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Saturday 19 August 2017

All Sessions run for approx. 20min.
*Kid-prenuers pitch will run for 30–45mins.
Sessions times and speakers are subject to change without notice

10:00 AM: Beyond Pokemon Go: How Augmented Reality is changing yours

Join us as we explore the real world applications of augmented reality with some of the leading experts from the Technology Gadget Expo, with live demos!…..

The term AR (augmented reality) is being thrown around a lot lately. But they will be increasingly integrated into our everyday lives. Work, play and everything in between will be affected by these innovative technologies. From Pokemon Go! to buying your first home see how these innovative technologies are turning fantasy into reality.

Panel Discussion presented by: Anna Reeves, CEO That Startup Show

Special Guests:
Trent Clews-De Castella, PHORIA
Robert Lang, AUGGD
Raji Aiyer, Appearition.

11:00 AM: The Internet of Things: Building bikes, bodies, and the bluetooth of the future

IoT, or Internet of Things, is a booming field in technology enabling all sort of devices to be connected through wifi, Bluetooth, and motion capture technology. More and more we are going to see digital connectivity integrated seamlessly into our lives – how will this change our perception of mobility, the world around us and ourselves?

Panel Discussion presented by: Anna Reeves, CEO That Startup Show

Special Guests:
Mark Stueckle, Bosch
Lauren O’Connor,  776BC Clothing

12:00 PM: Beam me up Scottie: The wonderful world of holograms, VR, 3D Projection, and the future of entertainment

Now you see me now you don’t. What happens when you meet the holographic version of yourself?  Can we really go to the Holodeck from StarTrek? What’s the future of entertainment in artificial worlds and VR generally?

Panel Discussion presented by: Dinushi Dias, CEO Dinushi & Power and That Startup Show Guest Correspondent

Special Guests:
Rob Grosso, Kin-mo / Seen Technology
Matthew Sacher, Rentertainment

12:45 PM: How SMART will change your lifestyle

Presented By: Mark Stueckle, Manager, Sales and Business Development, Robert Bosch Australia.

1:30 PM: Investing in the Future: What Will Today’s Kids Create Tomorrow?

What technology will kids be using and creating in the future? We talk to a forward thinking panel about the new tech for the next generation.

Panel Discussion presented by: Michelle Mannering, Bajaboards

Special Guests:
Jessica Reesby, Director Elite It Recruitment & Founder IoT Melbourne MeetUp  
Mat Bowtell, 3D PRINTED

2:00 PM: Fireside Chat with Jon Carroll, Director of Prototyping for Sphero - Makers of the BB-8

That Startup Show CEO and Executive Producer Anna Reeves talks to Jon Carroll, Director of Prototyping for Sphero, the company which created the toy version of BB-8 the beloved robot character featured in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and how he is leading the connected play revolution with robots…..

Sphero is famous for being the creator of the BB-8 toy from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Their unique robotics brought this beloved character into over a million people’s homes across the globe. Jon Caroll, Director of Prototyping for Sphero – Makers of the BB-8, joins us for a one-on-one discussion about working with NASA, Disney, and the future of robotics.

MC: Anna Reeves, CEO That Startup Show

Guests:
Jon Carroll, Director of Prototyping for Sphero

2:45 PM: Calling all Kidpreneurs: Pitch Your Best Idea Competition *

Kids have the best ideas. We’re looking for bright sparks, big and small, at The Technology & Gadget Expo. Open to anyone of school age who has a great idea for a startup/invention or business that they’d like to pitch to our special guest panel!…..

Girls and boys, do you have a great idea or invention? Whether it’s an app, a game, a gadget, a robot or invention we want to hear your bright idea for our new TV Show about geniuses like you! You’ll have 1-2 minutes to present to our special guest Judges your best idea (don’t worry they’re not sharks and they don’t bite!). The winner will be awarded a BB8 from Sphero and the runner up will receive a Zapbot from Zappar, and a chance for you to be in the new TV Show!

