OCT 13-27 2021

Weekly Sparks 112

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Blockchain Beyond the Hype

Sydney CBD / Hall & Willcox / 6.30-9.00PM

Women in Blockchain are pleased to host the opening night of the APAC Blockchain Conference.


Blockchain Explained

Surry Hills / Surry Hills Library / 6.00-7.00PM

Join local experts Adriana Belotti and James Zaki to find out what blockchain actually is and learn about its potential and risks.

Create an Ice Cream Delivery App

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 12.30-1.30PM

This workshop will help you understand the power of location data and gain useful skills such adding maps to your websites and apps, or enhancing your hackathon projects with location technology.

Wine & Code

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

During this fun, interactive experience you will use HTML and CSS to build a beautiful website to share with clients, add to your portfolio, or use as a tool in your job search.

China Jumpstart

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 6.00-8.00PM

Join the China Jumpstart Pitch Night, a friendly competition where you can pitch your idea to an audience of your peers and a judging panel of China market experts.

Finding Statistics to Inform Your Business Venture

North Sydney / ACU North Sydney Campus / 12.30-1.30PM

In this one-hour session, learn how to find and download data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics to help determine whether you’re targeting the right people and places.

Future Asia Business Summit

Sydney CBD / Town Hall / 9.00AM-1.00PM

Sydney Town Hall will again host this important annual summit where former SBS broadcaster Lee Lin Chin will act as MC and moderate panel discussions.

Startup Accounting & Tax 101

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

This workshop will be running you through the accounting essentials you should have at hand when running a startup including managing equity & cash, reading through your financial reports and requirements with the ATO & ASIC.

Leadership Creativity

Lucas Heights / ANSTO / 10.30-11.30AM

Leadership Creativity provides a range of coaching and mentoring services focused on helping to improve business performance and achieve sustainable growth.


OrbitOz: Women in Space

Sydney CBD / Freelancer / 6.30-8.30PM

Join an all-star all-women panel of scientists, executives, engineers, and educators who are working or have worked in space and other STEM industries to discuss this challenge.

Supercharge Your Marketing with Retargeting

Pyrmont / LegalVision / 5.30-7.00PM

Hear from Anthony Lieu, LegalVision’s Head of Marketing, and Mark Meyerson, Co-Founder of One Egg Digital, about the importance of retargeting as an essential tactic in the digital marketing arsenal.

Stakes Are High: Unconventional Investments

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

Marijuana to BitCoin, bricks to early-stage startups, are these just fads or is there something to them that's worth investing in? Join Stake & our line up of industry experts for a look into some of the most unconventional investments you can dive into.

Corporate Wellness & Workplace Ergonomics

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.30-1.30PM

The aim of the presentation is to educate and share some simple but effective tips to achieve ideal ergonomics for each individual at their workspace.

Visionary Leadership

Sydney CBD / KPMG Australia / 7.30-9.30AM

With a shared sense of purpose and desire for change, leaders across Australia’s industry and academic STEM sectors join forces to foster a culture of innovation and collaboration through mentoring.

Keynote - Jessica Wilson

Coffs Harbour / C.ex Coffs / 5.00-7.30PM

Come along to hear Jess's inspirational story as well as ask her questions at the Q&A session! You will also have the opportunity to personally meet her at the following small reception. This event is part of Startup Coffs Coast 2019.


The Neuroscience of Influence: Shaping Your Career

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 6.00-8.00PM

Despite the changing nature of work, success in our careers can be boiled down to how we influence and communicate. Mastering these elements determines whether we create the career we want or end up with the one that just happened.

Growing Pains

Chatswood / The Zenith Theatre / 6.00-8.00PM

Join successful entrepreneurs in the digital and creative industries to learn first-hand about what pitfalls to avoid (and how), and the wisdom they would’ve loved to pass onto themselves when they were starting out.

Lifelong Learning in the Digital Age

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-7.30PM

The digital age is here. Tech-driven automation is dramatically shifting the role of workers in nearly every sector worldwide, from trucking and retail to finance and accounting. To survive, we need an entirely new vision, and level of investment in education.

Accounting and Tax 101 for Startups

Sydney Startup Hub / Stone & Chalk / 12.30-1.30PM

This workshop will explain in Standard Ledger’s typical easy-to-understand enough of what you need to know as business owner and so you don’t look dumb in front of investors.

How to Launch Your Hardware Tech Product Quickly and Cost-Effectively

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

This presentation covers traditional and lean product development processes for electronic and mechanical products, including details about each development stage, and how to maximise outcomes as well as reduce risks and costs.

Entrepreneurship Workshop with Jess Wilson

Coffs Harbour / C.ex Coffs / 10.00AM-12.00PM

Jessica has been pinned by Forbes as one of 1,000 entrepreneurs under 30 to change the world in 50 years and named in Smart Company’s 30 Under 30 three times. This event is part of Startup Coffs Coast 2019.


Harness the Power of Empathy for Your Innovation Project

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 12.30-1.30PM

To understand a story from another person’s point of view requires us to have empathy. Empathy provides a framework to synthesise research and discovery findings more effectively and efficiently. Put simply, in order to help people, we must understand first what the problem is. And this is where empathy comes into play.

AI, Ethics and Innovation

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

This workshop is designed to connect cybersecurity research expertise together with industry to develop commercial cybersecurity capability, and facilitate meaningful interactions between university researchers and the entrepreneurial community in NSW.

Intellectual Property

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 12.30-1.30PM

The next installment of Lunch & Learn is all about how to protect your software inventions with intellectual property.


Python: from the basics to data analytics

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 9.30AM-5.00PM

Never coded before? Not to worry! If you’ve been interested in elevating your career with this in-demand skillset, this two-day workshop is for you.

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