Open State


Open State is a festival of innovation, collaboration, ideas and enterprise. The eleven day festival boasts an extensive list of events centred around the future prosperity of South Australia.

The challenges that South Australia faces are explored across six themes: Future Food, Future Human, Future Enterprise, Future Planet, Future Cities and Future Democracy. Come along, question everything and be part of the action to transform South Australia into the future.

Open State runs from 28 September – 8 October, 2017 in locations throughout Adelaide. For the full list of events and to book, head to the website.

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Upcoming Events

Discover Citizen Science

  • Adelaide

Join a free workshop for over 50s and discover citizen science. Discover Citizen Science are a series of workshops to introduce citizen science. With a...

What is Citizen Science?

  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Allan Scott Auditorium

The Australian Citizen Science Association, as part of #CitSciOz18, proudly presents a free public lecture on the topic “What is Citizen Science?” Join international guest...

Science at the Fringe

  • Adelaide

Need a science-fix during the Adelaide Fringe Festival?  Let our Science at the Fringe Guide direct you! Our inaugural Science at the Fringe guide is...