The future is pulling into the station well ahead of schedule, as Melbourne's festival of innovation returns for another year. Moving from its usual date in October to the first week in May, Melbourne Knowledge Week will once again showcase some of the most exciting developments in technology and the creative industries, with more than 60 free and ticketed events at venues all around town. Whether you're learning about the applications of 3D bio printing or just kicking back with a headset in the virtual reality lounge, we guarantee your brain is in for a treat.
Standout events on the seven day program include a massive community maker day complete with robot building lessons, a virtual reality tour through six decades of Melbourne history, plus panel discussions on everything from women in science to the morality of A.I. Plenty of sessions have already been booked out, so best check out the full lineup quick as you can. Your mind is depending on you.