October 12-23: We Are Agents of Change

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MONDAY OCT 26

Build Your Personal Brand and Gain New Customers

ONLINE | City of Sydney | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

This session is for anyone who wants to attract new customers to their business, services or online store as well as for creative businesses and artists.

Charles Sturt Ready to Launch Pitch Night

ONLINE | AgriTech Incubator | 6.30-8.30PM AEDT

Students of the 10-week Ready To Launch incubator program pitch their ideas during this online event to a live audience with just minutes to hook you in!

L&D Innovation & Tech Fest - Digital

ONLINE | Deutsche Messe | Multi-Day Event

An immersive festival of inspirational content virtually delivered by the rockstars of the industry.

HR Innovation & Tech Fest - Digital

ONLINE | Deutsche Messe | Multi-Day Event

An immersive festival of inspirational content virtually delivered by the rockstars of the industry.

TUESDAY OCT 27

Pitch to ASX Listed Executives at Sky's the Limit

ONLINE | AustCyber | 2.00-4.00PM AEDT

Sky’s the Limit presents an opportunity for small to medium Australian cyber security companies to pitch directly to ASX listed executives. These include executives from key Australian sectors including financial services, health, mining, consumer services and property development.

Emotional Agility in the Workplace

ONLINE | General Assembly | 3.30-4.30PM AEDT

With adaptability being in the top 5 highly sought after soft skills by companies today, now is the best time to work on these skills to shift from one emotional state to another as desired, and effectively manage our emotions.

Quantum Powered Industries

ONLINE | Tech23 | 4.00PM AEDT

Australian Industry with quantum superpowers.

Break into Data Science

ONLINE | General Assembly | 5.30-6.30PM AEDT

This panel of local data experts break down the growing field of data by demystifying the difference between data science and data analytics, explaining the importance of data in business and product decisions, and highlighting ways data can advance your career.

AI Pitch Night

ONLINE | Startup Victoria | 6.00-7.30PM AEDT

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a broad sector of technology that is defined by the fathers of the field Minsky and McCarthy as 'any task performed by a program or a machine that, if a human carried out the same activity, we would say the human had to apply intelligence to accomplish the task'.

How to Turn an Idea into a Business

ONLINE | Academy of Entrepreneurs | 6.00-7.30PM AEDT

Academy of Entrepreneurs together with DTI Philippines Trade and Investment Centre Sydney would like to invite you to their webinar and share their top recommendations on how to turn any idea into a business in Australia.

Powerful and Effective Copywriting for the Web

ONLINE | General Assembly | 7.30-10.00PM AEDT

Whether you’re a marketer, blogger or startup founder, this workshop will help you write better, clearer and more compelling content that gets results.

Business Acceleration Program

Darwin | Darwin Innovation Hub | Multi-Day Event

The Business Acceleration Program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub, delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.

WEDNESDAY OCT 28

Innovation and Tech Trends with Enrico Tam

ONLINE | Macquarie University | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

Join Enrico Tam, Cofounder and Co-CEO at PosiWise and CloudOlive, for a discussion about innovation and tech trends.

How to Bounce Back from Retrenchment

ONLINE | General Assembly | 2.00-3.30PM AEDT

This Webinar will be broken into two segments. One segment will focus on the mindful habits you can practice daily to boost your mental health. For the other segment of the session, we'll discuss tactics on how to strategically navigate new opportunities to help you build your career resilience.

Gate Virtual 2020

ONLINE | NSW Department of Primary Industries | 4.00-6.00PM AEDT

Join the virtual roundup of our 2020 GATE cohort of Australian ag innovators and speakers about Australian research innovation.

UNSW Founders 10x Accelerator 2020 Demo Night

ONLINE | UNSW | 4.00-6.00PM AEDT

Demo Night is a special milestone in an entrepreneur's journey; an opportunity to showcase their startup, expand networks, facilitate connections with potential partners and unlock additional resources.

Join the Dots Virtually - Building a Team

ONLINE | University of Newcastle | 5.00-7.00PM AEDT

Hear from founders throughout the region as they dive into how to build a high powered team.

Level Up CX Summit

ONLINE | inQuba | Multi-Day Event

Level Up CX Summit is a 4-part series of interactive virtual events delivered by top international speakers. Our speakers will address the reality of The 90% Economy, the new customer mindset, and share how CX professionals can level up their CX game and relevance to regain the lost 10%, and beyond.

