GSUC 2016 (#1)
The inaugural Great Southern Unconference was held from Friday 4 to Sunday 6 November 2016 at the Te Ao Mārama building at the University of Canterbury.
It was mainly organised by Stephen Judd, and involved over 50 participants and volunteers joining the activities across the weekend.
Sponsors from 2016
|Session||Room A (Big)||Room B (Small)||Room C (Small)||Room D (Small)|
|Sat: One||Values based science in a profit based world, Articulating the power of kindness||The creative renaissance: life after the singularity||Dealing with climate change: a zero carbon act for NZ (+ native forests/trees in forestry + current emissions trading scheme)||ADMIN|
|Sat: Two||How do we fund a universal basic income?||Data science||How to write a book||Social enterprise architecture (how to structure business)|
|Sat: Three||Revolutions in education||Appropriation from the public domain - socialising what is OK? Is publishing/aggregation/curation a creative act?||How to scale successful projects||Secrets of the koru: "Mathematics of traditional arts"|
|Sat: Four||Why aren't we voting?||What makes great relationships?||Sustainable transport for Central Christchurch||Social contract: is it dead? Can it be revived?|
|Sun: One||Citizen science discussions||Knitting IS making: maths programming, engineering, general geekery||BLOCKED||The coming algorithmic dystopia: garbage in, garbage out|
|Sun: Two||Citizen science discussions||Opening a 'can-o-whip-ass' on invasive predators||Māori songs together||BLOCKED|