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TUESDAY FEB 19

Product Culture: What it is and how to create it

Sydney CBD / OFX / 6.00-8.00PM

Come and hear the panelists share their ideas on what Product Culture is, what it means, and how to create it.

Brands that believe in doing better for the planet

Sydney CBD / Patagonia Sydney / 6.00-8.30PM

Join Patagonia for a night with 1% for the Planet members and a panel discussion about how brands and businesses can do better for the planet.

WEDNESDAY FEB 20

Future of Search & Voice

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 8.00-10.00AM

Taking a deep dive into SEO and VEO tactics to overcome challenges and inspire you with new ideas. Consumers are changing how they’re searching and we’ll be discussing what’s new and what this means for marketers who want to stay ahead of their competitors.

Blockchain Sydney - Introduction to the Stellar Blockchain Ecosystem

Sydney CBD / WeWork / 6.00-9.00PM

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Stellar Protocol and ecosystem including the Stellar Foundation, InterStellar, Stronghold StableCoin & projects from IBM (WorldWire) and Novatti (AU Anchor).

Digital Marketing in 2019: Strategies & tactics to stay ahead

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.15-7.45PM

This panel event will be looking at the year ahead and how to stay on top of industry trends, the latest tools and digital marketing techniques.

Funding your part time startup

Sydney CBD / WeWork / 3.00-4.30PM

Learn to map out a simple and quick plan to create your director fees of $3,000 to $50,000.

Entrepreneurship with a Purpose

Sydney CBD / WeWork / 5.30-8.00PM

Learn how to manifest and attract what you truly desire in your life and business. “Entrepreneurship with a Purpose” is an instance to discover the roadblocks standing in your way to achieve business success and clarity with life direction.

The Future of Finance

Sydney CBD / Chifley / 6.00-8.00PM

Bringing together key players in the finance & tech industries, this panel of experts and founders will discuss the rise of fintech - the application of new and exciting technologies to the financial services industry, driving a whole new market of digital finance.

The Intersection of UX Design and Cutting-Edge Tech

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 6.00-8.00PM

Whether a digital product successfully scales and attracts a large volume of users — or falls to the wayside often boils down to good user experience (UX). MORE...

Changing School Assessment: Shifting focus to capability development w/software

North Sydney / ACU Collaborate Plus / 5.00-7.00PM

This talk will illustrate the theory and practice behind an attempt at a systemic change to assessment practices at school and university levels.

Girl Boss Night Sydney - The Superpower of attracting Superstars

Barangaroo / PwC / 5.00-8.00PM

Throughout an intimate evening of canapés, wine and networking, join the discussion with some incredible guests of oura as they chat about The Superpower of attracting Superstars - recruiting & retaining top female talent.

Microsoft: Tech for Social Impact

North Ryde / Federation Theatre @ Microsoft / 10.00AM-3.00PM

Microsoft, Infoxchange and Connecting Up are inviting not-for-profit staff to attend a special Tech for Social Impact free community event.

Digital Innovation and Big Data: Making cities more inclusive or more divided?

UNSW Sydney / John Goodsell Building / 4.00-5.00PM

Join UNSW Social Research Centre for a panel discussion on how big data and digital innovation, in the context of rapid urbanisation, challenges the future of and the relationship between the economy, society, government and our living environments.

Seed Money Sydney

Sydney Startup Hub / Level 1 Auditorium / 6.00-8.30PM

Each startups has 10 minutes to present their 10 slide pitch deck.

Creating a Growth Culture

Sydney CBD / Finder / 6.00-8.00PM

A panel discussion with the four inspiring cross-functional leaders, sharing their experiences of building a growth culture across a business.

Going Global: Four Aussie Founders Share Their Success Stories

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 5.30-7.30PM

At this special event, hear from four market leading companies: online learning and education leader GO1, RangeMe - the CPG industry’s product discovery platform, HR Tech success story Enboarder, and Collabosaurus - a marketing platform that match-makes brands for promotional partnerships.

How to Apply Mindfulness

Sydney CBD / BlueChilli / 7.30-9.00AM

Join BlueChili on the 20th of February at the BlueChilli offices to learn all about mindfulness and how to apply it to your life, business and relationships.