THURSDAY OCT 29

Naomi Simson, The Shark from Shark Tank Australia

ONLINE | Startup Grind | 11.30AM AEDT

Whether you want to make oodles of money, help create a better world, or simply become your own boss, Ready to Soar and Naomi can help. You will learn how to avoid the pitfalls that many start-up businesses make, formulate your ideas, make plans and develop your individual roadmap for success.

The COVID-19 Technology Sentiment Report Preview

ONLINE | Michael Page | 12.00PM AEDT

In this webinar, hear from George Kauye, who will be providing a preview to the findings of the inaugural Michael Page COVID-19 Technology Sentiment Report. This report is compiled from a sentiment survey conducted with over 200 business leaders with senior technology and digital roles.

What it Takes to Take on Google

ONLINE | The Studio | 12.00-12.40PM AEDT

Is Oovvuu journalism’s white knight? When the industry started to die Oovvuu founder Ricky Sutton, invented a lifeline - a tech platform with a market of 1 billion news consumers.

Employers Playbook for New Work

ONLINE | Venture Cafe Sydney | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

Level Up CX Summit is a 4-part series of interactive virtual events delivered by top international speakers. Our speakers will address the reality of The 90% Economy, the new customer mindset, and share how CX professionals can level up their CX game and relevance to regain the lost 10%, and beyond.

Fingerprint for Success; How Does Your Team Benchmark Against Successful Startups & Scaleups

ONLINE | Fishburners | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

Through benchmarking, the critical motivators that are required for start-up and scale success are now known and they are much richer and diverse than outdated psychometric testing developed for corporates. Every startup has a different culture and must understand how they model excellence in their teams.

La Trobe's Fishburners Founders Hub Launch

ONLINE | La Trobe | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

Join La Trobe Vice Chancellor, Professor John Dewar, at the launch of the La Trobe community on Fishburners Founders Hub.

AI & Ethics in Financial Services

ONLINE | Venture Cafe Sydney | 1.00-2.00PM AEDT

As consumers, we use artificial intelligence all the time for instance the spam detection in our gmail inbox or personalized recommendations on Netflix. This is why we can’t stop thinking about how companies use our personal data.

Transformational Robotic Processing Automation

ONLINE | Venture Cafe Sydney | 4.00-5.00PM AEDT

Join Leo Panaych, Business Solutions Consultant at Konica Minolta Australia to learn how Robotic Processing Automation (RPA) can transform how your workforce interacts with technology to accelerate business processes and drive workflow efficiencies.

Responsible Consumption and Production

ONLINE | Venture Cafe Sydney | 5.00-6.30PM AEDT

Explore what clever businesses are already doing to increase resource-use efficiency, retrofit their premises and adopt environmentally sound technologies and industrial processes, to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.

Transformational Technology Meetup

ONLINE | The Space | 5.30-8.30PM AEST

Explore what clever businesses are already doing to increase resource-use efficiency, retrofit their premises and adopt environmentally sound technologies and industrial processes, to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.

Stroytelling: The Power to Influence in Data Science

ONLINE | General Assembly | 9.00-11.30PM AEST

So you have just finished a data analysis project, you have uncovered millions dollars worth of savings for your company and you have a whole heap of insights, recommendations and next steps; The final stage now awaits you - presenting your findings, insights and recommendations to your stakeholders, the people who will decide whether or not your recommendations will be implemented, so how are you going to give them an offer they can't refuse?

FRIDAY OCT 30

The Ultimate Guide to Mergers & Acquisition for Startups

ONLINE | Nasdaq | 4.00-9.00AM AEDT

Join Nasdaq for a virtual M&A Bootcamp with experts and founders from Bank of the West - BNP Paribas, KPMG, Wilson Sonsini, and Woodruff Sawyer.

MedTech and Diagnostics

ONLINE | Tech23 | 9.00AM AEDT

Building future resilience.

Government Grants & Incentives

ONLINE | Startup Victoria | 1.00-2.00PM AEDT

Join Startup Victoria for a presentation on government grants & incentives with Dr Rita Choueiri and Jonathon Larosa from William Buck.

Investor-Ready Elevator Pitch Night

ONLINE | Fishburners | 5.00-7.00PM AEDT

Friday night from 5pm, Fishburners opens its doors to host Shark Tank-style, Friday Night Pitches.

Genesis Cohort 26 Final

ONLINE | Genesis | 6.00-7.00PM AEDT

The Genesis program culminates in the Final, where teams present their progress for the chance to receive $25,000 equity-free funding and a range of bespoke coaching and support opportunities.

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