What is AfterNext series?

We all think about the present world we live in and wonder what the future will be like! We live in the now and the next, but how often do we think about what comes After Next? Often we don’t imagine what’s AfterNext.

AfterNext is an inspiration for envisioning the future with fresh and distinctive perspectives. To deep dive into the multitude of new options and pioneer ideas through democratising technology and breaking the visible and invisible barriers through collective intelligence. This series endeavours to inspire dialogue among leaders and organisations to drive change that will help build a more equitable and sustainable global community.

AfterNext series
Episode 3: The Metaverse Age is Already Here, What is AfterNext?

Episode 3: The Metaverse Age is Already Here, What is AfterNext?

Those who think the Metaverse is a mysterious sci-fi fantasy should think again! We are now stepping into the Metaverse with so much more curiosity, and it is already creating a network effect. As the physical and digital worlds continue to merge, the metaverse concept represents a nascent potential for brands and users to connect in completely new ways. Whether its augmented or virtual reality, mirrored or virtual world or life logging there so much to explore! We can create unified, virtual communities where we can work, play, relax, transact and socialise. The Metaverse has a potential to deepen the overlap between physical and digital worlds and is an opportunity for business innovation. What has captured the imagination of tech innovators, organisations and consumers now than ever before? Is this the confluence of technologies? Do we need to be cautious? Find out more in this virtual conversation.

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Episode 2: Closing the Digital Divide by 2030, What is AfterNext?

Explore the AfterNext series Episode 2, “Closing the Digital Divide by 2030 – What is AfterNext?”. In this virtual conversation, panellists explore enabling digital equity across three critical dimensions based on the Australian Digital Inclusion Index: digital access, affordability and digital ability. Through the pandemic, digital technologies have kept societies functioning and people connected but also highlighted a widening gap in access to digital tools. So how can we build a digital world so that everyone can make full use of digital technologies and the benefits a digital economy enables to accomplish many, if not most, of the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

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Episode 2 - Closing the Digital Divide by 2030, What is AfterNext?
Episode 1: The Future of Sustainability, What is AfterNext?

Episode 1: The Future of Sustainability, What is AfterNext?

Sustainability has become an intrinsic pillar of strategic focus area for most organisations across the globe. The question remains on how organisations should embed sustainability with a pragmatic approach into the core of every business decision they make and its potential long term impact. Join us as we explore the next wave in the sustainability space and what the future holds as we elucidate the effects of today's decisions shaping our tomorrow and the After Next.

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