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About The Program

Now in its fifth year, Creative3 continues to bring together some of the world’s most accomplished creative game changers and leading practitioners to deliver pragmatic action-oriented insights focused on disruptive approaches to company growth.

Program

  • 2014
  • 2013

Day 1

9:20AM > An entrepreneurs perspective on scaling a global creative business > Mitch Olson

Mitch Olson sets the scene for Creative3, offering a snap shot into forging connections, spawning new business ideas, talking issues and challenges in the creative industries, and in turn thriving. Mitch will share his own journey as a entrepreneur, and empower others to make their ideas a reality.   

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9:40AM > Building, scaling and funding a global collaborative community > Kate Kendall

Kate Kendall, Founder and CEO of The Fetch will join Creative3 to discuss the role and real-world best practice of building an engaged community. Kate will impart her knowledge on getting an idea successfully to market through concept development, business matching and attracting capital and investment. 

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11:00AM > The evolution of entrepreneurship > Stephen Phillips

Stephen Phillips, Product Manager of Twitter #music will join Creativeto discuss his journey as an entrepreneur and how he grew and scaled his music tech start-up, We Are Hunted, which was recently acquired by Twitter. Stephen’s real-world insights into securing investment, exiting his start-up and the evolution of entrepreneurship will provide a meaningful glimpse into some of the realities start-ups face at all levels. 

 

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  • Stephen Phillips
11:30AM > Designing in the digital age > Jess Huddart

As Creative Director of design-led digital studio Josephmark, Jess Huddart creates sustainable, culture-led design that reconnects people with what really matters. Jess joins Creative3 to discuss designing in the digital age, innovating through interdisciplinary collaboration and the value of embracing community.

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12:00PM > Empowering Filmmakers and Fans > David King Lassman

Co-founder and CEO of Vyclone, David King Lassman joins Creative3 to discuss real-time collaborative content creation, and the co-creation technology driving the revolution. Vyclone’s game-changing technology synchronises and edits multiple users’ clips to create a seamless multi-camera narrative, and combines multiple perspectives to tell the whole story of a shared moment.

1:40PM > Redefining financial support and the power of community in the creative industries > Rick Chen

Co-Founder of crowdfunding platform, Pozible, Rick Chen shares pragmatic insights on crowdfunding, scaling a global creative business, and raising capital in the creative industries. This session will spark collaboration and inspire solutions to funding challenges for future and established creative practitioners.

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2:10PM > Co-sharing, Co-working and Collaboration > Liu Yan

Many who work independently are discovering alienation lurking behind the home-office fantasy, and are turning to a new generation of co-working organisations who can provide a hive to be happy and productive. This session discusses how working closer together can inspire collaboration. 

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2:40PM > Learning to embrace risk and take action quickly > Lisa Messenger

Editor-in-Chief and CEO of The Messenger Group, Lisa Messenger was bold and visionary from the beginning - launching issue one of Renegade Collective in newsstands, supermarkets, travel and airport stores nationally. The magazine’s distribution is now truly global with it being distributed in 12 other countries. Lisa discusses her insights as an entrepreneur including her approach to investment, risk and executing ideas from day one.   

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3:10PM > Attracting capital: Insights into Australia’s Creative Enterprise Fund > John Hummelstad

Chairman of QUT Creative Enterprise Australia’s Creative Enterprise Fund, John Hummelstad takes a strategic approach to business. John joins Creative3 to discuss the Fund, and taking small, start-up companies and transforming them into global industry leaders. 

 

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4:10PM > Unplugging the last cable > Fady Mishriki

Fady Mishriki is Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of PowerbyProxi – an Auckland based wireless power company leading the world in innovation and development of wireless power and data solutions for consumer electronics and industrial applications. In this session Fady will share insights and key learning’s from the growth and commercialisation of PowerbyProxi, while exploring the growing influence of wireless power and providing a glimpse into a world unrestricted by the power cable.

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4:40PM > Why your next CEO will be a designer > Patrick van der Pijl

Innovating business models should be at the core of any company nowadays. The business model canvas is adopted by many companies but most are still at the beginners level. Masters of business model design and innovation understand the need for new tools and new skills to compete internationally. So what are new tools, skills and how can you integrate them into your company strategy and DNA to master your business model strategy? Patrick van der Pijl returns to Australia to discuss strategic tools, skills and mindsets for expanding your thinking about your future and to make strategy part of everyone's job.

6:00PM > Networking Soiree at GLNG Santos City of Lights

Providing delegates with the chance to see the city skyline and river explode in a visual celebration of pure grandeur, Creative3 is holding a networking soiree overlooking the Santos GLNG City of Lights show. Special guests Hon. Ian Walker MP, Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts, Noel Staunton, Artistic Director of Brisbane Festival and Glenn Turner, Oracle Attractions Laser and Water Designer will join the soiree. After the evening’s festivities, delegates are encouraged to attend a choice of productions as part of Brisbane Festival’s 2013 program.

