Weekly Sparks 111

Weekly Sparks 111

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MONDAY JUL 15

Meet Antler

Sydney Startup Hub / Tank Stream Labs / 5.30-7.30PM

Antler unlocks the power of the world’s most brilliant and determined people to work on some of the most exciting and crucial opportunities and problems of tomorrow.

Unlock Your Human-Centred Design Skills

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 6.00-8.30PM

With 40% of Australian jobs expected to be automated or eliminated in the next 10-20 years, learn how you can stay ahead of the competition and future-proof your career at Academy Xi's UX and Service.

How You Know You're Good Enough

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 6.00-7.30PM

In this event, CEO of the Australian Writers’ Centre, Valerie Khoo, is in conversation with podcaster and media consultant Ky Chow. They will explore this topic and draw from Valerie’s experience as a mentor and entrepreneur who is constantly pushing boundaries and taking risks into new industries.

TUESDAY JUL 16

Launching into Emerging Economies' Digital Marketplaces

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

The founder of Alibaba.com's Award-winning Channel Partner will share his journey on his success as a reseller.

Get Startup Feedback from Experts

Sydney CBD / Hall Chadwick / 6.30-9.00PM

If you have a startup or startup idea and would like to get feedback and guidance from top local entrepreneurs, then join this public "Speed Mentoring" event.

Health Tech and Innovation

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

Gain insight and inspiration from experts working in the healthtech industry in Sydney and hear first-hand how technology is driving their work. Expand your understanding of today’s tech-based world, and fuel your own ideas for the future.

Academy of Entrepreneurs Hackathon with Hey You

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 6.00-7.30PM

Over the next 4 Tuesdays, the AE Legends will work together with their teams and mentors in solving a huge entrepreneurial challenge.

WEDNESDAY JUL 17

iAccelerate Centre Tour & Information Session

North Wollongong / iAccelerate Centre / 2.00-3.00PM

If you’re considering applying, are an investor or potential partner, or a just plain curious member of the community, iAccelerate would love to have you.

Conversation Design: The Rise of the Chatbot

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 6.00-8.00PM

The explosion of chatbots, wearables and Internet of Things (IoT) devices is changing the way we approach design. Could these new interfaces bring on the death of the screen?

Let's Talk About Politics & Tech

Sydney CBD / Chifley Square / 6.00-7.30PM

Join GA & Chifley to talk about politics & tech. 2019 has been filled with political action, from trade wars between China and US to AFP raids on journalists.

Win in China

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 5.00-7.00PM

Don’t miss this rare and unique opportunity to meet and listen to Bo Ji, Assistant Dean at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, during his forthcoming visit to Australia on 16th and 17th July 2019.

THURSDAY JUL 18

Optimise Your Online Presence

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 12.30-1.30PM

In this 1 hour class you will be taught how to create a professional LinkedIn profile so that you will easily get noticed by Head-Hunters, Recruiters and Hiring Managers when they do a search for the jobs they want to fill.

UX and Service Design Student Showcase and Networking Night

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 6.00-8.00PM

This event is specifically designed for students to expand their networks and showcase their project portfolios. If you’re looking for fresh, capable, and hardworking UX and Service Designers — look no further!

How Technology is Changing Scientific Education Within Australia

North Sydney / Peter Cosgrove Centre / 5.30-7.30PM

This talk will focus on how technology is being implemented to improve the way science is being taught in schools.

Is EdFlix the Future of Learning?

Macquarie Park / Venture Cafe / 4.15-5.00PM

The digitalization of the workforce is having a significant impact on how we work and how we learn. The concept of lifelong employment has typically been a linear journey, from school to university, to work, with a steady ascension through one profession. This is no longer the norm.

Getting Things Done (GTD) Productivity

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

Peter Bradd was a Founding Director of Fishburners and the initial CEO, while he ran his first startup (Qantas Postcards) and became well known for getting things done. This talk is about the hacks he's learned along the way to GTD.

FRIDAY JUL 19

SaaS Pitch Night

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 5.00-8.00PM

Every Friday night from 5pm, Fishburners opens its doors to host Shark Tank style, Friday Night Pitches.This particular evening will feature a selection of startups in the sAAS space, with judges from Blackbird, EVP, Reinventure, and Right Click Capital.

SATURDAY JUL 20

Free Introduction to User Experience Design

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 10.00AM-12.00PM

Step into the world of user experience design with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the decision-making process that dictates how users interact with digital products and see why businesses of all stripes have put out the call for UX talent.

SUNDAY JUL 21

Google Ads Workshop

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 10.00AM-4.30PM

This workshop is designed for beginners who have dabbled in Google Ads (formally Adwords) but who may have experienced challenges in navigating the platform successfully. This course is designed to help you maximise your ROI no matter what type of business you run.

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