Emerging Green Technologies

Jul 11, 2015 No Comments by

Cities are major contributors to climate change. Cities consume over 70 per cent of the world’s energy and produce more than 60% of all carbon dioxide and a substantial amount of other greenhouse gas emissions through energy generation, vehicles, industry, and biomass use. At the same time, cities across the world will be affected by […]

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Reinventing retail in an age of technology

Jun 08, 2015 No Comments by

The world of retail is going through some massive changes. No longer do we have to visit the corner store to get what we need. Couple of taps on a smart phone and just about anything you want can be delivered to your door. Retail isn’t what it used to be. So what does that […]

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National law week: staying safe online

May 09, 2015 No Comments by

This week there is a panel discussion on how to keep you and your family safe online, with special guest Kellie Tranter (lawyer and human rights activist). Presented by The Hunter Community Legal Centre and NSW Fair Trading in partnership with Newcastle Region Library. Venue: Newcastle Region Library Lovett Gallery, Laman Street, Newcastle Date: Tuesday, […]

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Smart urban planning for a smarter city

May 04, 2015 No Comments by

Dare we do things differently with urban planning? Dare we throw out our old urban plans? Dare we search for new approaches to overcome our urban challenges? India has. In April this year, the government of India announced an ambitious 100 smart cities programme to improve urban infrastructure, provide new online services to citizens, and […]

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What’s on this month

May 02, 2015 No Comments by

HERE’S a taste of some of the events on in Newcastle this month for nerdy types. If you have anything to add, please contact us at the Lunaticks. DesignDrinks  DesignDrinks is a community with a monthly social event that builds a unique, interdisciplinary community of professional designers in Newcastle. For this special DesignDrinks @ INNX […]

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