Presented by: Anna Reeves CEO, That Startup Show & David Francis Head of Sales, APAC Zappar

Guest Judges:
Jon Carroll, Director of Prototyping for Sphero
Michelle Mannering, BajaBoards

Sunday 20 August 2017
10:00 AM: Drones: The Future of Those Magnificent Flying Machines!

Seeing is believing. And we are going to see a lot more drones in our skies in the future. Whether it’s deliveries, data collection, photography, or just having a play, unpiloted aircraft are going to be a big feature of the modern world. Could we even see a time when large freight or even people are transported via drones. Join us to find out.

Panel Discussion presented by: Anna Reeves CEO, That Startup Show

Special Guests:
Mark Lewis, Civil Aviation Safety Authority
John Fleming, FPV Australia/Mongrel Gear.
Tia Anderson, AviAssist  

11:00 AM: Aussie Tech: Keeping Us Happy While Keeping Us Cool

What’s next for tech in the home? How will our lives be transformed by simple smart home gadgets? We talk to folks creating those tech innovations keeping us happy whilst making us cool…

Australia was designed for the perfect blend of indoor/outdoor living. But how do you stay entertained while also staying cool? We discover the advances in home theatre technology that are making lounge rooms more like cinemas while also cooling down your home in the summer months.

Panel Discussion presented by: Anna Reeves, CEO That Startup Show

Special Guests:
James Cunningham, Smart Digital.
Irina Yakubovskaya, Evapolar.

12:00 PM: Plug In Travel: The Future of Personal Connected Transport

Talking to a company that creates designer scooters and IoT helmets…

Unless you ride a unicycle, most people get around on two wheels or more. With concerns about fuel costs, pollution, and parking many are turning to two wheeled options. But why shouldn’t you have the same access to music, data, and phones that your four wheeled commuters get? We find out about the customizable world of smaller vehicles and the devices that integrate seamlessly with your smartphone.

Panel Discussion presented by: Jessica Reesby, Director Elite It Recruitment & Founder IoT Melbourne MeetUp

Guests:
Michael Yang, IICO
Luke Sommen, Hunter Scooter

1:30 PM: Jumping to Lightspeed: 3D Printing Arms and Traveling at 970 kph

Who is light years ahead of the rest? We talk to those ground breaking experts projecting us into the future from making 3D prosthetic limbs to propelling us through time in the Hyperloop.

Imagine going from Sydney to Melbourne in 45 minutes. Minus the plane. We discover what’s going into the Hyperloop and how soon it may arrive in Australia to connect our vast continent. We also talk to 3D printing prosthetics expert who is changing the lives of kids all over the world. We explore what future jobs these inventions will create, and what impact it will have on our everyday lives.

Panel Discussion presented by: Anna Reeves, CEO That Startup Show

Special Guests:
Mat Bowtell, 3D Prosthetics
Zac McClelland, Vic HyperLoop

2:15 PM: Calling all Kidpreneurs: Pitch Your Best Idea Competition*

Kids have the best ideas. We’re looking for bright sparks big and small at The Technology & Gadget Expo. Open to anyone of school age who has a great idea for a startup/invention or business that they’d like to pitch to our panel!

Girls and boys, do you have a great idea or invention? Whether it’s an app, a game, a gadget, a robot or invention we want to hear your bright idea for our new TV Show about geniuses like you! You’ll have 1-2 minutes to present to our special guest Judges your best idea (don’t worry they’re not sharks and they don’t bite!). The winner will be awarded a BB8 from Sphero and the runner up will receive a Zapbot from Zappar, and a chance for all to be in the new TV show.

