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DAZE Sydney 2016
  • Date
    19th - 20th September
  • Location
    Art Gallery of NSW
  • Tickets
    300 Tickets
  • Speakers
    50 Speakers
Sep 2016
Master the Fourth Industrial Revolution
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DAZE is the interface between creativity & technology providing an original blueprint for mastering the scale, scope, and complexities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

DAZE unlocks the world’s best ideas and strategies on how to employ Innovative Thinking, Strategic Design, Creativity, Digital Technologies, and Entrepreneurial Bravado, to radically transform and improve enterprise performance and reach.

DAZE provides the latest insights for organisations to transform their Brands, Business Model, Customer Relationships, Internal Processes and Value Propositions.

Digitization is rewriting the competition rules. Master the strategies needed to address the challenges posed by the digital revolution.

Stay ahead of the innovation curve. Gain insights from the world’s best consultants, academics, executives and startups who have thrived in the new digital economy.

As increasing automation forces firms into a zero-sum game for efficiency, learn how human creativity represents a true competitive advantage for your organisation.


DAZE bring together the world’s leading digital advisors, academics, incumbent executives across industries with start-up companies to collaborate, network, and gain a competitive advantage in highly competitive markets.

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CEO, Faethm
Fi Bendall
CEO at Bendalls Group
Jason Hosking
Founding Director & CEO at HIVERY and Red Garage
Kelly Ferguson
Chief Information Officer, Origin Energy Australia
Rui Roderigues AFR
Managing Director, Tank Stream Ventures
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Digital Director, Product & Audience, Yahoo7
Editor-in-chief, Monocle, Founder and chairman, Winkreative
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    Partner at PwC
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    COO at HSBC, CEO & Founder Chekk
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    Director, Guardian Labs, Guardian News & Media
    Felicity Grey
    Managing Director, Nuffnang
      Libby Minogue
      Executive General Manager, Media, Marketing & Property Related Services at REA Group
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        Partner, Group SJR and Colloquial
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        CEO, InSkin Media, UK
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        Research Scientist, MIT Center for Information Systems Research
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        CEO & Founder, Second Road
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        Director, Behavioural & Cognitive Science, Ipsos Australia
        Christopher Panzetta
        Managing Director, S1T2
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        Senior Strategic Designer, BCG Digital Ventures
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        Senior Lecturer in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, University of NSW
        Dominic Bressan
        Co-Founder & CEO, AirService
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          Chief Edge Officer, Centre for the Edge, Deloitte
          Katherine Griffiths
          Client Service Director, BuzzFeed
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          Chief Strategy Officer, Carat
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          Head of Enterprise Business Development, Amazon Web Services
          Vijay Solanki
          CEO, IAB
          Adrian Turner
          CEO, Data61
          Danny Bass
          CEO, IPG Mediabrands
          Peter Corbett
          Director, TMT Strategy, Monitor Deloitte
          Jodie Sangster
          CEO, ADMA
          Craig Davis
          CMO, Sendle
          Bridget Gray
          Managing Director, Harvey Nash
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          Executive Creative Director & Partner, The Hallway
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          Director, Buzinga App Development & Innovation Consultancy
          • Monday 19 September
            Day 1
          • Tuesday 20 September
            Day 2
          • Morning Sessions
          • Afternoon Sessions
          • Evening Cocktail Function
          9:00 - 10:15 Digital Alchemy: Overcome Inertia & Confront The Growth Paradox
          Pragmatic insights from incumbent executives leading from the frontline on how to initiate growth, build momentum, and manage business opportunities across multiple time horizons

          • Peter Williams, Chief Edge Officer, Deloitte
          • Caroline Casey, Digital Director, Yahoo 7

          10:15am – 10.55am Australia’s Tech Dilemma
          How to shake things up and spearhead your digital and innovation agenda, invest in the right capabilities, and overcome regulatory and other hurdles to propel your firm into the future

          • Craig Rees, Chief product officer, Unlockd
          • Peter Corbett, Director TMT Strategy, Deloitte
          • Claire Rawlins, Group Executive – Digital & Technology, IAG Digital Labs

          11:15am – 12.30pm Innovation Economics: Theory to Practice
          Redesigning process and delivery to scale innovation: Tips from our best Advisors, Academics & Innovators

          • Tony Golsby-Smith, CEO & Founder, 2nd Road
          • Fi Bendall, CEO, Bendall Group
          • Jon Kaehne, Head of Enterprise Transformation, Amazon Web Services