Day 2

9:00AM > Advanced-level masterclass // Welcome > Patrick van der Pijl

Now the business model canvas is adopted by so many companies how do you integrate this into your business? 

In this session with business model strategist, Patrick van der Pijl you will learn to apply a practical business model and scenario strategy, and how to invent, design, and transform business models appropriate to any business sector. 

The highly-interactive half-day masterclass will be a mix between hands-on practice, Q&A, group sessions and presentation, and will prepare you to apply the new tools, skills and ideas in your field of work.

By focusing on methods to boost future growth, you will have:

  • Learnt and applied a practical business model and scenario strategy
  • Appreciated powerful examples of the two methodologies of business model design and scenario planning
  • Explored druptive and game-changing techniques to boost future growth and manage the future
  • Learnt to invent, design, and transform business models appropriate to any business sector
9:10AM > Advanced-level masterclass // Scenario Planning > Patrick van der Pijl
  • Understanding what scenario planning is & why it is important today
  • Exploring the concept of uncertainties – highly important & highly uncertain
  • Introduce scenario planning matrix – macro conditions (stable/volatile) & system of ideas (open/closed)
  • Discuss critical drivers impacting on business
10:45AM > Advanced-level masterclass // Business Modeling > Patrick van der Pijl

»  Introduction to business modeling

»  Understanding why different challenges need different skills

»  Introduction to the business model process 2.0 including business model canvas, vision canvas & context canvas

» Explanation of the business model process & techniques

12:45PM > Advanced-level masterclass // Scenario Planning & Business Models > Patrick van der Pijl

»  How to use scenario planning & business model methodologies to help design new business

» New trends & uncertainties driving changes in industry

»  Key learnings of business model innovation & scenario planning best practice including new design tools & processes emerging, ways to get started, pitfalls to avoid & successful tips

2:00PM > Networking Afternoon Tea

Venue: Old Government House

Set amongst the peaceful surrounds of Garden’s Point is historic building, Old Government House - the perfect venue to wind down and debrief over a cup of tea and some sweet treats, and celebrate the conclusion of Creative3 2013.

Day 1

7:00AM > Registration opens: Delegates collect their name badges and program

Registrations are now open for Creative³ 2014.

Join us with creative entrepreneurs and professionals at our biggest Creative³ ever!
Following last year's sell-out event, book your ticket to Creative³ today.
Early bird tickets are available until Monday 18 August 2014.

Click here to view the registration prices and inclusions
Click here to register
Click here to register your interest to receive regular updates

7:30AM > Pitch breakfast—B3

The Creative3 Pitch is a breakfast event where finalists can pitch their innovative creative business to invited investors including Australia’s only dedicated Creative Enterprise Fund.

Two of the five finalists from the 2013 Creative3 Pitch have gone on to secure early stage investment. These businesses are See-Out and SwipeAds.

This is Australia’s only dedicated event to connect creative ventures with investors which is now in its 5th year. The investors attending the Creative3 Pitch Breakfast include QUT Creative Enterprise Australia’s (CEA) Creative Enterprise Fund which specialises in accelerating the growth of high-potential companies in the creative industries. In addition to gaining exposure and meeting early-stage investors, there will also be a People’s Choice prize, selected by audience participation.

Key Dates:

  • Entries to be submitted via the F6S website by 5:00pm 4 August 2014.
  • Semi-finalists will be notified if they have been selected to pitch by 18 August 2014.
  • A live pitch session will be held on Wednesday 27 August 2014.
  • Finalists will take part in Creative3 Pitch 7:00am–9:00am Thursday 18 September 2014 at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

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9:20AM > Official welcome

An official welcome by a QUT Creative Enterprise Australia representative.

9:30AM > Speaker 1: Megan Brownlow – Editor of Australian Entertainment & Media Outlook, pwc > Megan Brownlow

Megan Brownlow
Editor of Australian Entertainment & Media Outlook
pwc

Future trends in media and entertainment 2014–2018

Megan will share the latest trends and projections on what will be most important for entertainment and media sectors in Australia over the next 5 years. The changing landscape will be chartered through pwc’s media and entertainment trend research with application to the media, technology, communications, retail and financial services sectors. Megan will also discuss consumer and media consumption habits — what has changed and how Australians will view entertainment and news in the future.
 

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10:00AM > Speaker 2: Jonathan Chippindale – CEO and Co-Founder, Holition > Jonathan Chippindale

Jonathan Chippindale
CEO and Co-Founder
Holition

Augmented Retail—Technological Disruption in the Retail Space: what is it and are you ready?

Jonathan works with luxury fashion clients where money is no object and the customer experience is everything. His company, Holition, works to push the boundaries and blur digital and physical retail to create stimulating shopping sensations. Learn what is being done at the forefront of technology in marketing the world’s most prestigious brands and how it can apply to your business.
 

11:15AM > Speaker 3: Steve Sammartino – Author and Entrepreneur > Steve Sammartino

Steve Sammartino
Author and Entrepreneur

Been there. Done that. Meet the serial entrepreneur.

Steve leads a life with a ‘just do it’ attitude starting several successful businesses, dabbling in the corporate world, writing blogs and books, and when he’s not doing all that, founding Australia’s first new car manufacturer in 30 years and pulling off Lego stunts for fun! Steve understands startup and established businesses, how to make sense of emerging technology and he will show you how to use this technology in your business to innovate.
 

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11:30AM > Speaker 4: David Briskin – Chairman, sass & bide > David Briskin

David Briskin
Chairman
sass & bide

Investing in fashion: the best kept secret

David will talk about his first-hand experience in fast fashion growth through his leadership of successful brands sass & bide and Mimco. With personal investment and commitment, David has proven what can be achieved by applying business smarts to high-potential companies in the fast moving world of fashion.
 

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12:10PM > Speaker 5: Jennifer Zanich – Co-Founder, Paloma Mobile

Jennifer Zanich
Co-Founder
Paloma Mobile

From one idea to one billion users

Jennifer is working to deliver data-efficient services to run on low-cost phones in emerging markets. She raised $1.5 Million in Australia to get Paloma Mobile off the ground and has founded several other successful tech companies. Jennifer will talk about her experience in starting up, capital raising, and growing a scalable business with a focus on international markets.
 

2:40PM > Speaker 9: Bec Derrington – Founding Director, SourceBottle

Bec Derrington
Founding Director
SourceBottle

Bottling ideas with impact

Bec spotted an opportunity for time and resource poor journos to fast find a credible source for their news articles. Her startup, SourceBottle, is rapidly growing as a definitive platform to connect with trusted news stories. Bec will show you how to recognise and make a go of a good idea, get it up and running and how to attract both users and paid subscribers onboard to your business.
 

5:00PM > Networking event

The Creative3 networking event is an opportunity to meet like-minded creatives in a fun, social and celebratory atmosphere. This event is complimentary for 2-day and 1-day pass holders. Held in the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, the Creative3 networking event is in the heart of the Brisbane Festival and associated programs and festivities.

Day 2

8:30AM > Registration opens | session doors open

Registrations are now open for Creative³ 2014.

Join us with creative entrepreneurs and professionals at our biggest Creative³ ever!
Following last year's sell-out event, book your ticket to Creative³ today.
Early bird tickets are available until Monday 18 August 2014.

Click here to view the registration prices and inclusions
Click here to register
Click here to register your interest to receive regular updates

8:50AM > Morning welcome

A morning welcome and updates provided to delegates.

9:00AM > Speaker 10: Simon Moss – CEO and Co-Founder, ImageBrief > Simon Moss

Simon Moss
CEO and Co-Founder
ImageBrief

Scaling creativity for capital investment

Simon Moss will share his journey in building crowd-sourcing photo image marketplace startup, ImageBrief which is driving creative change for photographers and agencies. Simon will provide insights on identifying a market opportunity, scaling his business vision and how tenacity is the hallmark of securing capital. ImageBrief has recently secured angel investment in Australia and $3.2 million US venture funding to further resource ImageBrief’s global growth.
 

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10:45AM > Speaker 13: Ben Fogarty – CEO and Founder, Shorthand > Ben Fogarty

Ben Fogarty
CEO and Founder
Shorthand

Reimagining publishing

Shorthand preserves the purity and depth of traditional news publication for the digital era. Hear about Ben’s business growth in scaling his idea to reality and how he juggles his international expansion.  Gain key insights on his business success and how his new technology is providing tools for writers and adapt their stories for new platforms and audiences.
 

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11:50AM > Speaker 15: James Boyce – Creative Director and Co-Founder, Grumpy Sailor > James Boyce

James Boyce
Creative Director and Co-Founder
Grumpy Sailor

Design, technology, narrative and art

James will talk about how the Grumpy Sailor team invents digital experiences to change behaviors, challenge perceptions and deliver beyond a brand or culture. He will share ways you can use creativity as a catalyst for storytelling and problem solving for your own business.
 

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12:20PM > Speaker 16: Dan Potra – Opera, Theatre & Events Designer, Brisbane Festival > Dan Potra

Dan Potra
Opera, Theatre & Events Designer
Brisbane Festival
 

Design taking centre stage

Dan will share stories of his international show-stoppers from opera to the Olympics. Learn how he uses the design led innovationand technology to inspire and entertain with energy on a massive scale and a global stage.
 

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1:30PM > Speaker 17 & 18: Jared Fossey & Kate Symons – Customer Experience Designers, Bupa > Jared Fossey, Kate Symons

Jared Fossey & Kate Symons
Customer Experience Designers
Bupa

Customer experience design
Jared and Kate work together at Bupa to deliver a cohesive customer experience across every touchpoint. They will provide an interactive session to demonstrate the key to understanding customers’ emotional and behavioural drivers and how you can create effective design solutions that are all part of one brand.
 

3:30PM > Official close

Details available shortly.

This program is subject to change. Creative3 reserves the right to change speakers without notice due to unforeseen circumstances or if the need arises.