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Vivid Ideas Exchange: Lights Collide

Sydney CBD / Museum of Contemporary Art / 2.00-4.45PM

Join us for an illuminating event where the brightest researchers, innovators, start-ups and industry will showcase technology and research from across the light spectrum.

Why Should the Perfect Robot Look and Think Just Like a Human

Camperdown / SSB Lecture Theatre / 6.00-7.30PM

The popular notion that the perfect robot will be just like a human closes our eyes to the genuine possibilities and risks of AI and robotics.

The Fall of the Fiat Currencies Monopoly and Why Censorship Resistance Matters

Sydney Startup Hub / Tank Stream Labs / 6.00-9.00PM

In this meetup, discuss why governments won’t have a monopoly on money in the future and why censorship resistance matters.

Pitching with Confidence

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

If you do have development skills, learning how to build low-code applications can massively speed up your workflow for building a functional minimum viable product.

SMARTSessions: Lean Canvas

Tamworth / UNE SMART Region Incubator / 12.00-2.00PM

Come and work with Gary Morgan, the SRI’s Expert in Residence on your Lean Canvas.

Facebook Ads Lesson

Pyrmont / Academy of Entrepreneurs / 6.00-8.00PM

You're invited to learn about the tips & tricks of Facebook Ads Marketing – to promote your brand/business and GROW your sales.


Expert in Residence Jan McGrath

Sydney Startup Hub / Level 1 / 9.30AM-12.30PM

Book in for a 45 minute session with Jan McGrath on every Wednesday from 29 May to 19 June from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm.

Vogue Codes in Conversation

Sydney CBD / Cafe Sydney / 8.00-10.00AM

This event will highlight speakers who are driving change and the growing importance of emotional intelligence to technology and business.

Technology Makes Us More Human

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.30-1.30PM

In this talk, Bachir will share his story of how he got sucked into the digital world and share with you the many lessons learned while building his many tech startup businesses and software products.

Bitcoin Basics

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

With the bitcoin price rising, so does most people's curiosity about it. In this 1 hour session, Aleks Svetski will go take you through the basics of this new form of money.

How to Pitch Workshop

Coffs Harbour / Innovation Hub Coffs Coast / 5.30-7.30PM

This workshop is designed to introduce you to the practical side of investor pitching. You will learn how to sell your idea, your company, and yourself in an effective and impressive way at pitch competitions or networking events.

Lean Startup Sydney Meetup

Sydney CBD / Pivotal Labs / 5.30-8.30PM

A monthly meetup to hear & discuss "How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses".


A New Australian Based Equity Crowdfunding Platform

Coffs Harbour / The Happy Frog / 6.00-8.00PM

All about crowdfunding with Matt Vitale.

Declutter Your Finances

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 12.30-1.30PM

This session is for those who need to tie up a few loose ends and want to be more intentional and mindful with their money.

How to Foster a Culture of Innovation in Your Team

Pyrmont / LegalVision / 5.30-7.30PM

Join LegalVision for a candid conversation about their people experience and culture journey. You’ll hear from Lachlan McKnight, CEO, Georgina Gordon, People Operations Manager, and Rich Rose, Head of Client & People Experience.

SMARTSessions: Lean Canvas

Armidale / UNE SMART Region Incubator / 12.00-2.00PM

Come and work with Gary Morgan, the SRI’s Expert in Residence on your Lean Canvas.

Starthouse Pitch Night

Gosford / Gosford Smart Work Hub / 6.00-9.00PM

Grab your ticket now to hear from some of the region's most exciting founders as they share their ideas and take the next step.

From Corporate to Entrepreneur with Dr. Ginny

Pyrmont / Academy of Entrepreneurs / 6.00-7.30PM

Rewire your brain and expand your thinking to become an entrepreneur & changemaker.


Property Tech Pitch Night

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 5.00-8.00PM

Every Friday night from 5pm, Fishburners opens its doors to host Shark Tank style pitches. This particular evening will feature a selection of property tech startups.

The Rise of Automation

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 7.30-9.30AM

Join General Assembly and Data Science Breakfast Meetup as they present a panel of experts at the forefront of AI incorporation.

Recruiting for Your Startup (On a Shoestring)

Darlington / INCUBATE Hub / 4.00-6.00PM

Whether you’ve recruited for your team recently or are completely new to recruitment this session aims to give you as many tips and tricks from experts on how to recruit.

[BPx] Art Blockathon

Woolloomooloo / Artspace Gallery / Multi-Day Event

The Blocumenta Blockathon will bring together some of Australia’s leading artists, theorists, software developers, designers and entrepreneurs for 48hrs of intensive creation.


Vogue Codes Live

Eveleigh / Carriageworks / 8.15AM-2.00PM

Connect with Vogue Australia who, together with the most influential names in technology, fashion and business, have created a series of talks designed to motivate women to navigate the world wide web in new and innovative ways.

Design Thinking Masterclass

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 9.00AM-4.00PM

Whether you are a startup or a 100-year-old business, Design Thinking can help you design from the ground up or iterate on existing assets.

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