Melbourne Knowledge Week

Sharp, D. (Contributor)

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar


Prominent thought leaders discuss the nature, shape and future of our rapidly changing city. What does Melbourne do best and what are the future opportunities? How can we manage rapid change and community expectations? Hear about the latest science, robotics, economics and digital opportunities and join in.

This event is part of Melbourne Knowledge Week, 19 to 25 October 2015, proudly presented by the City of Melbourne.


Marita Cheng – CEO 2MarRobotics, Robogals Founder 2008, Young Australian of the Year 2012
Dr Nicholas Gruen – CEO Lateral Economics
Prof Sharon Lewin – Director, Doherty Institute, 2015 Melburnian of the Year and Club Melbourne Ambassador
Darren Sharp – Sharing Economy Strategist, Director of Social Surplus

Host: Peter Mares – Contributing editor Inside Story, Adjunct Fellow Swinburne Institute for Social Research, Writer and Journalist
Period21 Oct 2015
Held atMelbourne City Council (City of Melbourne), Australia, Victoria
Degree of RecognitionLocal


  • smart cities
  • Sharing Economy