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Brick+Mortar Creative

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Norwood, SA 5067

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Advances in technology continue to automate both routine physical and intellectual tasks transforming industries and the jobs that powered them. This session will explore trends relating to the impact of technology on jobs.

This event is for you if you:

  • want to understand how to be employable in the age of automation
  • are a start-up founder who want to understand what activities are innately human and what can be automated
  • are a company leader and want to understand employment trends and how to take advantage of technology advances
  • are you a student or recent graduate who wants to understand your opportunities for career development and employment in the new economy.

We will focus on exploring the opportunities that arise from this transformation and what you need to do to survive and thrive, including a presentation from Kirk Drage, CEO & Co-Founder of LeapSheep and a mediated panel discussion.

Panellists:

  • Marina Pullin - Entrepreneur, Executive and Founder of MCBI and Jungal, Future of Work specialist
  • Peter Holliday - Organisational futurist and Agile expert obsessed with helping businesses adapt
  • Stuart Burden - Technologist and business advisor in software and infrastructure

Format:

  • 6:00pm Guest Registration
  • 6:30pm Presentation by Kirk Drage
  • 7:00pm Mediated discussion of the topic with expert founders panel
  • 7:30pm Audience Q&A
  • 8:00pm Networking drinks

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Kirk Drage is the CEO of LeapSheep and Adelaide Smart City Studio's first Entrepreneur In Residence. He has worked on several Asian based startups, most notably 3D Video Analytics & IoT success story Vadaro. His responsibilities included building global market traction with customers and technology partners, and establishing operational headquarters in Silicon Valley.

Kirk spent over a decade at Microsoft in various roles and including Head of Entrepreneurship & Innovation for Asia and Venture Capital Relations and Microsoft’s start-up program – BizSpark.

His broad functional expertise and global experience has perfectly positioned him to pursue his passion…accelerating the abilities of entrepreneurs and startups to build value in their companies.

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