What's the Big Idea? aims to capture some of the biggest, boldest ideas people are talking about in the world right now and discuss their relevance for our community. Each month, we will take a Big Idea and bring together
one of its leading proponents with a panel of local people and discuss: where does this idea come from? Do we find it compelling? Does it help us understand what’shappening, or might happen, in the world? Would we want to act on this idea in some way? If so, how?

Martin Kirk hosts and the panelists are Erica Brown, beetle bailey and Rennie Scott Childress and the first episode is about “emergent strategy” inspired by Octavia Butler’s explorations of our human relationship to change. Emergent strategy is radical self-help, society-help and planet-help designed to shape the future we want to live. and in “Emergent Strategy” by Adrienne Maree Brown we're invited to feel, map, assess and learn from
the swirling patterns around us in order to better understand and influence them as they happen.

The two guests this evening are Mia Herndon and Sage Crump from Allied Media. Both are trainers in emergency strategy and will introduce and then help us explore the main concepts