Unlocking Success: Harnessing Technological Disruption for Business Growth

  • 21 November 2023
  • 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Canberra Innovation Network, Level 5, 1 Moore Street Canberra, ACT

Event information

Hosted by auDA in partnership with the Canberra Innovation Network and Canberra Business Chamber, this event will examine how existing and emerging businesses can embrace new technologies to support future growth and innovation.

The event will feature a panel discussion exploring three key themes for businesses:

  1. Innovation as survival: discover why adapting to new technologies and fostering innovation is important to grow and sustain small businesses. We will share stories of successful businesses that have thrived by embracing change.
  2. Tech-forward strategies: dive into the world of current and emerging technologies, including Generative AI and the internet of things (IoT). Our experts will provide practical guidance to keep pace with the rapidly changing tech landscape.
  3. Future-proofing your business: gain invaluable advice to prepare your small business for what is ahead as our panellists share their expectations for the next big technological disruptions.

Meet the Panellists:

Mandy Snashall

Mandy is co-founder of the Canberra company Digital Design Partners (DPP). She’s a self-confessed tech-geek with a passion for challenging the status-quo, empowering people, and encouraging organisations to stretch beyond their conventional modes of operation. With over 15 years’ experience leading Business and Digital transformation programs, Mandy specialises in designing simple solutions to complex problems, through process improvement, human centred co-design and the innovative use of technology.

Dr Craig Davis

Craig Davis is a tech entrepreneur with a two-decade track record of driving innovation and growth in startups. As the GM of Growth Programs at Canberra Innovation Network, Craig has a deep interest in the commercialisation of Australian research and innovations.

Andrew McCallum

Andrew McCallum is the Manager of Membership and Community Engagement at auDA. In that role he is responsible for administering auDA’s membership program including development of benefits and services for .au members; as well as our national event schedule. Andrew is passionate about promoting the .au as a trusted and uniquely Australian national asset.

Business owners, entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts, and anyone eager to thrive in the digital age. Don’t miss this opportunity to unlock the secrets of technological disruption and ensure the growth and sustainability of your business. Join us and connect with industry experts and fellow innovators at this inspiring event.

Drinks and canapes will be served and the event will provide the opportunity to network with your fellow Canberra .au members.

If you’re not yet a .au member, come along to see what it’s about. .au membership demonstrates your support for an open, free, secure and global internet. It’s complimentary and provides you access to a range of benefits including updates on current and emerging digital trends and invitations to exclusive member events. Join today!