We are pleased to announce, in association with the SydEduTech Group, our upcoming Australian Ed:Tech startup event, Ed:Spark 2014 on Wednesday January 29 at the Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney.
Ed:Spark is a half day event, highlighting the opportunities, challenges and emerging technology startup solutions in the Australian education industry.
We have the great pleasure of having Professor Glyn Davis AC, Vice-Chancellor at University of Melbourne, present the keynote address on Disruptive Change in the Education Industry.
Professor Davis' keynote address will be followed by an overview of Ed:Tech investment trends in the United States, presentation of the Australian Ed:Tech Startup Report, fireside chat with co-founder and CEO of Open Colleges Anthony Bohm and edtech startup panel culminating in a pitching competition where the winning startup will be sponsored by Optus-Innov8 Seed to attend Echelon 2014 in Singapore.
We look forward to seeing you there!
The Optus-Innov8 Seed Team
With Master of Ceremonies, John Haining, Deputy Director, Research Engagement, University of Technology Sydney
2:10pm Keynote Address
2:35pm US Ed:Tech Investment Trends
3:05pm Tea Break
3:20pm Australian Ed:Tech Startup Report
3:35pm Australian Ed:Tech Founder Story and Startup Panel
4:15pm Tea Break
4:30pm Startup Pitches
5:30pm Networking Drinks & Canapés
STARTUP JUDGING PANEL
About Optus-Innov8 Seed
Optus-Innov8 Seed is a collaboration between Optus and SingTel Innov8, bringing together funding and resources for Australian tech startups. We provide funding, resources and access to Optus and SingTel Group, Southeast Asia’s largest telco group.
Optus-Innov8 Seed is looking for outstanding Australian tech startups investment opportunities. We are always open to assess potential investments so if you are interested in getting in contact please visit our website: optusinnov8seed.com.au
About SydEduTech Group
SydEduTech Group is a Sydney meetup group, interested in connecting educators, tech geeks, start-ups and investors who are passionate about the education space and interested in applying technology to solve current problems in the education sector. If you are a developer / hacker / entrepreneur / investor — who is passionate about education — please join us.
Follow SydEduTech Group on Meetup.com, Facebook, Twitter or visit their website. SydEduTech plan to bring together interesting speakers from the technology and education space, and throw fun events in Sydney.
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