The impact of our meat industry is unsustainable and it’s time we put alternative proteins on our plate. In this event our panel will be exploring new forms of protein, the regulatory impact, changing consumer mindsets (and tastebuds) and the role for our traditional meat industry moving forward.
The increasing digital connectivity and the automation of virtually all business processes has significantly raised the risk of cybersecurity. In this event we’ll be discussing the latest in data security threats, emerging technologies to enhance security and more.
Digital technologies have the potential to transform each step of the fashion value chain yet a risk adverse mindset prevails in the Australian fashion industry as many brands want to ‘wait and see’ rather than seize the first player advantage. Learn what fellow fashion and apparel brands are doing on their path to digital transformation.
Presented as part of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival’s Ideas Program.
With our metro population exceeding 5 million and growing urban sprawl, our urban planners are plagued by the challenge of moving people between transport hubs and their final destination – commonly known as the first and last mile problem. Join us to explore possible solutions with our panel.
Virtual reality and augmented reality have proved that they have the potential to change the way businesses use technology. Imagine the impact of being able to combine the two – being able to effectively merge the real and digital worlds. Welcome to Mixed Reality.
We’re entering a new era of computing where advances in AI and machine learning are providing a more natural way to communicate with machines via conversation.
Whilst being able to talk to computers diminishes the need for screens and better mimics the way we naturally communicate with each other, there are fundamental issues such as machines still not understanding the meaning of language and devices always listening.
Whilst it’s perhaps too early to make a call on whether blockchain is a bigger revolution than the internet, it is clear that it can provide much needed trust, accountability and transparency in an age of growing digital partnerships and the looming threat of cyber-crime. Learn how can your business benefit from blockchain technology.
In this event we will discuss opportunities and technologies currently available to Victorian businesses today that will move you down the path of energy affordability, security and sustainability.
The IoT should be a key piece of any organisations digital transformation. Join us in this discussion to learn how it can bring competitive advantage in areas including inventory management, compliance and safety, security, maintenance and repairs, and marketing.
Implementing artificial intelligence into your work process can lead to greater efficiencies and more power – provided you get it right. In this event, we’ll be discussing what you need to know before implementing AI.
The cost of genome sequencing has dropped dramatically and there's widespread speculation about the benefits it can deliver. In this event we'll be unpacking what information genome sequencing can provide at this point in time, along with understanding the risks and the personal versus societal benefits.
We live in a fast paced society that expects us to create on demand – whether it be conceiving new ways to delight customers, achieve revenue growth, build a stronger community or some other measure of impact. How can you be brilliant at creating without burning-out?
Global food demand is forecast to increase 60% by 2060 and as the seventh largest global exporter of food we play a critical role in contributing to global food security. In this event we'll be discussing the role of Australian AgTech in ensuring global food security.
Are you clear on whether your business should be growing or scaling? Do you understand the difference between these stages and the risk of doing one when you should be doing the other? Join us for this workshop with Mihir Thaker to understand what trajectory your business should be on.
We’re at the tipping point for redefining mobility for future generations. Join us to discuss transport technologies emerging in Victoria, community benefits and sector challenges.
Join LEGO® Serious Play® expert Michael Fearne as he demonstrates how PLAY can help you explore the customer experience. We'll delve deeper into the journey your customers go though as they experience your business and brand.
Cyber security as we currently know it is built on trust that people - our employees, clients and suppliers are all doing the right thing. In this event we’ll be exploring what the ‘right thing’ is and how to instil a culture of security within your organisation.
What does it mean to be a business driven with purpose or by values? The old school notion that maximising business profits is mutually exclusive to providing societal or environmental benefit is increasingly being challenged by new models of business. We'll be exploring these new models along with how you can find your business purpose
From saving you money, or lending you money, through to providing investment advice - the FinTech sector is stripping out inefficiencies that have plagued the Finance industry for far too long. With access to greater information and end-to-end solutions, there’s a growing number of digital disruptors with platforms that can be leveraged by your business.
Join us on Thursday 14 July for practical guidance as to how you can better collect and use quality data within your business to generate business and customer insights.
Topics covered include:
- Identifying data relevant to your business
- Sources we can collect data from – including online and offline
- How to organise our data to identify correlations and causality
- Scoring data & KPIs – how to identify metrics that matter
- Data management tools
We're hosting a 90 minute session with PR Professionals Jules Brooke from Handle Your Own PR, and former Hewlett Packard Asia Pacific Marketing Manager Karina Ho. Whether you’re on a shoestring budget or about to hire a PR agency, this is a session not to be missed!
We’ll be examining how you can innovate from both ‘inside’ your business through fostering a culture of innovation and ‘outside’ of your business - as research points to the idea that real innovation arises from encounters with partnership between groups with different capabilities.