Oct 12-26

Weekly Sparks #250

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Tech Central Summit 2022

Sydney | Aerial UTS Function Centre | 9.00AM-12.30PM AEST

Building the world's most diverse ecosystem.

D.Start Ignite | Virtual Showcase

ONLINE | Department of Defence | 11.00AM-12.30PM AEST

D.Start Ignite is an entrepreneurship program that empowers Australian researchers to connect with Defence and identify a real-world application for their science or technology.

A Tax & Legal Guide for your Company

ONLINE | Fullstack | 12.30PM AEST

How can ESOP schemes bring value to your team? Learn the benefits, and tax & legal aspects.


Sustainability in Government Conference

Sydney | Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel | 8.00AM-5.00PM AEST

This is the only event that is specifically designed for local and state governments, and what they are doing and can be doing to become sustainable.

Quantum National Plans: Australia & Israel

ONLINE | Sydney Startup Hub | 4.00-5.00PM AEST

Fireside Chat with Dr. Tal David and Professor Michael J. Biercuk on the future of quantum technology.

Crowdfunding for social enterprises and impact projects

ONLINE | ACU | 4.00-6.00PM AEST

Formulas for success and how to avoid mistakes.

Visible Thinking Strategies Workshop + Tour

Sydney | Powerhouse Museum |10.30AM-2.30PM AEST

Discover how to successfully use ‘Visible Thinking Strategies’ for your programs or engagements.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workshop

ONLINE | City of Sydney | 9.30AM-2.30PM AEST

This training workshop series is for staff, volunteers and committee/board members of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations

Blockchain, NFTs & DAOs - What founders need to know

ONLINE | William Buck | 10.30AM AEST

Dig a bit deeper into the world of blockchain.

Preparing your Startup for Financial Success

Sydney Startup Hub | Fishburners | 12.00-1.00PM AEST

Alex Zinzopoulos will discuss the financial opportunities, tips and traps he commonly sees for startups.

EOFY for eCommerce

ONLINE | Fullstack | 12.30PM AEST

Get your eCommerce business ready this EOFY.

Understand ESS (no BS)

ONLINE | Standard Ledger | 12.30-1.30PM AEST

An Employee Share Scheme Event for Startups.

Sydney in Space

Sydney | UTS, The Great Hall | 3.00-5.00PM AEST

Hear why space research is so critical to modern-day life and learn how it’s being used to understand and combat cellular diseases.

Powerhouse Late x Vivid Ideas: Queer Sydney

Sydney | Powerhouse Museum | 5.00-9.00PM AEST

Explore the lineage from the original Mardi Gras 78ers to now.

Flood, Fire, Plague: Can greener cities protect us from disaster?

Sydney | UTS, The Great Hall | 6.30-8.00PM AEST

The topical discussion is for anyone interested in Sydney's future planning, or more generally in issues of urban resilience, sustainability and social justice.

Female Founder Supper Club x Beauty Founders

Melbourne | Pepe's Italian & Liquor | 6.30-9.30PM AEST

The theme of this Supper Club is “chasing perfection”, and how we inevitably get caught in the deception of edited images on social media that create a toxic comparison culture.

Climate Change Investment & Finance Summit

Sydney | Hilton Sydney | Multi-Day Event

This is the main event to accelerate the climate investment agenda.


The Art of Constructive Conversations

Sydney | Powerhouse Museum | 9.30-10.30AM AEST

Rebecca Huntley thinks we need thousands of everyday conversations about climate change with our friends, family and neighbors to make progress.

UTS Startups Confessions

Sydney | UTS Startups Central | 3.30-4.30PM AEST

Presenting stories from UTS Startups Founders exploring what really helped them, how they got there and how you can too.

SaaS Pitch Night with Microsoft for Startups

Sydney Startup Hub | Fishburners | 5.00-7.00PM AEST

Highlighting the latest SaaS startups (software as a service).


ONLINE | Canberra Innovation Network | Multi-Day Event

This is a competition for diverse teams of innovators excited by space, space technologies, innovation and entrepreneurship.


Vogue Codes Summit 2022

Sydney | Carriageworks | 8.15AM-4.30PM AEST

Hear from international and local speakers who are driving change in the technology, fashion and beauty industries

WSU Engineering: Workshop

Sydney | Museums Discovery Centre | 10.30-11.30AM AEST

The Museums Discovery Centre is partnering with Western Sydney University to deliver an engineering workshop for participants aged 8–12.

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