28 June 2017
Peninsula, Shed 14, Central Pier, Docklands
Bringing together the D61 Network of technology companies, government, universities and startups across sectors and disciplines, D61+LIVE is a forum to discuss the innovation challenges we face today and debate the opportunities for Australia to lead and define its place in the world in the digital age
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Disruptive Asia - 20 new perspectives on Asia's rise and Australia's future
Friday 30 June 2017
5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
National Gallery of Victoria (entry via Arts Centre Forecourt)
Is Asia’s rise transforming Australia? Does Australia-Asia economic, political and community confluence strengthen or weaken our dynamism and agility as a nation?
Asia Society Australia at NGV invites you to an exclusive evening of art, politics and media to launch:
Disruptive Asia, a new publication by Asia Society Australia
Disruptive Asia is an Asia Society Australia curated collection of 20 essays on how Asia’s rise is changing Australia, and how we as a society are responding.
Executive Director of La Trobe Asia at La Trobe University, Professor Nick Bisley
University of Technology Sydney Professor, Wanning Sun
Committee for Melbourne CEO, Martine Letts
Most recently senior correspondent at The Age, Daniel Flitton
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Guests are invited to a private viewing of the exhibition Buddha’s Smile from 5.15pm. Drinks available at bar prices from 6 pm. Discussion commences at 6:30 pm.
Port of Melbourne Supply Chain Tour
23 August 2017
2pm to 4pm
Cost: $33 per person
The Port of Melbourne Supply Chain Tour, part of the Small Business Festival Victoria, will provide a first-hand look at the Port of Melbourne through an interactive boat tour including a briefing on Port of Melbourne (PoM) operations and the broader trade, import and export supply chain.
This event is a fantastic opportunity for business owners to engage with the PoM; gain a greater understanding of sea freight supply chain operations and managing freight cost to enhance business competitiveness.
Port of Melbourne recognises the important role of small and medium sized business community plays in economic development, business growth and investment and invites all business owners to take advantage of this opportunity.
Please note this an external event hosted and run by Port of Melbourne in conjunction with Small Business Festival Victoria.
Creative Innovation 2017 Asia Pacific: 'Human Intelligence 2.0 -- Thriving in the Age of Acceleration'
13-15 November 2017
Sofitel Melbourne On Collins
Ci2017 will help you understand and make the most of the exponential advances in robotics, artificial intelligence, automation of jobs and vehicles, healthcare, energy, workplaces and cities of the future and other major trends.
Don’t miss the world class line-up of visionary innovators, futurists and leaders that are gathering at Ci2017 to help us better understand and prepare for our rapidly changing world. This event will give you the knowledge and tools to develop the leadership mindsets you need to transform your organisation. A place to imagine the future, inspire your leadership and achieve business success.
Committee for Melbourne members receive a 10% discount using the code 'acceleration'. It is available for Silver, Gold and Platinum conference packages.