Presented by: Anna Reeves CEO, That Startup Show & David Francis Head of Sales, APAC Zappar

Guest Judges:
Helen Williams, The STEM Circle
3D Prothetics, Mat Bowtell
Zac Mc Clelland, Vic Hyperloop

DRONE ZONE

Saturday 19 August 2017

All sessions run for approx. 30min.
*45 min sessions.
Sessions times are subject to change without notice

10:30 AM: Introduction to FPV Racing *
By UAV Wholesale
11:30 AM: DJI User Spark Experience
By UAV Wholesale
12:00 PM: FPV Racing Demonstration
By UAV Wholesale
12:30 PM: Multiple User Experience
By Just Drones
1:00 PM: Flight Training Education
By Mongrel Gear
1:30 PM: DJI Magic Experience
By UAV Wholesale
2:00 PM: Freestyle Race Drones
By Just Drones
2:30 PM: DJI Spark Experience
By UAV Wholesale
3:00 PM: FPV Racing Demonstration
By UAV Wholesale
3:30 PM: DJI Goggles Showcase
By UAV Wholesale
4:00 PM: Flight Training Education
By Mongrel Gear
4:30 PM: One-On-One Racing Demonstration
By UAV Wholesale
Sunday 20 August 2017
10:30 AM: Introduction to FPV Racing *
By UAV Wholesale
11:00 AM: Flight Training Education
By Mongrel Gear
11:30 AM: DJI Spark Experience
By UAV Wholesale
12:00 PM: FPV Racing Demonstration
By UAV Wholesale
1:30 PM: Multiple User Experience
By Just Drones
2:00 PM: Freestyle Race Drones
By Just Drones
2:30 PM: Flight Training Education
By Mongrel Gear
3:00 PM: FPV Racing Demonstration
By UAV Wholesale
3:30 PM: DJI Spark Experience
By UAV Wholesale
4:00 PM: One-On-One Experiences
By UAV Wholesale

STEM EDUCATION

Saturday 19 August 2017

All sessions run for approx. 30min
Sessions times and speakers are subject to change without notice

10:00 AM: Robot Warfare with VEX Robotics

Spark your child’s curiosity and turbocharge their interest in STEM with robotics and digital technologies.

Hear how you can be part of designing and building your own robot to compete against other teams as part of the world’s largest robotics competition.

11:00 AM: This is Rocket Science!
Inspire your kids to reach for the stars and build their own rockets through our fun, hands on activity.
12:00 PM: STEM Revolution in Sports with Olympic Rowing Champion & 776BC CEO Cameron McKenzie McHarg
Hear about the movement revolution in sportswear and learn how to take your sport’s performance to new heights of excellence.
1:00 PM: STEM and Formula 1

Explore the exciting world of motorsport and how STEM plays an important role in how the cars are designed, made and driven.

3:00 PM: Makeblock Magic

Unleash your child’s imagination and build their literacy and numeracy skills by combining Robots, Music and Coding

4:00 PM: Redesigning Victoria's future-with the team from Vichyper!

Finalists in Elon Musk’s SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition.

Sunday 20 August 2017
10:00 AM: STEM in AFL

Inspire your children’s curiosity in STEM by joining in the discussion with an AFL football premiership player. Discuss how Maths and Science have played a significant role in footy over the years.

11:00 AM: Makeblock Magic

Unleash your child’s imagination and build their literacy and numeracy skills by combining Robots, Music and Coding

12:00 PM: This is Rocket Science!

Inspire your kids to reach for the stars and build their own rockets through our fun, hands on activity.

2:00 PM: Donut Magic with Morgan!

Meet a fabulous young donut entrepreneur who has used maths and science to build a delicious donut empire.

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3:00 PM: Robot Warfare with VEX Robotics

Spark your child’s curiosity and turbocharge their interest in STEM with robotics and digital technologies.

Hear how you can be part of designing and building your own robot to compete against other teams as part of the world’s largest robotics competition.

4:00 PM: STEM Careers Panel

Expert presenters from Real Time Learning and Robogirls discuss opportunities available to teens considering careers in STEM fields.

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