Innovation by co-creation - Practical how to

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ACS Innovation & Technology Hub

Level 27, Tower 1 (the red tower) 100 Barangaroo Avenue · Sydney

How to find us

A registration desk will be located on the ground floor lobby to provide you with access through the gates.

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What we'll do

We are happy to announce a special Meetup event in partnership with the international conference INNOV8RS that comes to Sydney for the first time (more about INNOV8RS and a 50% discount code at the end of this event description).

As part of their local community engagement, INNOV8RS brings a highly acclaimed guest speaker and some of their international attendees that are interested to meet local professionals to our meetup.

Our event partner ACS NSW has kindly offered to host this event in their stunning event space (sunset view to the Blue Mountains if you arrive before 6 pm!) and to provide some food and drinks for our traditional networking session after the interactive talk.

Successful Innovation by co-creation
Innovation is crucial for any organisation to survive. More and more companies start to engage their employees all over their organisation to innovate. This boosts creativity and helps generate an incredible amount of innovative ideas. But they still face the challenge of true co-creation with multi-disciplinary teams.

Many innovators tend to focus on their own field and rely on their own experience.
• How can you make sure they involve all concerned groups (customers and/or other departments) in the design and development of the solution?
• How to handle business cases with new initiatives where future outcome is not benchmarked yet?
• How to design your organisation to foster co-creation?

Our speakers Philippe and Tarra will try to answer those questions and provide you with easy tips during a cafe-style open discussion. Join the conversation, bring your current challenges or concerns to question them and they will help you work out a path for your situation.

5.45 pm: Doors open, arrival chats
6.15 pm: Successful Innovation by co-creation
7.30 pm: Networking drinks & food
8.30 pm: Event closes

Tarra van Amerongen is an innovation leader focused on the intersection of strategy, de-sign and technology. As Group Director at FJORD Sydney, she takes the agility and hustle of the start-up mindset and the toolset from design thinking and experimentation to design and launch ground-breaking concepts and business models for some of the most important companies in Australia.

Philippe Smets is expert in employee engagement and helping companies adopt a digital DNA during their digital transformation. He is co-founder of &next, a boutique consultancy for people centric digital transformation. Their mission: making sure people enjoy their work and help their company grow through an integration of data insights, team engagement and customer experience to deliver meaningful interactions.

INNOV8RS, the #1 glocal community for corporate innovators, is coming to Sydney 25-27 September 2018. Join peers from 5 continents for 3 days of learning and networking, with 50+ sessions covering everything innovation from A to Z and start to scale.

As part of this partnership with the Digital Transformation Sydney Meetup, INNOV8RS offers the first 7 members signing up for the conference a 50% discount! The discount code DTSYD50 applies for 7x half price individual or team bookings (3 people package) – that's up to 21 people!

Take a look at the agenda with amazing speakers and workshops, then quickly book a spot for yourself or your team: