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Build and Publish Your First Voice Skill with Amazon Alexa

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

This workshop will guide you through building an Alexa skill: how to implement voice modal, build your backend code, and test and submit your skill for certification to the Alexa store. You’ll walk out with a working Alexa skill.


Coding for Beginners

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-7.00PM

This session, designed for the beginner programmer, will assume no previous coding knowledge.

Demystifying the Relationship Building Secrets in Business

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 6.15-8.00PM

What are the deal breakers for success? Join this event to learn the nuances of social etiquette to help build positive relationships.

Building Stronger Communities

Mosman / Mosman Rowers Club / 6.30PM

9News Presenter, Belinda Russell, and Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar are celebrating Australian communities. More than 55% of Sydney neighbourhoods use Nextdoor to communicate, and Sarah and Belinda will be answering residents’ questions and hearing the challenges they face when working together to build stronger and safer communities.


Linktree Connects Your World

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.30-1.30PM

Entirely bootstrapped, profitable and global since day one, you’ll be hard-pressed to find another Aussie startup with a more compelling backstory and year-on-year growth statistics to match Linktree.

Holistic Approach to Cloud Adoption

Sydney CBD / ThoughtWorks / 5.30-8.00PM

In this talk, discuss some of the organisational, operational and technical changes that need to be made in order to broaden the software delivery process to encompass defining, creating and operating virtual hosting environments in the cloud.


The Digital Economy and Global Disruption

Newcastle / I2N Hub / 8.00-10.00AM

Kris Singh is the founder and CEO at SRII located in Silicon Valley, California. SRII's mission is to 'drive digital economy innovation for a better world' and includes members who are key leaders from industry, academia, research, startups and government organisations from around the world.

Big Talk: Skipping the Small Talk to Connect

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 12.00-1.00PM

Kalina Silverman, a journalist and Fulbright research scholar from the USA, created Big Talk with the intention to enhance interpersonal communication and build empathy across boundaries of difference.

Pitch to Investors Night

Sydney Startup Hub / Level 1, Auditorium / 5.45-8.45PM

This quarterly event is an opportunity for 6-7 market-ready startups and scaleups from The Studio and its community to pitch for investment.

Venture Cafe Thursday Gatherings

Macquarie Park / Venture Cafe Sydney / 3.00-8.00PM

Each week people from Sydney’s amazing innovation and startup community gather to enjoy, connect, engage and learn from each other. This week will be focussed on MedTech.


Scaling Impact

Sydney CBD / EY / 9.30AM-1.30PM

You won’t want to miss this exclusive opportunity to learn from experts in the field on how to secure impact investment and drive the next phase of growth for your business.

Transport 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 feature a range of startups in the transport space.

Tour of The Studio

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.00-1.00PM

What is The Studio? What amazing benefits do you get by being part of the community? What kind of startups are in this space?

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