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

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

Registration End Date: Tue, 16 Apr, 01:00 PM

  • where

  • SAHMRI Auditorium
    North Terrace
    Adelaide SA 5000
  • when

  • Event Start: Tue, 16 Apr, 05:30 PM
    Event Finish: Tue, 16 Apr, 07:30 PM
  • event price

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<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 fireside 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>5.30pm - Registrations open<br>6.00pm - Fireside chat with Aaron Birkby and Dr Judy Halliday<br>7.00pm - Networking<br>7.30pm - 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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Judy Halliday

Judy Halliday

Judy has more than 25 years’ executive experience in technology commercialization, entrepreneurship and innovation as an inventor, founder, investor, academic and industry professional in the private and public sectors.  She has published in academic peer reviewed journals and has been a successful applicant in competitive grant programs as both an academic researcher and as an industry partner. Judy is an inventor on granted patents and has been involved in raising millions of dollars for multiple start-up companies. She has negotiated multi-million dollar licensing transactions and collaboration agreements in the development of early stage technologies. Judy has extensive experience in strategy development and implementation and been a non-executive director of start-up companies including Aussie Colours Pty Ltd, Nexgen Plants Pty Ltd, Q-Sera Pty Ltd, QUE Oncology, Inc, GRW Pty Ltd and Dendrimed Pty Ltd and a member nominated Director of the Australian Society for Medical Research. She has been a member of venture fund investment committees for the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund and Uniseed. 

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North Terrace,Adelaide,SA,Australia

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