Weekly Sparks 114

Weekly Sparks 114

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TUESDAY AUG 6

How to Combat 'Nice Girl Syndrome'

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 12.30-1.30PM

You'll walk away from this lunchtime session with tools to recognise easy mistakes you're making, strategies for boosting your confidence within your team and encouragement from other like-minded women!

Objectives & Key Results for Startups

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

In this workshop you will grow your outcome-driven muscle progressively. You'll see how you can get started with simple goal-setting, and introduce OKRs principles as you get comfortable.

The Future of Funding for Australia's Startups

Sydney CBD / Freelancer HQ / 5.00-8.00PM

This round table will explore issues and trends including those identified by Techboard in its funding reports and sharing insights from the panelists own experience.

From Day One to Day Done

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

Learn more about how to respond to that initially daunting email, the creative conceptions, presenting and executing a killer project (and a whole lot more along the way).

WEDNESDAY AUG 7

Skills Workshop

Coffs Harbour / C.ex Coffs / 9.30AM-1.00PM

This workshop will help start-ups and other businesses to identify their intellectual property, properly capture it and understand ways to use their intellectual property to grow and commercialise. This event is part of Startup Coffs Coast 2019.

Smart Buildings & Energy Data

Chippendale / EnergyLab / 5.30-8.00PM

In this event, explore how to make buildings smarter in order to benefit the occupants, the electricity grid and the planet.

Design is not for you: it's for everyone else

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 6.00-8.00PM

In practice, how do you integrate an inclusive mindset across your design processes? This panel will tackle this question while challenging existing empathy and training models.

Drones: Privacy Concerns, Delivering Pizza & Saving Lives!

Lavender Bay / WorkInc / 6.00-9.00PM

Since the release of the NSIN's drone report in April 2019, a lot has changed within the drone community.

The Ambidextrous Brain

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.30-1.30PM

Recent neuroscience findings have revealed new insights about the brain's creative network and useful hacks for developing it.

Financial Modelling

Sydney CBD / Tank Stream Labs @ Bridge St / 12.00-1.30PM

In this introductory workshop, Standard Ledger will walk through the principles as well as the practical considerations of what you need to think about when building a financial model.

THURSDAY AUG 8

The Research & Approach to Play & Creativity in the Workplace

Macquarie Park / Venture Cafe / 4.00-5.00PM

Join Rumpus Co-Founders, Lizzie and Caitlin, as they explore the latest in research around Play in the workplace, and the impact of Play on team cohesion and psychological safety.

ClubsTHRIVE Accelerator Demo Day

Sydney CBD / Event Cinemas George Street / 5.30-7.30PM

Expect a deep dive into the latest innovations from Scaleups, Startups and Community Projects that are actively supporting future-ready clubs.

TGA Meeting Your Regulatory Obligations Workshop

Eveleigh / Cicada Innovations / 9.00AM-12.30PM

This is a free workshop aimed at beginners who are unfamiliar with therapeutic good regulation including: small to medium enterprises (SMEs), startups and researchers.

Keeping Your Customer Engaged

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

This session is to share learnings that could be of use when reviewing or creating and managing your plans and resources.

ISEAA Agent/Institution Forum

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 6.00-8.00PM

You are invited to an open discussion on the issues of Ethical Recruitment Practices and Commission Based Recruitment model.

FRIDAY AUG 9

eCommerce 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 event will be sponsored by Stripe and feature a selection of up and coming eCommerce startups.

Design Thinking 101

Darlinghurst / Hub Hyde Park / 1.00-2.00PM

This intro session will help you understand the basic principles behind the increasingly popular Design Thinking.

HHQ Founder Experience: Minnow Designs

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 12.30-1.30PM

Both Stacey and Lorraine, co founders of Minnow Designs, will discuss their personal journey in light of the business experience. It’s a story you will not want to miss! 

SATURDAY AUG 10

Social Good Summit Australia

Kensington / NIDA Parade Theatre Sydney / 8.30AM-5.00PM

The Social Good Summit Australia (SGSA) is a platform that connects corporations, non-profits, government, universities, industry bodies, social enterprises and grassroots organisers to discuss solutions to the greatest challenges of our time.

Promoting STEM through Innovative Programs in Schools

The University of Sydney / STEM Teacher Enrichment Academy / 8.00AM-5.00PM

Using innovative integrated curriculum approaches, schools can STEM the Tide of student disengagement in the STEM subjects and encourage more students to consider STEM pathways beyond school.

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