          12:30pm – 1:10pm The Strategic Transformation Dialogue
          What three things can make or break me in the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Understand the new risks, learn the levers that boost company performance, and form a clear view of the competitive landscape

          • Jason Hosking, Founding Director & CEO at The Hivery and Red Garage
          • Libby Minogue, Executive General Manager of Marketing, Media and Property Related Services, REA Group
          • Vijay Solanki, CEO, IAB
          • Michael Priddis, CEO, Faethm AI

          2:00pm - 4:00pm The Evolution of an Incumbent: Deconstructing Pivoting
          Re-write your firm's second act for the Fourth Industrial Revolution through adjacency, reinvention, and strategic partnerships

          4:15pm – 5:30pm The Math, The Madness, and The Customer
          Gain a holistic view of your customer to align company strategy to exceptional experiences. Learn about consumer behavior and the metrics that matter to reinforce brand positioning, earn customer advocacy and drive top line growth.

          • Hugo Drayton, CEO, InSkin Media UK
          • Pascal Bourgeat, Director of Consulting, Behavioural and Cognitive Science, Ipsos
          • Billy Sind, Co-Founder SJR, Los Angeles

          5:30pm - 7:30pm Networking Cocktail Function
          Evening networking over cocktails, canapes, and a private viewing of the Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera exhibition

          A rare chance to privately view masterpieces by the two leading figures of Mexican 20th-century art

          • Morning Sessions
          • Afternoon Sessions
          9:00am – 9.45am The Creator’s Code: Entrepreneurship & Innovative Business Models
          Tyler Brule talks through the thinking behind life in the fast lane

          9:45am – 11.15am The Founder’s Mind-Set & Funding Innovation
          Learn from these entrepreneurial experts and Venture Capitalists on how to start & fund an empire

          • Craig Davis, Chief Marketing Officer, Sendle
          • Dominic Bressan, CEO & Co-Founder, AirService
          • Dr Martin Bliemel, Senior Lecturer in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, UNSW
          • Rui Rodrigues, Managing Partner, Tank Stream Ventures
          • Aaron LePoiveden, Partner, PwC

          12:15pm – 1:30pm Inflection Points: The Path to Impact
          What you need to know now about applying tomorrow’s technology, push boundaries, and sequence initiatives to creatively solve business problems

          • Chris Naylor, Senior Strategic Designer, BCG Digital Ventures
          • Chris Panzetta, Creative Director, S1T2
          • Kristine Dery, Research Scientist, MIT Center for Information Systems Research, Boston

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          1.30pm – 2.10pm Re-imagining value creation for customer satisfaction
          Learn how to adopt next-generation technologies and integrate experience design, digital media, and social networking to drive innovation and reinvent the customer journey

          • Jodie Sangster, CEO, ADMA
          • Felicity Grey, MD, Nuffnang
          • Danny Bass, CEO, IPG Mediabrands
          • Aaron Mitchie, Director, Guardian Labs, Guardian News & Media

          2.30pm- 3.00pm Making digital imperialism work for you
          Leveraging technology to embed speed and gain competitive advantage.

          3:00pm – 3:45pm Getting more from Global Digital Technologies & Platforms

          • Sam Hegg, Chief Strategy Officer, Carat
          • Douglas Nichol, Partner, The Works
          • Logan Merrick, Co-Founder & Director, Buzinga App Development

          4:15pm – 4:45pm Managing Talent, Leadership and Culture in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
          Building the capability to disrupt and transform amid growing organisational complexity

          4:45pm – 5:00pm Final Remarks & Conference Close
          Thanks for attending. You made it all the way through! See you next year!

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          Listen to and network with over 50 of the world’s best thinkers on creativity, digital strategy and transformation.

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          Sponsorship Opportunities

          Our bespoke sponsorship opportunities present unique ways to align your brand and get your company in front of DAZE’s influential audience.

          With business leaders and C-suite executives in attendance, DAZE will provide a platform to showcase your products and services, develop relationships and form strategic partnerships with the major decision makers who drive their company’s digital transformation agenda.

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            Winston Churchill

            Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.

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            Dwight D. Eisenhower

            Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.

          • John Everett Millais, Benjamin Disraeli (1881)
            Benjamin Disraeli

            Change is inevitable. Change is constant.

          • John D. Rockefeller
            John D. Rockefeller

            If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

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            General George S. Patton

            If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.

          Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
          Art Gallery Rd, Sydney NSW 2000
          10 mins walk from St James and Martin Place stations