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ACS NT presents EdXN: Reprogram, disrupt and discover with lessons from Silicon Valley, London and Israel

Join us for a discussion with CEO of Startup Catalyst, Aaron Birkby

Event Start: Mon 15 Apr 05:30 PM ACST
Event Finish: Mon 15 Apr 07:30 PM ACST


Registration End Date: Mon 15 Apr 01:30 PM

<p>What should you be doing to future proof your business or company in preparation for the next wave of disruptive and innovative tech?<br> <br>In this chat event Aaron Birkby, CEO of Startup Catalyst, will be joined by guest speakers sharing some of the innovative technology and business models they have seen, that are much closer than you may believe. They will further discuss how to think more like a startup, the future of work and how to make the most out of emerging disruptive tech in the market.<br><br>Aaron Birkby is a tech entrepreneur, having successfully built and exited several startups since the age of sixteen. Aaron joined Startup Catalyst in 2016 after it was founded  by Shark Tank investor, Steve Baxter, to expose Australia&#39;s technical talent to the tsunami of innovation that is happening overseas. Today, Startup Catalyst delivers 9 missions a year to global startup hotspots like Silicon Valley, London, Tel Aviv, and Hong Kong. <br><br><b>About EdXN</b><br>Education Across the Nation (EdXN) is a signature part of the ACS speaker series. Held quarterly, EdXN presents experts sharing topical insights about the ICT sector today and tomorrow. EdXN is a highly valued event attracting ICT professionals from a wide range of international industries.<br><br><b>Agenda</b><br>5.00pm - Registrations open and networking<br>5.45pm - Keynote Speakers: Aaron Birkby and Eleanor Carey<br>7.00pm - Event concludes</p>

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Aaron Birkby

Aaron Birkby

Aaron is a tech entrepreneur, having successfully built and exited several startups since the age of sixteen. He is the CEO of Startup Catalyst, leading startup and investor missions to Silicon Valley, Europe, Israel and Asia. He is the co-founder of Peak Persona, delivering programs to help founders achieve their peak mental performance. Aaron also serves on the Board of StartupAUS. In 2016 Aaron was awarded the national Benson Award for Entrepreneurship, and also the Pearcey Award as entrepreneur of the year for Queensland, prior to which he was also the Entrepreneur In Residence for the River City Labs Accelerator.

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Eleanor Carey

Eleanor Carey

As part of the all-female Pacific Terrific Crew, Eleanor successfully rowed the Pacific Ocean from Monterey, California to Honolulu, Hawaii as part of the Great Pacific Race. The 4000km journey took 62 days, rowing in shifts of 3 hours on, 3 hours off continually through this period. In the process she set 2 Guiness World Records. As well as being an avid adventure, Eleanor is co-founded The Generator, a startup tech hub in Bundberg, which she sold in early 2019, and is also a Mission Leader for Startup Catalyst, taking entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley and London to alter their mindset and growth trajectories.

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Level 1, Paspalis Centrepoint, 48-50 Smith St Mall,Darwin City,NT,Australia

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  • Orchard Room, Darwin Innovation Hub
    Level 1, Paspalis Centrepoint, 48-50 Smith St Mall
    Darwin City NT
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  • Event Start:
    Mon 15 Apr 05:30 PM ACST

    Event Finish:
    Mon 15 Apr 07:30 PM ACST
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