OCT 13-28 2021

Weekly Sparks #207

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MONDAY JUL 19

The Unspoken Conference hosted by One Roof

ONLINE | YBF Ventures | All Day

This virtual conference exists to bring to the stage conversations that affect ambitious women in business that we desperately need to talk more about. We are covering the important, hard and impactful conversations that need to be front and centre.

TUESDAY JUL 20

Gaurav Kawar, Founder & CEO of Book an Artist

ONLINE | The Studio | All Day

Talk with founder and CEO Gaurav Kawar, and Indian-Australian chartered accountant, about art meeting business, running a global company with offices in London, Melbourne, Brighton, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and Auckland and how he took the leap from his commercial roles which he quit in 2018 to start BAA.

WEDNESDAY JUL 21

How to Scale Yourself While Scaling Your Company

ONLINE | Nasdaq | 4.00-5.00AM AEST

No startup succeeds without help from others. Learn to leverage your network, become resource-efficient & drive breakthrough opportunities.

Living Your Passion as Your Profession

ONLINE | Accelerator for Enterprising Women | 10.00AM-2.00PM AEST

Join in for an online panel discussion on how 'Living your passion as your profession' with awesome female business experts. 

Attracting Talent from Overseas

ONLINE | Microsoft Reactor | 12.00-12.45PM AEST

The session will provide an overview of Australia’s current border restrictions; the travel exemptions are available to tech professionals; and the growth of the global talent visa incentive.

Get Your Startup Investment Ready - With Kapvista

ONLINE | The Studio | 12.00-12.45PM AEST

From market position to product roadmap. Team alignment to traction. Does your financial plan and valuation stack up? Ask questions in the LIVE Q&A. Join Daniel Hallawi from Kapvista Ventures.

Redefining Success: Roadmap to Impact Through B Corp

ONLINE | LUNA | 12.00-1.00PM AEST

Join Luna as they dig deeper into redefining the meaning of a successful business with Kirsty Dare, co-founder of Really Good. 

Sales Master: A Take on Negotiation

ONLINE | Academy of Entrepreneurs | 5.00-6.00PM AEST

Whether you’re selling, agreeing on features, or working in a team, the same trust-building and negotiation techniques apply.

Antler Fireside Chat with Ash Fontana

ONLINE | Antler | 5.30-7.00PM AEST

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming every industry, but if you want to win with AI, you have to put it first on your priority list. This is the crux of Ash Fontana’s new book The AI-First Company. 

THURSDAY JUL 22

Creating World-Standard Innovation Systems

ONLINE | Impact Innovation | 1.00-2.30PM AEST

Impact Innovation’s interactive, online workshop will show you how to generate a better return on your innovation investment.

Lift Off

ONLINE | YBF Ventures | All Day

Produced by Australia's top tech and innovation hub, YBF, the Lift Off Awards have historically celebrated gender and cultural diversity in fintech. In 2021, the awards will be a broad celebration of diversity across the entire tech ecosystem.

FRIDAY JUL 23

Managing Difficult Conversations

ONLINE | Impact HR | 12.00-1.00PM AEST

Difficult conversations are a part of life. At work it might be a situation with performance management, redundancy, or interpersonal conflict. In this free, interactive webinar you will learn some tools and strategies to successfully manage difficult conversations and achieve a positive outcome.

Humanitarian Innovation Hackathon 2021

ONLINE | Sydney University | Multi-Day Event

The Humanitarian Innovation Hackathon is a weekend-long virtual & on-site event designed for university students to work collaboratively in cross-discipline teams to create technology-driven solutions for the most pressing humanitarian challenges. Participants are asked to identify practical solutions for real and current problems from a current international humanitarian response context.

The Power of Trust with Sandra Sucher and Shalene Gupta

ONLINE | Nasdaq | 7.00-8.00AM AEST

Nasdaq welcomes Sandra Sucher in a fireside conversation with Shalene Gupta for a discussion on their book “The Power of Trust: How Companies Build, Lose it, and Regain It." Trust, at every level of business and society, has never mattered so much and at the same time.

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