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Events

IACT17 launches in August 2017. Stay tuned for the announcement of the IACT17 events calendar, which will consist of Workshops, Seminars, Pitch Night and more!

August
August 04
 

IDEAS JAM: UNSW

Interested in IACT16 but need help finding an idea or team? Come along to the Ideas Jam. Get started on your idea, meet like-minded individuals and learn about the IACT16 program.

  • 1pm - 2:30pm
  • Bld 30, Room LT05, UNSW
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August 04
 

IACT AFTER HOURS: TEAM HUNTING

Come along if you're keen to participate in IACT16 but need help finding a team or additional teammates. We'll be running some exercises to help you find teammates with complementary skills and shared motivations.

  • 6pm - 8pm
  • Hanna Neumann Building, CBE, ANU.
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August 05
 

IDEAS JAM: UC

Interested in IACT16 but need help finding an idea or team? Come along to the Ideas Jam. Get started on your idea, meet like-minded individuals and learn about the IACT16 program.

  • 3pm - 4:30pm
  • Teaching Commons (above The Refectory), UC.
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August 10
 

IACT16 LAUNCH NIGHT

Join us for the official launch of the InnovationACT 2016 program! We invite participants, mentors, alumni and supporters from the community to join us for an evening of networking and speakers as we welcome in the IACT16 program.

  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU.
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August 13
 

WORKSHOP 1: THE BUSINESS MODEL CANVAS

For this workshop, we'll be exploring the Business Model. You will be introduced to the concept of value, the business model and the canvas framework. The workshop will provide tools to both identify opportunities and to gain a better understanding of stakeholder needs.

  • 9am - 1pm
  • Allan Barton Forum, CBE, ANU.
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August 18
 

IACT AFTER HOURS: MARKET VALIDATION

Experts from the KILN Incubator will be helping teams to validate their venture, teaching you tools and skills that can use to ensure your idea matches the needs of your customers.

  • 6pm - 8pm
  • CBR Innovation Network, Level 5, 1 Moore St, Civic.
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August 23
 

SEMINAR 1: IP ENVIRONMENT

Equip yourself with knowledge of what your individual Intellectual Property (IP) is and how you can use IP to benefit your business or idea. This is a short intensive workshop run by IP Australia, major partners of IACT, designed to help you understand the basics of IP.

  • 6pm - 8pm
  • Innovations Theatre, Anthony Low Building, ANU
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August 27
 

WORKSHOP 2: VISION, BRAND & PITCH

This session helps teams develop a vision for their business model project. It provides exercises aimed at developing a brand identity for the project to help present a clear and consistent message to the different stakeholders with whom it will be necessary to communicate.

  • 9am - 1pm
  • CBR Innovation Network, Level 5, 1 Moore St, Civic.
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September
September 01
 

IACT AFTER HOURS: MENTOR MATCHING

IACT16 teams will put their pitches to practice during an intense evening of speed networking with potential mentors.

  • 6pm - 8pm
  • CBR Innovation Network, Level 5, 1 Moore St, Civic.
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September 03
 

WORKSHOP 3: USER JOURNEYS

This session is aimed at gaining a deeper understanding of how the diverse stakeholders of a venture project will interact with the business model.

  • 9am - 1pm
  • CBR Innovation Network, Level 5, 1 Moore St, Civic.
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September 06
 

SEMINAR 2: AVENUES FOR SUPPORT

For this event, we will invite a panel of experts and past IACT participants to share their insights, experience and stories for those looking to pursue their projects beyond the IACT program.

  • 6pm - 8pm
  • Room 6C35, Level C, Building 6, University of Canberra
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September 15
 

IACT AFTER HOURS: DESIGN THINKING

This interactive session, run by IACT Supporters ThinkPlace, will introduce you to the power of design thinking and how this methodology will help your idea and business succeed.

  • 6pm - 8pm
  • CBR Innovation Network, Level 5, 1 Moore St, Civic.
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September 17
 

WORKSHOP 4: RETURNS & REWARDS

This session focuses on understanding the competitive environment and the quantifiable benefits a venture can provide to its customers. We'll also look at different forms of capital, and how ventures can use these forms to capture value for its many stakeholders.

  • 9am - 1pm
  • CBR Innovation Network, Level 5, 1 Moore St, Civic.
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September 24
 

WORKSHOP 5: FINISHING THE BUSINESS MODEL

This session guides teams through the process of bringing all the different learnings and exercises they have completed together to finalise the business model canvas for their venture.

  • 9am - 1pm
  • CBR Innovation Network, Level 5, 1 Moore St, Civic.
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September 29
 

IACT AFTER HOURS: FINANCIALS & ACCOUNTING

The session will be facilitated by IACT16 Supporters, Tailored Accounts, who will be running through some of the accounting basics that startups will need to consider, such as budgeting and cash flow management.

  • 6pm - 8pm
  • CBR Innovation Network, Level 5, 1 Moore St, Civic.
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October
October 11
 

SEMINAR 3: JOURNEY AS REWARD

This seminar invites entrepreneurs from the Canberra region to share their stories of success, failures and lessons learnt, helping IACT participants focus on recognising the learning opportunities present in every venture project, regardless of whether they are successful or not.

  • 6pm - 8pm
  • Barton Theatre, J.G. Crawford Building, ANU
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October 13
 

IACT AFTER HOURS: PITCH CLUB

IACT16 teams who have been invited to pitch at next week's IACT16: Pitch Night will have the opportunity to practise their pitch in front of others and get some feedback before the big event.

  • 6pm - 8pm
  • CBR Innovation Network, Level 5, 1 Moore St, Civic.
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October 19
 

IACT16 PITCH NIGHT

Come and hear from Canberra's brightest young entrepreneurs as they deliver a five-minute pitch in front of the judging panel for a chance to take home a share of the $50,000 seed pool and other startup support.

  • 6pm - 8:30pm
  • Shine Dome, 15 Gordon Street, Acton
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October 22
 

IACT16 AWARDS NIGHT

Come along for an evening of festivities as we celebrate the InnovationACT 2016 program that was. Please join us as we congratulate teams on their progress thus far, and celebrate their achievements as they continue on with their entrepreneurial journey.

  • 7pm - 8:30pm
  • Nishi Gallery, Kendall Lane, Canberra
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