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MONDAY APR 29

Innovation Bay Founder Dinner

Surry Hills / Chin Chin Sydney / 6.30-10.00PM

The aim with the Founder Dinner is to connect exciting entrepreneurs with the right investors, advisors and connectors, within a relaxed and open environment.

TUESDAY APR 30

Xi Open Day: Human-Centred Design

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 12.00-2.30PM

With 40% of Australian jobs expected to be automated or eliminated in the next 10-20 years, how can you stay ahead of the curb and future-proof your career?

iAccelerate Tour and Information Session

Wollongong / iAccelerate Centre / 2.00-3.00PM

Check out the facilities and find out more about the iAccelerate program, it’s past, present and exciting future.

Building the Quantum Economy

Sydney CBD / Parliament of NSW / 7.30-9.30AM

To find out about the future of quantum technology and the opportunity that Australia has to shape a totally new industry, join Professor Michael Biercuk as he presents: Building the Quantum Economy.

Proto: Discover Startups

Darlington / University of Sydney / 12.00PM

In this 2 hour workshop, you’ll learn about the basics of startups, how to validate opportunities, understand lean startup concepts, and discover how to become a startup ideas machine!

Event Driven Architectures - The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Sydney CBD / Equal Experts / 6.00-8.00PM

Another day, another architectural pattern, with people both wanting to adopt blindly and fearful of adoption in equal measure. This talk discusses one such pattern and uses real-world experiences to try and give a pragmatic and realistic overview of Event Driven Architectures.

Launch Plus Incubator Program: Digital Marketing - Strathfield

Strathfield / ACU Strathfield Campus / 4.00-6.00PM

This interactive workshop will explore how social media channels such as Facebook and LinkedIn interact with Google advertising and your SEO strategy.

The future of airport industries

Sydney CBD / The Mint / 6.00-8.00PM

Australia can draw many lessons from the development of export industries located close to well-networked airports in the United States. A new report from the United States Studies Centre Innovation and Entrepreneurship program examines industry clusters in defence, agtech and medtech and points to the opportunity presented by looking to the future now, given Western Sydney Airport operation commences in 2026.

WEDNESDAY MAY 1

SMART101: HR & Recruitment

Armidale / UNE SMART Region Incubator / 9.00-11.00AM

How do we sell our regional startups to bring incredible talent to our region? What is currently seen as the best way to recruit for startups? Alli Baker from JobGetter will share with her knowledge of recruitment for startups and how to make sure you’re finding the best talent and not selling your startup short!

Speaker Series @ The Studio: The benefits of Virtual Production

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.30-1.30PM

In this talk, Spectre Studios will address "how to embrace the real-time nature of virtual production for better films and entertainment."

Key Trends from SXSW 2019: What's Next for Brands and Businesses

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 12.30-1.30PM

SXSW has attracted people from an array of backgrounds and provides fresh perspectives on the future of tech and what it means for businesses. So what are the key trends from SXSW in 2019 that you should be aware of?

SMART101: HR & Recruitment

Tamworth / UNE SMART Region Incubator / 2.30-4.30PM

How do we sell our regional startups to bring incredible talent to our region? What is currently seen as the best way to recruit for startups? Alli Baker from JobGetter will share with her knowledge of recruitment for startups and how to make sure you’re finding the best talent and not selling your startup short!

Launch Plus Incubator Program: Digital Marketing - North Sydney

North Sydney / ACU North Sydney Campus / 4.00-6.00PM

This interactive workshop will explore how social media channels such as Facebook and LinkedIn interact with Google advertising and your SEO strategy.

How Effective are Influencers Really in 2019?

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

In the first of a series of youth media events presented by 5Why Media, look at being Instafamous in 2019 and whether influencers are still worth it with all the speculation out there.

Gathering and Using Customer Data on Your Digital Platforms

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

This session will explore why you should be gathering this data, how to get it, the tools available and how to turn these insights into meaningful action.

How to Map Out an Effective Customer Journey

Sydney CBD / WeWork / 6.00-8.00PM

Justin Cannon, Cofounder of Cooperate, will share with you the best way to map out a useful Customer Journey and ensure you stick to it.

THURSDAY MAY 2

Networking in Nature

Sydney CBD / Royal Botanic Gardens / 7.00-8.45AM

Networking In Nature is a monthly guided morning walk for professionals and business owners in Sydney's stunning Royal Botanic Gardens.

Test Your Business Idea Workshop

Wollongong / iAccelerate Centre / 5.00-7.00PM

A great opportunity for early-stage startups, intrapreneurs and social entrepreneurs to learn how to refine and test their business idea before going to market.

New Horizons: Women in Tech Networking & Mentoring Sydney

Sydney CBD / New Horizons Learning Centres / 5.00-7.30PM

This event provides a relaxed forum for those looking to advance their leadership skills and career in the technology sector.

Monthly Buzz Networking Event: Spotlight on Deep Tech Founders

Eveleigh / Cicada Innovations / 5.30-7.30PM

A chance to hear from successful deep tech Founders talking about the cocktail of skills and attributes that - when shaken or stirred - will result in the best founding teams!

Microsoft Technologies: change your career or upskill now!

Sydney Startup Hub / Microsoft Reactor / 5.30-8.00PM

Don't miss you chance! Come to the May event to discover new certifications paths, listen to the training guru and participate the discussion with the "wild" technology job market recruiter.

Kickass Women Slaying in the Tech World

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

Join inspiring female leaders from the tech world as they share their learnings, failings and secrets of success in a fun format.

UX and Service Design Industry Showcase and Networking Night

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 6.00-8.00PM

This exciting and entertaining event will be a night filled with drinks, tapas, industry networking and the opportunity to meet talent that you could attract now or in the future.

FRIDAY MAY 3

ANSTO Innovation Tour

Lucas Heights / ANSTO / 7.30-9.30AM

The ANSTO Innovation Precinct will connect Australian industry with our nation’s best and brightest researchers and engineers, and provide unparalleled access to Australia’s landmark and national research infrastructure.

Women Leaders and Innovators Lunch

Macquarie Park / Macquarie University Incubator / 12.00-1.00PM

Are you a woman interested in leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship and all things related? Then this monthly leadership lunch is for you.

Meet Antler

Sydney Startup Hub / Tank Stream Labs / 5.30-7.00PM

Antler is a global startup generator and early-stage VC that brings exceptional individuals together to build disruptive tech companies.

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