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Exploring human potential through technology

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?   

Victoria University invites you to Footscray’s 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.

Join two expert speakers:

  • the 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. 

Event details

Where: VU at MetroWest, 138 Nicholson Street, Footscray

When: Tuesday 4 August 2015 2pm-4.30pm

See the event page for Exploring human potential through technology.

Media Contact: Ann Marie Angebrandt:
Phone: +61 3 9919 5487
Mobile: +61 401 100 576
Email: annmarie.angebrandt@vu.edu.au 

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