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Alongside the G20 Summit, Brisbane hosted the inaugural Global Cafe – an international centre of thought leadership. Seventy-five of the world’s brightest minds gathered to discuss important issues around improving human life, future cities, powering the economy, unlocking the opportunities of the digital age and exploring the emerging frontiers of tourism.
The Brisbane Global Cafe was a huge success, attracting a live audience in City Hall of more than 2000 across two days, with thousands more watching it live-streamed online.
The Global Cafe social media hashtag was the number one hashtag in Australia during the event. This represented a reach of more than one million people.
View and download programs for The Brisbane Global Cafe, which was held on 12-13 November 2014.
Seventy-five of the world’s sharpest, provocative and most innovative minds converged on Brisbane for an historic forum of global importance.
Brisbane Marketing’s extensive network of members was a contributing factor for the successful delivery of the Brisbane Global Cafe.
Welcome to country starts Brisbane Global Cafe.
MC Ray Martin starts conversation in the Cities of the Future theme in the Main Auditorium at Brisbane Global Cafe.
Holly Ransom on Young Researchers Driving Change at the Brisbane Global Cafe Youth Forum.
The Digital Age panel discussion, from left Professor Josh Lerner, Sangeet Paul Choundary, Elliot Verreault and MC Cat Matson
Debating the future of energy with, from left, John Connor, Dr Bjorn Lomborg and MC John Taylor.