FWD 2014 is Australia’s premier conference run by and for digital campaigners.
FWD 2014 will be held at the National Centre for Indigenous Excellence in Redfern, Sydney, over two days – 20 and 21 November 2014
FWD 2014 will bring together 200 campaigners to share experiences and skills, explore the latest trends, and develop joint projects.
Places go quickly every year – so make sure to apply and buy your ticket now!
“YOU DON’T HAVE ONLINE AND OFFLINE ACTIVISTS, THEY REALLY ARE THE SAME PEOPLE MOVING THROUGH THE ENGAGEMENT LADDER.”
FWD is a dynamic mix of interactive workshops, expert keynote speakers and panels. The emphasis is always on your engagement and discussions with your peers. We also also host eminent, skilled experts from around the world and across the country.
We’re delighted to announce some of our confirmed speakers:
|Adam Brereton||Comment is Free Editor||Guardian Australia||@adambrereton|
|Alex McKinnon||Assistant Editor||Junkee||@mckinnon_a|
|Claire O'Rourke||National Director||Solar Citizens||@claireorourke|
|Claire Snyder||Head of Community||Climate Council (Australia)||@claire_snyder|
|Conor Costello||Active Citizenship Manager||Oxfam Australia||@ConorCo|
|James Clark||Global Digital Coordinator||350.org||@_spock|
|Jane Garcia||Communications Consultant||Essential Media Communications||@janegarcia|
|Jen Perrone||Chief of Staff||New Organizing Institute (USA)|
|Jenna Lowenstein||Digital Director||Emily’s List (USA)||@just_jenna|
|Joanna Sleigh||Creative Media Coordinator||Pozible||@joannasleigh|
|Kyle Behrend||Communications Manager||Edgar's Mission|
|Matt Levinson||Communications Director||GetUp!||@matt_levinson|
|Murray Bunton||Managing Director||Agency||@murraybunton|
|Nicholas Gaw||Director of Engineering||Democratic National Committee (USA)||@nicholasgaw|
|Roselina Press||Editor-in-chief||Right Now||@roselinarose|
|Scott Bridges||Journalism Researcher||University of Canberra||@s_bridges|
|Tim Norton||Campaigns Manager||Save the Children Australia||@norton_tim|
|Usman Hamid||Director||Change.org Indonesia (Indonesia)||@usmanHAM_ID|
More speakers to be announced soon.
Together, we’ll build new connections across the social sector and strengthen our burgeoning community of digital change-makers.
Wishing I was at #fwd2013 about now. - @SenatorLudlam
Places at FWD are strictly limited. To ensure that the right mix of campaigners, digital experts and online community organisers attend, registration is via simple application process.
To apply for a ticket to attend FWD, either for yourself or on behalf of your organisation, please complete the short application form below. There is a cap of 4 tickets per organisation and in most cases, each attendee must apply and be approved.
If your application to attend FWD is successful we will email you a unique link to the registration form, which you can use to purchase tickets. Places are not secured until your application is approved and tickets are paid for.
All tickets for FWD are $249 for non-profits or $349 for commercial firms.
Excellent day at #FWD2013. Utterly utterly utterly stimulating. - @willozap
"Apply now for #FWD2014 at fwd.org.au - can't wait to see you all there!"