Transformance: Harness the power of games with Kate Raynes-Goldie

Published: Wednesday 17 April 2019

Award winning game designer and "explainer of the future", Dr Kate Raynes-Goldie, says we need playfulness now more than ever.

The entertainment games industry is estimated to be worth $140 billion USD, bigger than both the film and music industry combined. That doesn't include gamification, serious games or virtual and augmented reality.

At the same time, schools are finding that children no longer know how to play. Organisations are struggling to innovate and foster creativity to keep up with the massive changes happening in all aspects of society and business thanks to disruptive technologies.

Understanding and leveraging games as a culture, mindset and process is critical for the future.

In her keynote and workshop, Kate will reveal the power of play - how it shifts mindsets, liberates thinking and makes the "hard", effortless.

Workshop 2C (Thu) - Escape the Box: Game Design as a Tool for the Future

Keynote (Fri) - The Future Will Be Playful


 Tour 6: Whole-school collaborative learning and teaching at Joseph Banks Secondary College

Photo: T&Z Architects

Creating flexible working environments to support professional learning communities is essential in the modern secondary school.

This interactive workshop at Joseph Banks Secondary College emphasises the importance and effectiveness of the collaborative approach to teaching and learning.

Hear the considerations, concerns and celebrations of how design can facilitate the implementation of this philosophy throughout the whole school.

Tour 6 occurs on one day only - Wednesday 29 May

What's in store for Transformance?

Rapid change is disrupting how, what and where people learn.

Join us in Perth from May 28-31 to explore how education and learning spaces can adapt and thrive under exponential change.

Hear from those at the fore of this "transformance":



Members save $330 on standard registration!

(in Australian dollars, GST inclusive)

Members - $1,375

Non-members - $1,705

Full time Students (ID required) - $660

Registration and Information

Transformance will be held at the Perth Convention Centre on the awardwinning Elizabeth Quay waterfront (below, photo courtesy MRA).

   Special flight offer 

We are pleased to  announce that our exclusive airline supplier, QANTAS, is offering delegates a discount on domestic flights to and from Perth and free Frequent Flyer membership. Conditions apply, visit the website for more information

We look forward to seeing you at Transformance!

Dani Martin, Eamon Broderick and Paul Edwards
Conference Chairs

Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors for their ongoing support