to reimagine Asia Pacific health in the 21st century.

Future Australian leaders called upon to reimagine Asia Pacific health in the 21st century. Melbourne, VIC, Monday 12 October 2015 Hundreds of delegates will meet later this month in Melbourne to “reimagine our region’s health” as part of the 2015 Global Ideas Forum. They will be joined by over 40 leading thinkers from Australia and… Continue reading.

What I learned from Global Ideas Forum (2014)

Bridget Nwagbara, former President of the Melbourne Population Health Student Association, reflected on her GIF experiences after attending the Global Ideas Forum 2014. This report was originally published on the MPHSA blog in July 2014. If you have taken on biostatistics, epidemiology and a cocktail of MPH electives, probably you may feel like I do that you… Continue reading.

How technology will change the world (and why you need to come along for the ride)

Will Dayble will speak about the impact tech has on global health at the Global Ideas Forum 2015.

Serial entrepreneur Will Dayble is one of the inspiring speakers you’ll see at the Global Ideas Forum in October. Will is passionate about social impact and all things digital – and he’s excited about the role technology can play in solving global health issues. The impact technology is having on a global scale is one… Continue reading.

How to conference

Plan The program is full to the brim, so to maximise your experience by attending the sessions of highest interest, you’ll need to be organised. Can’t decide which presenters you want to see? Look to our personas for help. Pack Bring a notebook (digital or old-school), because, although there won’t be a test on your… Continue reading.