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The Creativity Exchange Network - Memory & Memorability
Wed, October 19, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM AEDT
The Creativity Exchange Network (CEN) – New Meet-up 19 October 2016
Memory & Memorability
Discover the secrets of world memory champions, and why memory is vital for individual creativity and successful business innovation. Innovation is a key to business success, and this will reveal some secrets you will find interesting.
Imagine memorizing a deck of 52 shuffled cards in less than 30 seconds, recalling 450 numbers spoken at one second intervals without error, flawlessly recognising 100 never before seen names and faces in 15 minutes, or remembering 26 decks of shuffled cards. These are just some of the amazing feats mastered by memory champions, and innovation leaders.
As a preview to the 2016 Australian Memory Championship powered by Mindwerx International and hosted by Dimension5 on 19-20th November, our next Creativity Exchange Network or CEN (pronounced ken) meet-up will reveal secrets used by memory champions, and also by master minds in business, science and beyond.
Memory is the flip-side of creativity and the principles of memory provide invaluable lessons for organisations applying design thinking to spark innovation. Innovation is helped by the the creative fuzzy front-end of thinking that ultimately leads to the success formula.
At this CEN meet-up you will participate in a memory challenge, and hear some amazing stories from past World and Australian Memory Championships, including when The Gruen Transfer’s Todd Sampson developed fantastic memory skills for his documentary Redesign My Brain.
Here’s what we have planned…
Participants arrive and network over drinks and snacks
Note: (doors automatically lock at 6:00 PM so if you get stuck call us on 0419 645 299 and we’ll come get you – but you won’t want to be late)
Welcome and overview of CEN and this event by Mindwerx co-founder Bill Jarrard
Welcome to Dimension 5 Hub by Community Manager Peter Kamper
Jennifer Goddard, Mindwerx co-founder, Convenor Australian Memory Champion, Past Chief Operations Officer for the World Memory Championship, author, international speaker, crowned ‘Memory Maven’ by Australian Anthill Magazine
- Jennifer will explain the Memory Championships, and shares some amazing stories from the AMC and WMC
Tansel Ali, four times Australian Memory Champion who has memorized the Yellow Pages, memory coach to Todd Sampson, author, international speaker
- Tansel will challenge our memory skills, and engage us in a memory activity that will wow, and show us just what it takes to be a memory champion
Panel questions, general discussion on insights from the evening, and value of memory for individual creativity and business success
The future of CEN, the next event and innovation, and thanks to one and all
More networking over last drinks and snacks.
And watch for our next CEN Meet-up on 30 Nov, when we’ll look at Design Thinking. Put a note in your calendar now.