Disruption is a fashionable term. In fact, it is now so widely used that it is rapidly losing its distinctive power: when every start-up claims to be a disruptor and every manager has to disrupt established business practices disruption becomes a synonym for change itself.

Therein lies a danger however. If businesses want to manage or bring about truly disruptive changes it is important to distinguish disruption from more mundane “change as usual”.

While media coverage on disruption might have run its course, disruptive change driven by technology will continue to unfold, and the magnitude of its effects are yet to be felt in many industries.

DISRUPT.SYDNEY™, now in its 4th year, is Australia’s first and oldest disruption conference. This year we will engage deeply with the topic of change itself. Our speakers and workshop facilitators will address a range of crucial questions, for example:

For the full program please click here.

Watch the official welcome to DISRUPT.SYDNEY 2016 by Professor Riemer here:

To see for yourself what DISRUPT.SYDNEY is like as an event and the vibe we create on the day watch our 2015 highlights video:

If you are interested to relive the experience of the past years, visit the previous event websites, which host videos of all the talks, keynotes and plenary sessions: