Spark Festival 2018: Full Program

Spark is all over for 2018 but take a look below to get a sense of the length and breadth of the program. From Bega to Byron, from AgTech to Social Enterprise, from kids to seniors, from finding funding to finding investment opportunities: wherever innovation and entrepreneurship is happening, you will find Spark Festival.

Inclusivity Experiment

Inclusivity Experiment

19 October
7:30am — 10:00am
Canva
Free
Spark 101

Spark 101

19 October
10:00am — 4:00pm
University of Technology Sydney
Free
Robotics Workshop

Robotics Workshop

20 October
1:30pm — 3:30pm
TinkerTank
$53
3D Printing for Humanitarian Needs

3D Printing for Humanitarian Needs

20 October
2:00pm — 4:00pm
The Learning Space, Rhodes
Free
SLANSW 2018 Conference 'Making Connections, Engaging Learners'

SLANSW 2018 Conference 'Making Connections, Engaging Learners'

20 October
9:00pm — 3:30pm
State Library of New South Wales
$0-$250
Introduction to the Blockchain Ecosystem

Introduction to the Blockchain Ecosystem

22 October
6:00pm — 8:00pm
Tank Stream Labs
Free
MediaTech vs FinTech

MediaTech vs FinTech

22 October
5:30pm — 7:00pm
Sydney Startup Hub
Free
The Future of Energy

The Future of Energy

22 October
6:00pm — 8:00pm
The University of Sydney
Free
How to Run an Awesome Workshop

How to Run an Awesome Workshop

22 October
7:00pm — 9:00pm
Ron Williams Centre, Redfern
$8.47
Leading the Product

Leading the Product

23 October
8:30am — 5:00pm
Hyatt Regency Sydney
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Tech23 2018

Tech23 2018

23 October
9:00am — 5:00pm
The Auditorium Surry Hills
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RegTech in the Bag

RegTech in the Bag

23 October
12:15pm — 2:00pm
Sydney Startup Hub
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Cryptocurrency/Blockchain Funds - ICO Investing Workshop

Cryptocurrency/Blockchain Funds - ICO Investing Workshop

23 October
5:30pm — 9:00pm
Tank Stream Labs, Sydney Startup Hub
Free
Around the Blockchain - Startup Showcase

Around the Blockchain - Startup Showcase

23 October
12:30pm — 4:00pm
Sydney Startup Hub
Free
Feeding The Future - Aussie AgTech

Feeding The Future - Aussie AgTech

23 October
6:00pm — 8:30pm
Crowe Horwath
Free
Speaking and Pitching for Success

Speaking and Pitching for Success

23 October
10:00am — 11:30am
Strathfield
Free
Highlight
How Blockchain will Transform the Future

How Blockchain will Transform the Future

23 October
6:00pm — 7:30pm
UTS Business School
Free
Financing and Pitfalls of Start-ups

Financing and Pitfalls of Start-ups

23 October
6:00pm — 8:00pm
Orange Ex-Services Club, Orange
Free
How to Pitch Your Idea Workshop

How to Pitch Your Idea Workshop

23 October
4:00pm — 7:00pm
Byron Community Centre, Byron Bay
Free
Highlight
UTS Startup Awards

UTS Startup Awards

24 October
5:30pm — 9:00pm
UTS
Free
A.I that builds its own A.I

A.I that builds its own A.I

24 October
4:00pm — 8:00pm
The Glover Cottages
Free
Entrepreneurialism: Beyond Economics

Entrepreneurialism: Beyond Economics

24 October
6:00pm — 8:00pm
Wework George St
$32-$48
Corporates in the Hot Seat

Corporates in the Hot Seat

24 October
6:00pm — 8:00pm
Sydney Startup Hub
Free
Highlight
How To Define a Brand Experience
Corporate Impact Panel Discussion

Corporate Impact Panel Discussion

24 October
5:45pm — 7:30pm
Macquarie University Incubator
Free
ShireStart Network Launch

ShireStart Network Launch

24 October
5:00pm — 6:30pm
Highfield Caringbah
Free
Crypto Sydney - Intelligence Traded!

Crypto Sydney - Intelligence Traded!

24 October
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Freelancer HQ
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SPARK FESTIVAL: LGBTQ Founders Forum

SPARK FESTIVAL: LGBTQ Founders Forum

24 October
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Harpoon & Hotel Harry
Free
Founders Breaking Point

Founders Breaking Point

25 October
12:30pm — 1:30pm
Tank Stream Labs
Free
Urban IOT Hackathon

Urban IOT Hackathon

25 October — 27 October
2:00pm — 7:00pm
New Space, The University of Newcastle
$10-$20
Paint for Purpose

Paint for Purpose

25 October
6:00pm — 8:00pm
Macquarie University
$43
Young Entrepreneurs Learning in Action

Young Entrepreneurs Learning in Action

25 October
10:00am — 2:00pm
University of Technology Sydney
Free
Student Startup Festival - Final Pitch Night

Student Startup Festival - Final Pitch Night

25 October
5:00pm — 8:30pm
Juanita Nielsen Community Centre
Free
R&D Tax Incentive: How It Works

R&D Tax Incentive: How It Works

25 October
1:00pm — 1:45pm
City Tattersalls Club
Free
Grants & Granola with Jobs for NSW

Grants & Granola with Jobs for NSW

25 October
10:00am — 11:00am
Sydney Startup Hub
Free
Allens Accelerate Social Innovation Startup Bootcamp

Allens Accelerate Social Innovation Startup Bootcamp

25 October
1:00pm — 6:30pm
Allens Deutsche Bank Place
Free
Turning Trash Into Cash: Innovation in up-cycling

Turning Trash Into Cash: Innovation in up-cycling

26 October
10:00am — 3:00pm
Funhouse Studio
By donation
Nandin Spotlight: Showcasing The South

Nandin Spotlight: Showcasing The South

26 October
9:30am — 12:30pm
AINSE Theatre, Lucas Heights
Free
Spark Southwest: Startup Weekend

Spark Southwest: Startup Weekend

26 October — 28 October
9:00am — 4:00pm
Western Sydney University Liverpool City Campus
Free
Young Entrepreneur Pitches

Young Entrepreneur Pitches

26 October
5:15pm — 8:00pm
Fishburners, Sydney
Free
Sydney Climathon 2018

Sydney Climathon 2018

26 October — 27 October
5:30pm — 8:00pm
Energylab
$10
The Impact Games launch with Mark Brand & Creel Price

The Impact Games launch with Mark Brand & Creel Price

26 October
8:30am — 10:30am
Sydney School of Entrepreneurship
Free
Robotics Workshop

Robotics Workshop

27 October
1:30pm — 3:30pm
TinkerTank
$53
3D Printing for Humanitarian Needs

3D Printing for Humanitarian Needs

27 October
2:00pm — 4:00pm
The Learning Space, Rhodes
Free
Create innovative apps to help regional NSW flourish

Create innovative apps to help regional NSW flourish

27 October — 28 October
8:30am — 4:00pm
University of Technology Sydney
Free
Design Thinking & Coding for Kids

Design Thinking & Coding for Kids

27 October
10:30am — 1:00pm
Blacktown
$10
Design Thinking & Coding for Kids

Design Thinking & Coding for Kids

27 October
1:30pm — 4:00pm
Blacktown
$10
CannaTech Sydney

CannaTech Sydney

28 October — 30 October
10:00am — 4:00pm
Doltone House, Sydney
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Swift Startups

Swift Startups

29 October
9:30am — 11:30am
Zig Zag Hub
$25
The Spin on Spinouts

The Spin on Spinouts

29 October
2:00pm — 5:00pm
Sydney Startup Hub
Free
Pitching and Preparing

Pitching and Preparing

29 October
12:30pm — 1:30pm
Tank Stream Labs
Free
Highlight
Design Thinking Masterclass with Mark Brand

Design Thinking Masterclass with Mark Brand

29 October
8:30am — 11:00am
Sydney Startup Hub
$25
Consumer Driven Marketing Workshop for Startups

Consumer Driven Marketing Workshop for Startups

29 October
6:00pm — 8:00pm
Microsoft Reactor, Sydney Startup Hub
Free
F-Up Night

#%&* Up Night

29 October
6:00pm — 8:30pm
Workbee
Free
Pitching for Investment with Edith Yeung, Bathurst

Pitching for Investment with Edith Yeung, Bathurst

29 October
4:00pm — 6:00pm
Upstairs Startup Hub, Bathurst
$8
Data Buzz

Data Buzz

30 October
9:00am — 11:30am
The Australian Catholic University
Free
Designing Your Strategic Future

Designing Your Strategic Future

30 October
1:00pm — 5:00pm
Sydney Startup Hub
Free
Discovering User Experience

Discovering User Experience

30 October
1:00pm — 2:00pm
Tank Stream Labs
Free
Highlight
National Future Work Summit

National Future Work Summit

30 October
8:30am — 5:00pm
ICC, Darling Harbour
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Angel Investing 101

Angel Investing 101

30 October
12:30pm — 1:30pm
Cicada Innovations
Free
Web Directions AI

Web Directions AI

31 October
8:00am — 4:30pm
ICC Darling Harbour
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Web Directions Culture

Web Directions Culture

31 October
8:00am — 4:30pm
ICC Darling Harbour
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Join the Dots for Innovation

Join the Dots for Innovation

31 October
5:00pm — 7:00pm
I2N Hub Hunter Street
Free
How to Launch an ICO/STO

How to Launch an ICO/STO

31 October
5:30pm — 8:30pm
Tank Stream Labs, Sydney Startup Hub
Free
Managing IP Risk In Asia

Managing IP Risk In Asia

31 October
12:30pm — 2:00pm
Norton Rose Fulbright
Free
Valuing startups

Valuing startups

31 October
12:30pm — 1:30pm
WeWork
Free
Highlight
The Rise of the Social Entrepreneur - with Mark Brand and Creel Price
Local Innovation Network Pitchfest

Local Innovation Network Pitchfest

31 October
5:30pm — 8:00pm
Sydney Startup Hub
Free
Highlight
Balancing Parenthood & Entrepreneurship

Balancing Parenthood & Entrepreneurship

31 October
11:30am — 1:30pm
Sydney Startup Hub
$5
Highlight
Web Directions Summit

Web Directions Summit

1 November — 2 November
9:00am — 5:00pm
ICC - Darling Harbour
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Pitch with Purpose and Passion

Pitch with Purpose and Passion

1 November
7:30am — 9:30am
Sydney School of Entrepreneurship
$12.64
Go Social Pitch Night

Go Social Pitch Night

1 November
5:30pm — 8:30pm
Macquarie University Incubator
Free
Funding for Social Enterprises

Funding for Social Enterprises

1 November
5:30pm — 8:00pm
Marque Lawyers
$11.64
Corporates in the Hot Seat

Corporates in the Hot Seat

1 November
6:00pm — 8:00pm
Sydney Startup Hub
Free
Innovation Champions & Your Business

Innovation Champions & Your Business

1 November
12:00pm — 1:00pm
Hub Williamtown
Free
NSW ICT Entrepreneur of the Year Award

NSW ICT Entrepreneur of the Year Award

1 November
5:30pm — 8:00pm
Sydney Startup Hub
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Networking in Nature

Networking in Nature

1 November
7:00am — 8:45am
Royal Botanic Gardens
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The EngageTech Forum

The EngageTech Forum

1 November
9:30am — 4:30pm
The State Library
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Women In STEAM with The Studio

Women In STEAM with The Studio

1 November
12:30pm — 2:00pm
Sydney Startup hub
Free
Demystifying Term Sheets

Demystifying Term Sheets

1 November
12:30pm — 1:00pm
Bluechilli
Free
How to Build an EdTech Startup

How to Build an EdTech Startup

1 November
5:00pm — 7:00pm
ACU Collaborate Plus
Free
The Studio Women's Morning Coffee

The Studio Women's Morning Coffee

2 November
11:00am — 12:00pm
The Studio Lounge
Free
Sydney Angels Portfolio Company Showcase

Sydney Angels Portfolio Company Showcase

2 November
12:30pm — 1:30pm
Stone and Chalk
Free