Announcing our conference
18 Mar 2021
Save the date - Good Things Foundation Australia is holding our first conference in August!
Join us on 4 August at our first Australian digital inclusion conference to be inspired and energised by a program featuring engaging speakers covering the latest issues affecting your community and organisation.
For more then three years, Good Things Foundation Australia has supported our network of passionate advocates and mentors to deliver digital inclusion programs in their communities.
Now, in 2021, we’re bringing the network together, in-person and online, along with stakeholders and advocates to celebrate our shared successes, look back at the challenges we’ve overcome, and look ahead at what still needs to be done as we continue to work towards a fully digitally inclusive country.
The conference will be hosted in person in Sydney and also live streamed across the country. The theme for our first conference is:
Digital Nation: Building a Connected, Capable, Confident Country
Building on our Digital Nation resources, which paint the picture of who is digitally excluded in Australia and the factors that impact levels of digital inclusion, the conference will highlight the stories, experiences, and expertise of those doing the work on the ground. We’ll look at what’s working and what’s not, and focus on what is required now and into the future to ensure Australia is a thriving digital nation - connected, capable, and confident - where no one is left behind.
Our team are pulling together what is sure to be a highly practical, compelling and engaging program, with workshops and talks covering key issues around improving the digital skills and capabilities of those most at risk of being left behind.
A special session will also dig in to what the last 18 months have taught us about the essential nature of digital inclusion - from bushfires and natural disasters to COVID - and what we need to put in place now as the recovery efforts continue, and into the future as we look to learn from these lessons.