21 July 2021
6:00 pm
Event

Future Dreaming, a conversation with Dr David E Martin

In January 2015, ‘The Unstoppables’* took 120 of Australia’s top entrepreneurs on a floating think tank cruising around Antarctica with the sole purpose of creating and influencing a better future, by developing new environmentally sustainable business opportunities.

Join us for an exclusive viewing of the documentary created during the trip, hosted by Geoff Gourley, Foundational Member of ‘The Unstoppables’ and himself leading a Global Social Innovator, Entrepreneur, Impact Investor, NED and former Board member of the UN in Australia. In 2017 Geoff was acknowledged in the Top 100 Social Entrepreneurs & Innovators around the world, and he is also a valued Work Club Global member.

  • Future Dreaming, a conversation with Dr David E Martin
    21 July 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue:  

Address:
477 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia

Whilst on the expedition, film director Kaya Finlayson recorded a conversation with the renowned thinker Dr David E Martin, to explore the past, present and future of humanity.

Future Dreaming’ discusses the narratives that drive our economic, social and political thinking and unpacks the assumptions that underlie those conditions.

Awarded “Feature Documentary” at Sydney Indie Film Festival, Future Dreaming critiques the models that we are working with and then offers a new model, one that has existed for billions of years. David likes to call this model the Genius of the Universe; it is the intelligence that underlies the natural world creating a sustainable and successful ecosystem. David asks a very simple question – what would humanity look like if we stopped imposing our models upon nature, and instead, chose to follow the same playbook as the ecosystem we find ourselves in?

Interested in the potential of mankind? Then this is for you.

*The Unstoppables is a non-profit organisation that organises annual trips so business entrepreneurs can combine their talents to come up with solutions to global problems.

Event order:
6pm – Networking & drinks

6.30pm – Introduction and background to the trip and the film.

6.40pm – Documentary screening

7.30pm – Q&A

7.40pm –  Networking & drinks

About the hosts

Geoff Gourley:
Founder of One10 Group – a Social Innovation Accelerator & Impact Consultancy supporting purpose-driven entrepreneurs and organisations that deliver impact, and is an active mentor for a range of Universities and Accelerators. He is passionate about enabling purpose-driven business on a local and global scale.

Over the last 25+ years he has operated in Private, Social Enterprise & NFP; across sectors including, design, property & construction, environmental, energy & technology industries, developing, commercialising & managing numerous businesses.
Geoff holds interests in a portfolio of purpose-driven companies including investments across Technology, Environmental, Education, Energy, Plant-Based Food, Circular Economy, Health, Affordable Housing and Smart Cities & Digital Twin sectors.
He is currently Founder & Chairman of Impact Investment Fund, Business Development Executive at CLARA, Advisory Board Member Swinburne University, former Board Director of United Nations Association of Australia, and has numerous successful exits to his name.

Dr David Martin

Dr. David Martin is the founding CEO of M∙CAM Inc. M∙CAM is the international leader in intellectual property-based financial risk management. From auditing patent quality for governments and patent offices, to providing state-of-the-art actuarial risk management systems and solutions to the largest banks and insurance companies, M∙CAM has established a global standard in patent quality and commercial validity assessment and management.

A spokesperson for global intellectual property accountability and quality reform, Dr. Martin has worked closely with the United States Congress, numerous trade and finance regulatory agencies in the United States, Europe and Asia, in advocating and deploying infrastructure to support growing reliance on proprietary rights in business transactions. M∙CAM has supported the modernization of intellectual property, tax, and accounting laws through its work with oversight agencies and policy makers.

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