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Thursday, March 9
 

09:30

News Corp Australia
Limited Capacity full

The Business of Technology at News Corp

Overview: 14 million+ Australian's are informed & entertained by News Corp products & content every month across news.com.au, FoxSports, taste.com.au, The Australian and onto The Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun & 140+ regional & local brands.

Powering the biggest media company in Australia is a culture of agility, purpose & innovation, with an obsessive focus on the customer first & the business of technology.

Join the team to go behind the content & brands you use everyday to understand the purpose of this team, the principles which drive them & also how to operate a culture of innovation & agility at scale.

Please Note:
It is a condition of entry to all News Corp Australia facilities that you consent to screening or inspection by security staff of person and belongings.
Failure to consent or submit to screening or inspection will result in denial or revocation of the authorisation to enter.
All ticket holders must upon entry produce valid Government issued identification with the same name as the issued ticket. A valid Government issued photo identification (ID) includes a driver's license, a state issued photo ID (18+ Card), or a passport.

Presenters
avatar for Nigel Macquet

Nigel Macquet

Head of UXD, News Corp Australia
avatar for Adam Thomas

Adam Thomas

Head of Architecture, News Corp Australia

Host Companies
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News Corp Australia

News Corp Australia


Thursday March 9, 2017 09:30 - 10:30
News Poll House 407 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills

11:00

Data61 | CSIRO
Limited Capacity filling up

What we are learning about designing for data?

Data61 is leading open data initiatives with impact at social and policy levels, developing world leading secure systems for data and data privacy. Our releases include National Map, SEL4, and honeybee monitoring. We work with industry and government for social and technological solutions that address expanding urban needs, health, oceans and warming, agricultural challenges, manufacturing and transport logistics.

Presenters
avatar for Hilary Cinis

Hilary Cinis

Data61 User Experience Designer, Data61 | CSIRO
avatar for Cam Grant

Cam Grant

User Experience Designer, Data61 | CSIRO

Host Companies
avatar for Data61 | CSIRO

Data61 | CSIRO

Data61 | CSIRO
Data61 is on a mission to create Australia’s data driven future. We focus on every aspect of data R&D - capture or accessing, processing, analytics, insights, data visualisation and productisation.


11:00

Lendlease
Limited Capacity full

Virtual Reality: How computer gaming technology is changing the way we design new buildings?
Imagine a time in the future where you will be able to walk through a new building and experience the new spaces first-hand before any construction begins? The future has arrived! …you have an opportunity to visit the hi-tech VR Immersion Room at the new Global Headquarters of Lendlease. Virtual Reality is already being used by architects and engineers to let others see what they have always visualised in their own minds when designing new buildings. Learn how technological advances in gaming platforms are changing the process of design development and providing insights that could never be possible using traditional methods. Attendees will be able to immerse themselves in a virtual reality experience and will be guided by architects and gaming designers as they teleport through a new world of design evolution.

Host Companies
avatar for Lendlease

Lendlease

Lendlease


11:00

hipages
Limited Capacity filling up

hi, welcome to hipages.

At this session, you will hear from hipages' CEO, David Vitek, as well as hipages' COO, Roby Sharon-Zipser who will talk about the history of the business; how it went from two guys in a garage with an idea to the number one site to hire tradies. You will also get insights into the future of hipages; what's next for hipages? You will be able to ask questions and get a deeper understanding of the ins and outs of the business.

Presenters
avatar for Roby Sharon-Zipser

Roby Sharon-Zipser

COO & Co-Founder, hipages Group
avatar for David Vitek

David Vitek

CEO & Co-Founder, hipages Group

Host Companies
avatar for hipages

hipages

hipages
hipages has worked hard over the last 12 years to reinvent the way people find and connect with service providers. By combining technology with service, we've created trusted online marketplaces for our 1 million + members to connect with the experts, professionals and services they're... Read More →


Thursday March 9, 2017 11:00 - 12:00
hipages Level 2, 338 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

15:00

WeWork
Limited Capacity seats available

Building a Global Community 

WeWork is the fastest growing global community with locations all over the world. Today community has over 100.000 Creators that call WeWork home. Community is our catalyst and this session will tell you how it all started in back in 2010. 
 

Presenters
avatar for Balder Tol

Balder Tol

Director of Community, WeWork

Host Companies
avatar for WeWork

WeWork

WeWork
WeWork started in 2010, and wanted to build more than beautiful, shared office spaces. We wanted to build a community. A place you join as an individual, 'me', but where you become part of a greater 'we'. A place where we’re redefining success measured by personal fulfillment, not... Read More →


Thursday March 9, 2017 15:00 - 16:00
WeWork 100 Harris Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW 2009

15:00

Uber
Limited Capacity full

Celebrating Cities

 


Presenters
avatar for Mike Abbott

Mike Abbott

ANZ Head of Operations, Uber
avatar for AJ Tills

AJ Tills

Senior Marketing Manager | Partnerships Lead, Uber

Host Companies
avatar for Uber

Uber

Uber
Uber is a smartphone app that connects you to a safe, reliable and affordable ride at the touch of a button. Now operating in more than 450 cities, Uber is helping strengthen local economies, improving access to transport, and making streets safer. In Australia, Uber has over two... Read More →


Thursday March 9, 2017 15:00 - 16:00
Uber Level 30, 580 George Street, Sydney

16:30

SocietyOne
Limited Capacity seats available

Empowering People's Potential.

SocietyOne is shaking up the finance sector and re-imagining how people borrow and lend money.  We believe in the intrinsic goodness of people and the idea that with the right stage, money can be a positive force for good through what is known globally as peer-to-peer lending and in Australia as marketplace lending.  

Presenters
avatar for Maria Loyez

Maria Loyez

Chief Marketing Officer, SocietyOne
avatar for Jason Yetton

Jason Yetton

Chief Executive Officer, SocietyOne

Host Companies
avatar for SocietyOne

SocietyOne

SocietyOne
SocietyOne began operating in 2012 and is Australia’s pioneering and leading online lending marketplace for personal loans, connecting borrowers and investors through a risk-based pricing digital auction marketplace on its ClearMatch technology platform. SocietyOne was named in... Read More →


Thursday March 9, 2017 16:30 - 17:30
SocietyOne Level 17, 56 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

16:30

City of Sydney
Limited Capacity filling up

Collaboration for a resilient Sydney - a city for all

City governments have a critical role to play in facilitating and enabling businesses, not-for-profit partners and communities to deliver positive social impacts.

The City is working on a number of fronts globally and locally to sustain a socially just and resilient Sydney - a city for all. 

Find out about our plans for a more inclusive city economy and society through our forthcoming social sustainability policy and 10-year action plan, our Eora Journey program that celebrates the resilience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Sydney, and our metropolitan Sydney leadership role through the Rockefeller 100 Resilient Cities initiative. 

Presenters
avatar for Dave Beaumont

Dave Beaumont

Community Engagement Coordinator, City of Sydney
avatar for Solange Frost

Solange Frost

Social Strategy Advisor, City of Sydney
avatar for Kristen Gabriel

Kristen Gabriel

Senior Project Manager, Resilient Sydney, City of Sydney

Host Companies
avatar for City of Sydney

City of Sydney

City of Sydney
City of Sydney is the local government authority responsible for the city centre and more than 30 suburbs within our boundaries. We deliver high-quality services and infrastructure to make Sydney a green, global and connected city.


 


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