Category Archives: Events

Digital Bootcamp at Southern Cross Business School

July 15, 2013 / futurecin / Events, News

Get the most out of digital technologies at Digital Bootcamp! The Southern Cross Business School, in collaboration with the Future Cities Institute, invites business owners and representatives to a free interactive digital marketing ‘workout’, to be held at Southern Cross University’s Gold Coast Campus, Thursday 1 August, commencing at 9am. The one–day workshop will feature a […]

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Measuring City Competitiveness: Emerging Trends and Metrics

May 21, 2013 / futurecin / Events, News

Working Paper Series 2013:  Final draft incorporating the results of the open panel discussion on City Competitiveness at the “Intelligent Cities Summit”, 6 – 7 May 2013 Author: Ms. Natalie Wojtarowicz Research Analyst, The Future Cities Institute Inc. PhD Candidate & Research Assistant, Southern Cross University There is a myriad of indexes and rankings outlining […]

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Discovery Workshop – Data Security and Citizen Services

August 30, 2012 / futurecin / Events, News

Data security is the practice of keeping data protected from corruption and unauthorized access. The key focus being to ensure privacy while protecting personal, government or corporate data. With the majority of government-based interactions with citizens now moving to online portals and cloud-based platforms the importance of securing data and personal information is becoming increasingly […]

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The Competitiveness Institute (TCI) 14th Annual Global Conference in Auckland in November 2011.

September 23, 2011 / futurecin / Events, News

The Future Cities Institutes’ CEO, Malcolm Fraser, will be speaking at the 14th Annual Global Competitiveness Institute Conference, to be held 28 November – 2 December 2011 in Auckland New Zealand. Topic; National Competitiveness and Local Innovation: The Global Mosaic at Play. The Competitiveness Institute (TCI), the leading global network for economic development leaders and […]

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Future Cities to speak on Building Software Industries

July 16, 2010 / futurecin / Events

Next month Malcolm Fraser, Future Cities CEO, will be a keynote speaker at the 3rd African Union ICT Ministerial Summit in Abuja, Nigeria. His topic will be Building Software Industries: Best Practices and Tools for Economic Growth via Local Software Economies.

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Gold Coast Workshop hosted by Future Cities to help local Software Entrepreneurs

February 25, 2010 / futurecin / Events

Over 15 start up software companies participated in the newly established Microsoft Innovation Academy held on the Gold Coast recently. This initiative, the first in Australia,  allowed the developers to gain valuable knowledge and insights on international best business practices within the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector, designed to help stimulate the local software […]

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Turkish Workshop for Software Entrepreneurs designed to help stimulate the local economy

February 24, 2010 / futurecin / Events

Over 40 start up software developers and companies were part of the newly established Microsoft Innovation Academy held in Istanbul recently. This workshop delivered the developers valuable knowledge and insights on international best business practices within the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector, designed to help stimulate the local software industry. Hosted by The Future […]

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Bangkok Workshop to help build a Local Software Economy

February 17, 2010 / futurecin / Events

Start Up software developers attended the newly established Microsoft Innovation Academy Workshop held in Bangkok this week. This initiative allowed the developers to gain valuable knowledge and insights on best business practices within the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector, designed to help stimulate the local software industry. Hosted by The Future Cities Innovation Group. […]

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Future Cities & Microsoft to the help the Czech Republic develop a Local Software Economy

February 11, 2010 / futurecin / Events

Hosted by The Future Cities Innovation Group. (Future Cities), The Microsoft  Business Academy Workshop was established to help local economies build a sustainable software industry.  Several local start-up software developers attended the first Microsoft Business Academy held in Brno last week. This initiative provides support for software startups and entrepreneurs in developing specific skills to […]

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Local Software Economy workshop to help developers in Singapore

February 10, 2010 / futurecin / Events

Start Up software developers attended the newly established Microsoft Innovation Academy Workshop held in Singapore this week. This initiative allowed the developers to gain valuable knowledge and insights on best business practices within the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector, designed to help stimulate the local software industry. Hosted by The Future Cities Innovation Group. […]

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