Weekly Sparks 119

Weekly Sparks 119

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MONDAY SEP 9

So You Want to be a Software Engineer

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-7.30PM

Hear from professional developers in the field about how their careers lead them what they're working on now, how they got there, and how their past experiences apply to the work they do currently.

TUESDAY SEP 10

The Retail Experience

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 6.00-8.00PM

Hear from panelists from backgrounds in product design, visual merchandising and marketing, who will share their learnings of how to exceed customer expectations in this highly competitive retail environment.

The Pivot Point of Understanding and Listening to Your Customers

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

Through technology, co-founders, Adam Hyman and Dan Harsanyi created a One-Click Sponsorship model, saving teams/clubs up to 40% in costs simply by giving them the option to place up to three business sponsor logos on the design of their gear.

Ag-Tech Innovation GATEway

Sydney CBD / Sofitel Sydney Wentworth / 12.30-2.40PM

The Ag-Tech Innovation GATEway is an opportunity to showcase new products and services based on advanced technologies that have been developed for primary industries.

Start-up Finance

North Sydney / ACU / 4.00-6.00PM

Knowing your real costs from development to delivery is essential when building your business model. During this workshop you will examine how to prove your company will have a going concern once it starts.

Micro-Finance and Financial Inclusion in Australia and Indonesia

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 6.30-8.30PM

Join Haymarket HQ for a night of discussion on the role of micro-finance in promoting financial inclusion in Australia and Indonesia.

WEDNESDAY SEP 11

iAccelerate Centre Tour & Information Session

North Wollongong / iAccelerate Centre / 11.00AM-12.00PM

If you are considering to apply to become a resident, up-and-coming entrepreneur, potential investor or partner, or a just plain curious member of the community, iAccelerate would love to have you.

Creating a Crystal Clear Business Vision that Widens the Impact of Your Work

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.30-1.30PM

This workshop will discuss impact entrepreneurship and how to think beyond profits in your company by leaving a company and personal legacy.

Test Your Business Idea Workshop

North Wollongong / iAccelerate / 5.00-7.00PM

During this session you’ll learn some tips and tricks to test and launch a business idea in a capital efficient way.

How to Crack the Online Retail Sales Formula

Waterloo / The Freedom Hub / 10.00AM-1.00PM

Building online stores takes a number of consistent strategies in order to get enough traffic to your website to convert visitors into customers.

THURSDAY SEP 12

Women in Tech Networking & Mentoring

Sydney CBD / New Horizons Learning Centres / 5.30-9.00PM

This event provides a relaxed forum for those looking to advance their career in the technology sector.

How to Get Paid While Doing Good

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

Join General Assembly and their panel of experts from startups and non-profits as they dissect the sustainability industry and highlight career pathways that will launch you into a variety of roles that combine purpose with passion and of course, getting paid.

5G: Future of Connectivity

Sydney CBD / Deloitte Australia / 5.30-7.45PM

The level of connectivity enabled by 5G creates tremendous opportunity for a variety of industries, but also sets the stage for large-scale disruption. Join Deloitte for a panel discussion style meetup to discuss the future of connectivity with invited guest speakers.

FRIDAY SEP 13

Beauty & Fashion 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 selection of up and coming beauty and fashion startups.

HHQ Founder Experience: Dale Schilling

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 12.30-1.30PM

Hear from entrepreneur, Dale Schilling, founder and CEO of Hillridge Technology, a technology start-up company offering crop and livestock insurance that is tailored to each farm. It uses big data to enable automated quotes and settlement for weather-index and yield-index protection products.

SATURDAY SEP 14

Designing for Blockchain

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 10.00AM-4.00PM

As applications of the decentralised ledger technology increase, this provides a wealth of opportunity to anyone looking for a career in this space. So what opportunities exist for human-centred designers, product managers and anyone looking to expand their skillset and expertise?

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