Next Sydney speaker

David Ohana

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August 28, 8:30am • Work-Shop •

Last week Damon Gameau spoke to us on the theme “End”. He talked about the importance of stories and how we need to create a new and inspiring story about the planet and our role in saving it becuase as Damon said “ The earth is hiring.” A huge thanks to local sponsors, Streamtime, Wacom and Google as well as The Commons, Ooooby, Three Thousand Thieves and Work-shop.

Photos were taken by New Heights Media.

Last week we had the incredible Nads Spencer speak to us on the theme “Wonder”. It was such an inspiring and uplifting talk. Thanks so much Nads! If you missed the talk, the vid will be up soon. A huge thanks to local sponsors, Streamtime, Wacom and Google as well as The Commons, Ooooby, Three Thousand Thieves and Work-shop. 

Photos were taken by Kyle Barney, New Heights Media.

This month Matt Barratt from Hoyne spoke on the theme “Preserve”. Such a thought provoking talk on Place-making and preserving culture. If you missed it, check out the video above. 

A huge thanks to our partners, Streamtime, Wacom and Google. Thanks everyone who came down and we’ll see you next month!

This month Google’s Creative Director, Tara Mckenty spoke on the theme “Inclusion”. Tara spoke about the necessity to build diverse teams and how inclusion and diversity is not just about doing good but it’s actually a smart decision that effects the bottom line.

A huge thanks to our partners, Streamtime, Wacom and Google. Thanks everyone who came down and we’ll see you next month!

Underwater Photographer and Free Diver, Lucas Handley spoke on the topic of “Water” and how to be creative under pressure…literally! 

Thank you to our sponsors Streamtime, Wacom and Google. 

This month architect and artist Chris Fox spoke to us on the theme “Symmetry”. Whilst researching the topic, Chris discovered that ‘symmetry’ was a concept far greater than what he initially thought. He delved into symmetry in geometry, nature, music and how it applies to his own practice. It was a fascinating talk!

This event was brought to you by Streamtime Software - a project management tool doing things differently and Wacom ANZ - a leader in pen and tablet technology. Thank you to our venue Work-Shop for the use of their incredible space! We enjoyed fresh fruit from Ooooby Sydney, delicious brew from Three Thousand Thieves and The Commons - a new co-working space in Sydney. Our chapter host is Nicole Velik from The Ideas Bodega and a huge thanks to our fantastic team of volunteers - This event was beautifully captured by Joyce and Kez from Taipan Films and New Heights Media Thank YOU for being part of our global creative community!

Last week we had the incredible Zeke’s Lunchbox AKA Julia Rich, talk to us on the theme “Surreal”. She spoke about her journey becoming an artist, the visual worlds she creates and the creatures that inhabit those worlds and how she manages to swing between fact and fantasy in her daily life being a full time artist.   

This event was brought to you by Streamtime Software - a project management tool doing things differently and Wacom ANZ - a leader in pen and tablet technology and our newest sponsor Google.  This event was beautifully captured by Joyce and Kez from New Heights Media  and Taipan Films. Thank YOU for being part of our global creative community!

Massive thanks to all the volunteers, Ooooby, Three Thousand Thieves and Workshop. The event is hosted by Nicole Velik from The Ideas Bodega.

At our last event, Sam Keene from Google spoke to us on the theme RESTART. He talked to us about AR, VR and his passion for pre-cinema animation. It was fascinating to see the parallels between this early period of the moving image and today’s cutting edge interactive technology.

This event was brought to you by Streamtime Software - a project management tool doing things differently and Wacom ANZ - a leader in pen and tablet technology and our newest sponsor Google.  This event was beautifully captured by Joyce and Kez from New Heights Media Thank YOU for being part of our global creative community!

This month Gabby Lord spoke to us on the theme “Honesty” She posed the question, Is honesty always the best policy? Gabby talked to us about her work, her design process and the reality of living and working abroad in Berlin. 

This event was brought to you by Streamtime Software - a project management tool doing things differently and Wacom ANZ - a leader in pen and tablet technology. Thank you to our venue Work-Shop for the use of their incredible space! We enjoyed fresh fruit from Ooooby Sydney, delicious brew from Three Thousand Thieves and Rugalach from Brooklyn Boy Bagels Our chapter host is Nicole Velik from The Ideas Bodega and a huge thanks to our fantastic team of volunteers - This event was beautifully captured by Joyce and Kez from @newheightsmedia Thank YOU for being part of our global creative community!


This month Vexta spoke to us on the theme “Chaos” She brilliantly talked us though Chaos Theory and how it relates to her work. She talked about her process and journey as an untrained artist who started out in street art.

Her talk was incredibly inspiring and people left with a sense that any dream is possible if you just start on the journey.

The event is brought to you by Streamtime Software - a project management tool doing things differently and Wacom ANZ - a leader in pen and tablet technology.

Thank you to our venue Work-Shop for the use of their incredible space! We enjoyed fresh fruit from Ooooby Sydney, delicious brew from Three Thousand Thieves, Rugalach from Brooklyn Boy Bagels and yoghurt from Chobani. Our chapter host is Nicole Velik from The Ideas Bodega and a huge thanks to our fantastic team of volunteers - Tom, Malou and Josie. This event was beautifully captured by @newheightsmedia. Thank YOU for being part of our global creative community!

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