Smart cities discussion over a breakfast session, focused on GIS, housing, transport, access, equity and workforce development with colleagues from @texas_univ @acltv and links with the work being undertaken by the City of Adelaide @AdelaideSmart.
Category Archives: SXSW
Human connections at the SXSW registrants lounge with fellow South Australians, and human-focused design, taking boring content and turning it into games whilst changing behaviour, featured in a framework for actionable gamification in the first SXSW interactive session.
Like Waze’s snake monster where user generated content beat the traffic – this approach could work well for the Real Day Out (RDO) and so could Collection Sets at RDO stops. Read More
Aiming to replicate the essence of Austin, Texas with South Australia as a great place to work and do business and after a round table discussion with Tech Ranch and members of the USA delegation from New Venture Institute, Premier Jay Weatherill welcomed guests to a reception on the eve of SXSW Interactive.
The Premier highlighted Adelaide, Austin’s sister city as beautifully planned with a different style and pattern, surrounded by parklands with McLaren Vale to the south, Barossa Valley to the north, Adelaide Hills to the east and the Gulf of St Vincent beaches to the west, and a common love of festivals.
South Australia has a capacity to respond to challenges and there are numerous examples of entrepreneurs and startups from the state achieving amazing results. Read More
Invitation to SXSW Student and Entrepreneur Challenge
A group of Australian entrepreneurs and startups, including prize winners from Venture Dorm, are in the USA from 6.3.16 to 24.3.16 visiting San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Austin, New York and Las Vegas.
Whilst in Austin with the Premier of South Australia, Jay Weatherill @JayWeatherill @BrandSouthAust and the President of the United States, Barack Obama @WhiteHouse @BarackObama @POTUS with First Lady Michelle Obama @FLOTUS, they are keen to hear from you with challenges. Maybe people to meet, who to get photos with, interview or video record, emerging tech demos and future jobs.
From two countries to six and now expanding to twenty, after undertaking the Women in Global Business (WIGB) program in 2013, Wendy Perry, Head Workforce Planner from Workforce BluePrint is excited for what 2016 will bring.
“When I began the WIGB mentoring in 2013 our international experience included just two countries – Bhutan and Maldives. Through the regular catch ups, hearing from an experienced exporter in a different industry, I was encouraged to research a number of markets and hone in on a couple. Read More
Thanks for having me guys and I appreciate the live broadcast via Periscope.
If you are thinking about travelling with the delegation in March 2016 then let me check a few things with you first. Read More