Cape Town to host Ideas World Cup: Here's how to put your ideas into action

2017-04-19 20:00 - Unathi Nkanjeni
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Cape Town - Do you or someone you know have endless ideas - do you have a knack for connecting the dots, springing forth world-changing ideas? No pressure. If so, Ideas World Cup Cape Town is the event for you.  

Set to take place Friday, 21 April - it hopes to be an invigorating and interactive brainstorming experience, open to all ages.  Future innovators will have disruption and neuroscience experts on hand to help all participants tap into their creative potential and access all the ideas they have just waiting to spill out of your busy brain.

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According to the "the first worldwide ideas competition", its goal is to generate 10 000 ideas - competing with other cities around the world in real time  - with the aim of finding solutions to 5 societal and environmental challenges facing the city such as;

How might Cape Town's water security be ensured?
How can congestion be eased?
In what ways might fires in informal settlements be prevented?
In what ways might affordable housing in the CBD and surrounding suburbs be provided?
How can the city’s capacity be built for social entrepreneurship?

According to the initiative, this is a celebration of dreams and creativity.

"Dozens of cities from all around the world will compete simultaneously to see which city generates the most ideas.

"But Ideas World Cup is not simply a competition; it is based on the desire to change the world. Be part of something spectacular."

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What you need to know:

Event: Ideas World Cup Cape Town

Date & Time: Friday, 21 April 2017 from 13:00 – 18:00

Venue: Amphitheatre, V&A Waterfront

Ticket Price: Free

NOTE: For more information, visit the Ideas World Cup Cape Town website.