Project Brief

Melbourne Knowledge Week (MKW) is the City of Melbourne’s unique annual festival for a smart and innovative city, where we bring the future city to life, today.

Connecting Minds Creating Change

MKW 2016

Melbourne Knowledge Week (MKW) 2016 was delivered under the theme of Connecting Minds, Creating Change. This theme was chosen to reflect a program that inspires change by connecting the city’s most innovative industries with the community’s most curious minds.
In its seventh year, the festival featured:

  • 68 events across the city
  • 9,000+ participants
  • An Augmented reality festival program
  • 48 sold out events
  • National TV coverage

MKW 2015

Melbourne Knowledge Week is an opportunity to discover the technology of tomorrow, explore research labs, share your ideas with other makers, and contribute to making Melbourne a smarter and more resilient city

Cr. Jackie Watts, chair of Knowledge portfolio