When it comes to intellectual property protection, the more you know, the better equipped you’ll be to get the maximum value out of what you’ve created. Specifically designed for hardware innovators, this masterclass will provide you with essential knowledge, insights and practical advice you can action straight away in bringing your hardware product to market. By the end of the masterclass you will have a better understanding of: - What is Intellectual Property (IP) from a hardware perspective - The importance of identifying and capturing IP - Different ways to protect your IP through legal and operational measures - How to avoid making mistakes that reduce the value of your IP - Common IP risks and strategies for protecting IP in global manufacturing environments - You’ll also get an opportunity to network with hardware innovators. Speakers: Vela Georgiev - HardworX Matthew Pini - Pini IP
12 Feb '20 05:30 pm Quest Docklands Apartment Hotel Western BACE
To meet our collective objective of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees celsius we need to make significant changes. As more businesses, organisations and groups pledge their commitment to net zero emissions, we need to understand the pathway to get us there, particularly in how we will meet our energy requirements. Join our panel to discuss: - Improving transparency and renewable energy use - Using energy more efficiently - Smarter procurement of energy - Moving beyond carbon neutral to carbon negative
13 Feb '20 05:30 pm Schneider Electric The Churchill Club
Get on top of your business accounting strategy with Vita Lo Presti, a strategic business accountant and structure support expert. Access these dedicated 1-on-1 time to ask questions and get advice specific to your Startup or small business with limited spots available to maximise your learning opportunity. What to expect: Vita will provide her expert insight into understanding and easily meet your business obligations; • Tax accounts • Business structures • Risk Management • Budgeting and forecasting • Cash flow management • Stock debtor control • Systems and integrations If you are an entrepreneur, startup founder or small business owner looking for hands on accounting support that’s just more than just taxes and get strategic input from an expert to maximum your business, then this is for you! *Requirement: you must be an existing small business or startup.
18 Feb '20 10:00 am Western BACE Western BACE
Come and join us for breakfast and learn from experienced impact investors within the Victorian startup community on Social Impact Angel Investing, including best practices and strategies on building up your portfolio.
19 Feb '20 07:30 am Victorian Innovation Hub LaunchVic
To many businesses, marketing is a "black hole" in the budget: money goes in, but owners are rarely confident of exactly what they are getting out of it. Fortunately, the success of startups around the world has brought with it new ways of achieving scalable and efficient growth that is, above all things, measurable. Join Tom Uhlhorn as he takes you through a 1.5-hour practical workshop and learn how to apply a data-based marketing approach to your business's growth. Whether you're a new business, startup, have been operating for 10 years, or are B2B or B2C, this methodology is relevant for your business In this workshop you will be; - Introduced to customer journeys - Learn the basic principles of data-driven growth marketing - Introduced to nudge theory: “By knowing how people think’ - Map and audit a customer journey for your business. What you will need to bring: - Computer (Laptop) - Pen and notepad
20 Feb '20 07:30 am Western BACE Western BACE
TRANSITIONS FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO MELBOURNE, SHARING VISIONS FOR A BETTER WORLD! The 9th annual Transitions Film Festival returns to Cinema Nova this February 20 - March 6, with an enthralling line-up of cutting-edge documentaries about the existential challenges, mega-trends, game-changing technologies, and creative visions that will shape our collective future. This year's program covers a broad range of mind-blowing films about social innovation, climate change, artificial intelligence, protecting nature and biodiversity, refugees, plastics, diversity and health and wellness. Featuring a broad range of documentaries about the solutions to our greatest challenges, and empowering panel discussions with filmmakers, artists, knowledge experts and community leaders, the Transitions Film Festival will let you see the change you want to be in the world. The future is now.
20 Feb '20 07:00 pm Cinema Nova Transitions Film Festival