STARTCON 2019 THE FUTURE OF WORK COMES TO SYDNEY!
Announcement posted by Markson Sparks! 10 Sep 2019
STARTCON 2019 THE FUTURE OF WORK COMES TO SYDNEY!
#AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST START UP CONFERENCE & EXPO
# UBER, Ebay, AirBnB INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS COMING DOWN UNDER
# THOUSANDS EXPECTED FOR STARTUP EXPO & CONFERENCE
# DOZENS OF INTERNATIONAL & LOCAL SPEAKERS
StartCon THE FUTURE OF WORK ,Australia’s largest startup and growth conference, will return to Sydney for its 10th year to inspire and unite the entire ecosystem of thousands of potential new rich listers, entrepreneurs, investors, media and corporate innovation teams in Australia. Dozens of international and local keynote speakers will feature at the two day annual event at Sydney’s Royal Randwick racecourse on Friday and Saturday November 22 & 23 2019.
The first international speakers to be announced are UBER’s Product Operations Manager Joe Fahed from the US and Dan Lok, the Chineses-Canadian business magnate, global educator, founder of Closers.com and best-selling author of FU Money and his new book Unlock It.
Local speakers signed up include Canaria founder Alex Moss whose unobtrusive continuous biometric monitoring systems are being used by NASA and are a hit across Australia and worldwide and Daniel Wearne, Head of Design at Up Banking the digital bank that’s giving you super powered banking, sorry, super powered living!
Lana Vickridge-Smith, Startcon CEO says “ We are really excited to explore the theme The Future Of Work for StartCon. We live in an increasingly digital, automated, and data-driven world which is displacing and disrupting almost every industry around the globe. Work does more than just provide a means to live; it provides a source of identity, security, community, and meaning. I truly believe this is the most important challenge of our lifetimes. We can let technology determine the future for us — or we can reimagine it ourselves. With over 75 speakers, 4,000 attendees, 160 exhibitors and 750 startups in attendance this year’s Startcon will comprehensively answer that question for a lot of people.”
“StartCon 2019 will also feature expert workshops, a tech expo, hackathon, masterclasses, a FinTech stage, a Disruption stage, VIP lounge and an artificial intelligence (AI) stage. Guests can also attend networking events, experience live gaming and visit a startup alley that includes some of the most innovative businesses in the local market and across Asia” concludes Lana.
StartCon 2019 early bird tickets are on sale now from $295 for the full two days. Tickets can be bought here.
StartCon is the largest Australian startup and growth conference, expo and entrepreneur community. Established in 2009, thousands of technology startup professionals, investors and ecosystem participants have already experienced StartCon events. StartCon features international keynotes, expert workshops, tech Expo & Startup Alley, Pitch Competition, Australasian Startup Awards, FinTech Stage, Hackathon, Networking & Parties, and many more. Freelancer Limited, which owns StartCon is listed on the ASX (ASX:FLN) also owns Freelancer.com, the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by total number of users (35 MILLION)and jobs posted. This year’s conference will be held on November 22 & 23 2019 at Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, with world-class international speakers in entrepreneurship and growth marketing, high quality workshops and a 160-booth expo showcasing the biggest tech names and high-growth startups in Australia.
ABOUT UBER’S JOE FAHED. Based in San Francisco, Joe Fahed leads global rollout of products and features at Uber, focusing on the driver partner app and the on-trip experience. He works closely with Regional Operations Leads to surface insights and issues to the product team in HQ, and prepare global markets for new launches. Joe advises product and engineering teams in HQ on the feasibility of their products in various markets throughout the development lifecycle, taking into account local nuances and regulatory environments.
ABOUT DAN LOK. Dan Lok is a Chinese-Canadian business magnate and global educator best known for being the founder and chairman of Closers.com-the world’s #1 virtual-closers network,Copywriters.com, and SalesCalls.com. Beyond his businesses, Mr. Lok has led several global movements to redefine modern education where Mr. Lok has taught men and women from 150+ countries to develop high income skills, unlock true financial confidence and master their financial destinies.
ABOUT UP BANK’S DANIEL WEARNE. Up is a next-gen digital bank that soared past 100,000 users in it's opening 7 months. Over the last 10 years, Daniel has worked at tech startups at all stages and is relishing the opportunity to apply progressive design thinking to the digital banking sector.
ABOUT ALEX MOSS CEO & Head Designer of Canaria Technologies, Alex Moss is a passionate role-model for women in technology; regularly mentoring and running events to promote female leadership in STEAM fields. In 2017 the BBC noted Alex as ‘the model changing the future of space medicine’. She has been recognised by The Australian as one of the leading 3 inventors working in Brisbane, and by Vogue Australia as one of the world's top young innovators in technology. Alex has also won numerous awards for her ground-breaking work in predictive biometric medical devices including: Global Winner Best Use of Hardware 2016 NASA International Space Apps, Sir Richard Branson’s Worldwide Top 10 Tech Start-ups Extreme Tech Challenge 2017, Global Aerospace Summit 2018 Young Space Leader and Komatsu Top 4 Tech Innovators to Watch Out For in 2018.