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Curate Space is the Victorian Government’s Digital Innovation Festival Hub.
We are proud to be partnering with the Victorian Government to deliver a ten day program of events, for audiences in the venue and online via the live stream. We are also the home for the festival team, working from our Festivals and Events Industry Coworking Space.

#DIFHub18 runs over 10 days from Monday 27 August to Friday 7 September 10.00am – 7.30pm in the heart of the Melbourne CBD @ Curate Space.

The DIF Hub program 2018
Each day is a coworking day with up to 4 sessions on offer: kick off with a morning break with techs sharing their latest innovations; enjoy a lunch ‘n’ learn session with industry experts; join in a deep dive discussion with thought leaders and at the end wind down and meet inspiring entrepreneurs. Each session will be unique and provide opportunities to connect and explore how technology is making a difference in Melbourne.

Morning T(ech) 10.00 – 11.30 am

Tech entrepreneurs use digital tools to make business and society better. Start your day with those driving digital innovation in Melbourne. Hear the latest ideas or solutions to market from the experts.

Lunch ‘n’ Learn 12.30 – 2.00 pm

Learn top tips, hear latest trends, get inside info or learn practical guidance. Hear from industry experts from tech to business – there’s something for everyone.

Deep Dive 3.00 pm – 4.30 pm

Challenge your mind and explore digital innovation. Join an open session and thrash out ideas with others from industry, government and research.

Lessons Learned 6pm – 7.30 pm

Meet Melbourne entrepreneurs and tech startups and hear what they’ve learned along the way. Leadership and resilience are qualities these speakers share.

Session Information
- Sessions are scheduled Monday 27 August to Friday 7 September.
- Each day runs from 10.00am to 7.30pm and has four sessions as part of a series,
- Sessions run for 90minutes and include discussion and networking for audience and panelists to engage.
- Select sessions will be broadcast via Curate Space online, Facebook Live and available on YouTube post the event.
- Each day will have a theme that brings together the sessions into a “mini-conference”.

Diversity of ideas and people is a core value of the Festival. Speakers will share their varied experiences.

- Speakers could be a startup entrepreneur, international student, digital evangelist, technology expert, academic leader, government change agent, career changer or skilled migrant who has made Melbourne their home – they are all part of The DIF.
- Over the past few months people have registered their interest to share their experience and knowledge as part of the festival this year either as an event host or speaker.
- Speakers will be listed in the full program and information updated on the DIF calendar.
- Open invitation for Melbourne-based speakers to be part of The DIF Hub line up.

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