Forum Highlights

Why Join This Forum

  1. Discover & increase awareness for futuristic applications of disruptive innovations and strengthen your business plan and strategy with customers
  2. Hear the latest insights and trends and study the use cases of established market leaders that have multiplied growth and remained ahead of the game with innovation and transformation
  3. Develop the capabilities and discuss about your organization’s services and solutions to build a successful structure and culture for organizational innovation and transformation
  4. Explore the future of job opportunities and the value that humans bring to the workplace in this amazing race between human and robots
  5. Create new business opportunities across a business community and work together with the government to better regulate the digital economy whilst encouraging and fostering innovation across industries
  6. Stay up-to-date to improve your business structure and development effectiveness by increasing translation and commercialisation of research
  7. Navigate through the new ecosystems and examine the implications that have on your business environment
  8. Analyze how the development of controversial disruptive innovations such as VR, AI, IoT, computer vision, autonomous vehicles, etc will impact employment, the economy and society at large
  9. Explore the opportunities and analyze the potential risks and pitfalls of integrating innovation and emerging technologies into your existing business models
  10. Respond to the changing nature of work by equipping all Australians and New Zealanders with skills relevant to 2030

Hot Topics to be Discussed

  • How Spotify, Didi Chuxing, SpaceX and Alibaba are Unleashing Innovations with Disruptive Business Models
  • How AI, Advanced Analytics and Super-Intelligence will Challenge Conventional Industries and Business Models
  • Disruptive Innovations in Transportations with Flying Cars and Taxis
  • Creating a Culture and Structure for Disruptive Innovation
  • How AI & Robotics Can Bring Massive Improvement in Automation
  • Blockchain Revolutionizing Healthcare, Food Safety & Security
  • Future of Medicine: Precision Medicine, Immunotherapy and CRISPR
  • Disruptive Innovation in Energy Storage, Batteries and Microgrids
  • AI’s Disruptive Implications in Legal, Consulting, Advisory and Banking
  • How Edge Computing Will Be Disruptive by 2022
  • 3D Printing Transforming Future of Manufacturing and Supply Chain
  • Re-Invent Business Models in a Disruptive Era
  • Learning Lessons from Companies That Failed
  • Translating Disruptive Innovations to Tangible Business Models

Pre-Forum Activities

Australia’s Top 15 Most Disruptive Start Ups to Watch Showcase & Disruptive Innovation Robotics Site Visit: 21 November 2018

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09:00 – 12:00: Australia’s Top 15 Most Disruptive Startups: How They Are Unlocking Innovations with Visionary Goals

Unique to this year’s forum is Australia’s Top 15 Most Disruptive Startups to watch out for, where you will gain eye-opening experience on how start ups are developing new innovations to disrupt future business models. From blockchain innovations to agtech, you will discover how these companies are penetrating new markets with compelling business models, unique innovations and culture. Expect to listen from exciting business models including Trove (insurtech startup), Plattar (augmented reality innovator) to leaders such as Amazon on their AI platform.

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13:00 – 16:00: Disruptive Innovation in Robotics Site Visit

In this unique and informative site visit, you will visit some of the world’s largest robotics research institutes. These institutes have been instrumental in developing breakthrough technologies and in conducting world-leading research and development of field robotics principles and systems.

They have also partnered with major national and international agencies in academia, government and industry, and has established a number of leading research centers funded by the Australian Research Council, mining, security and defence, and environmental agencies.