THURSDAY FEB 21

The Studio - Pitch to Investors Night

Sydney Startup Hub / Level 1 / 5.45-8.30PM

The Studio invites investors and guests to attend their "Pitch to Investors" evening. This quarterly event is an opportunity for market ready startups and scaleups from The Studio and its community to pitch for investment.

Unthinkable Drinks - Become a designer for tomorrow

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 6.00-8.00PM

Enjoy a drink and learn how to use your skills as a UX designer to design for the interfaces of the future.

Fabulous Female Entrepreneurs

Sydney CBD / WeWork / 6.00-8.00PM

If you're a small to medium sized business owner or someone with a great idea but haven't quite got started yet, this is an evening for you. Join a fabulous group of incredible entrepreneurs who are going to share their stories.

How to Run Your First Experiment in Business

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 12.30-1.30PM

When creating a business, how do you know what products or services to sell? What should your pricing model be, and who is your target audience? One method to validate (or invalidate) components of a business are to run experiments. So how do you run an effective experiment, and what aspects should you look out for?

F'Up Nights February - Stories About Failure

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

FuckUp Nights is a global movement born in Mexico in 2012 to share public business failure stories with hundreds of people attending each event around the world.

Lunch & Learn: Growth Hacking for Startups

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

In this one hour workshop, you’ll learn about growth hacking best practices and tips, and how you can start applying them to your own startup.

Unveiling the Sydney IoT Landscape

Sydney CBD / DXC Oxygen / 5.30-9.00PM

Come and dive in for a night of exploration as Architecting for Innovation speak about some amazing products, IoT trends, current landscape and what the future will hold.

ACS NSW Professional Presents: Leveraging Virtual Reality for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Barangaroo / ACS Technology & Innovation Hub / 5.30-7.30PM

Allison Reid, VR Solutions Architect, will reveal why VR is the most powerful tool on the market today for organisations looking to promote positive cultural change, increased employee engagement, and improved customer relationships.

For What It's Worth - A Never Not Creative Event

Surry Hills / Dove & Olive / 6.00-9.00PM

The Never Not Creative community have identified that recognising value, reward and contribution for the work that we do is the key issue that they’d like to work on this year.

Investing in founder-led companies

Sydney CBD / Allens Linklaters / 12.00PM

Join Lawrence Lam, Managing Director & Founder of Lumenary Investment Management as he introduces his fund and its unique approach to long-term investing - seeking out the world’s best family-owned companies and investing in them as a long lost cousin would.

Future of Mobility - Will our children ever learn to drive?

Sydney CBD / Lendlease Head Office / 6.00-8.30PM

From autonomous vehicles to multi-modal transport systems, hyperloops and space travel, Panda Labs will go on a journey through how the proposed transport infrastructure of the future will change how we travel.

FRIDAY FEB 22

Spaceship x Fishburners Sustainable Business Pitch Night

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 5.00-8.00PM

Every Friday night from 5pm, Fishburners opens its doors to host pitches and networking!

Business Design 101: An Introduction to Business Design

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 12.30-1.30PM

How do you get stakeholders and other influencing parties to approve and launch your idea? Find out at Academy Xi's Lunch and Learn.

Moving your startup to the USA

St Leonards / WorkBee / 12.30-2.00PM

Hear from Matt Holden on how he moved his Sydney based startup to San Francisco, expanded and successfully sold the business and the lessons learnt along the way.

SATURDAY FEB 23

Launch into Service Design

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 10.00AM-4.30PM

With the well-rounded, industry-relevant skill-set you’ll acquire from the Launch into Service Design Bootcamp, you’ll be ready to take on the dynamic world of Service Design!

SUNDAY FEB 24

Sprint! Design Sprint Masterclass

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 10.00AM-4.00PM

New York Bestseller Jake Knapp’s book, Sprint, explores how companies and teams can replicate Google’s sprint process to solve a problem within five days. So how does a design sprint actually work, and how can you use a sprint to devise effective solutions in such a short period of time?

Launch into UX Design

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 10.00AM-4.30PM

Discover what it would take to get job-ready, and learn how you can make a difference as a UX Designer in the engaging domain of User Experience Design!

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