Exploring human potential through technology

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Tuesday 4 August 2015

Victoria University's Centre for Cultural Diversity & Wellbeing invites you to a free symposium and panel discussion.

Can technology be designed to make us happier, help us flourish, and foster human potential? How can we use it to explore increasingly popular social movements designed to promote human connection such as community gardens?   

Join us at VU at MetroWest on Tuesday 4 August from 2pm-4.30pm to hear two leading researchers discuss questions like these that are at the fascinating intersection of technology and human potential.

Rafael Calvo

The presenters for the symposium are:

Tania Lewis
  • University of Sydney’s Professor Rafael Calvo, an international expert on ‘positive computing’ – a new field dedicated to the development of technology that supports wellbeing
  • RMIT’s Associate Professor Tania Lewis, who has researched the politics and practices of community-led green movements through the lens of technology.

The free symposium, presented by VU’s Centre for Cultural Diversity and Wellbeing, will be followed by refreshments and a community discussion.  


This event is a free event, however we ask that you RSVP your attendance by 31 July to Kim Richardson.

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4 August 2015, 2:00pm to 4:30pm