B2B ROCKS SYDNEY 2019 SCHEDULE

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Thursday 6 June 2019 - Conference Room
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8.30-9 AM Registration & Networking

Doors open, networking time and morning tea with other attendees, speakers, sponsors and guests.

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9-9.10 AM Opening Talk & Event Kickoff

Leo Denes & Axel Peyriere @ B2B Rocks

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Charles Prouse
9.10-9.20 AM Welcome Speech

Charles Prouse, Initiative Lead - Indigenous Supplier Diversity @ LendLease

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Ben Weinberger
9.20-9.40 AM TALK #1 - State of Play of Corporate Innovation in Australia

Ben Weinberger, Corporate Innovation Advisor @ CoVentured

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9.40-10.20 AM PANEL #1 - Challenges & Opportunities around Corporate & Startup Engagement

Anthony Johnston, CEO @ CoVentured (MC)

Angela Clark, CEO @ Beem it
Daniel Biondi, CTO ANZ @ DXC Technology
Albert Bielinko, Growth Investor @ Telstra Ventures
Jesse Arundell, Open Innovation & Partnership leads @ CBA

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Jasna Sims
10.20-10.40 AM TALK #2 - Lendlease's approach to innovation and Startups

Jasna Sims, Group Head of Innovation Culture @ Lendlease

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10.40-11.10 AM Coffee Break & Networking

Meet and engage with the audience. 

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11.10-11.50 AM PANEL #2 - Use of Blockchain in the B2B space

John Greenhow, Managing Director @ Peloton Blockhain (MC)

Tim Lea, Founder @ Tokenarty
Lambros Photios, CEO @ Station Five
Melissa Ran, Head of Global Partnerships & Operations @ bitfwd community
Yuka Tomita, APAC Sales Director, Pacific & Japan @ Ledger

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Robert Wickham
11.50 AM - 12.10 PM TALK #3 Create a Culture of Learning in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Robert Wickham, Vice President & Growth Program Manager, Asia Pacific Region @ Salesforce

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12.10-1.15 PM Lunch Break & Networking

Meet and engage with speakers, attendees, guests, sponsors and exhibitors. Fully catered conference. Food, drinks, teas and coffees included.

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1.15 - 2.15 PM B2B Rocks Scaleup Awards

5 B2B Scaleup Pitches in front of audience & judges

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1.30 - 2.15 PM Workshop : Removing the barriers between Corporates and Scaleups working together

Workshop mostly for scaleups and corporates

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2.15 - 3.15 PM B2B Rocks Startup Awards

5 B2B Startup Pitches in front of audience & judges

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2.15 - 3 PM Workshop : Got your Bot? Create one and get your time back!

Paul Baptist, APAC Vice President @ Salesforce
Mathew Porta, APAC Product Leader @ Salesforce

Come join Salesforce and learn how to create your own bot (on paper!) and see how you might be able to create time in your business!

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3-3.30 PM Coffee Break & Networking

Meet and engage with the audience. 

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3.30-4.10 PM PANEL #3 Founders Journey Feedbacks

Yifat Shirben, CEO & Co-Founder @ Flint & Spark (MC)

Mike Sharkey, CEO & Co-Founder @AutoPilot HQ
Ben Brophy, CEO & Co-Founder @Upwire
Jessica Ruhfus, CEO & Founder @ Collabosaurus
Matt Browne, CEO & Co-Founder @ DoneSafe

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4.10-4.30 PM TALK #4 - How start-ups innovate - Case studies from Hey You and Zambesi

Rebekah Campbell, Founder @ Zambesi.com

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4.30-5.10 PM PANEL #4 Going Global - Stories from the Trenches

Cynthia Dearin, Founder, International Business Strategist, Author & Keynote Speaker @ Dearin & Associates (MC)

Joanne Cooper, MD @ IDExchange
Mac Wang, Head of ANZ @ Stripe
Dai Williams, Chief Growth Officer @ SiteMinder
Sylvain Mansotte, CEO & Co-Founder @ Whispli

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5.10 PM Closing Remarks

Leo Denes @ B2B Rocks, Founder Australian edition

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5.20-9.00 PM Networking Cocktail

Meet and engage with B2B & SaaS leaders, thinkers and shakers, corporates, businesses, startups and scaleups while enjoying the most amazing view on Darling Harbour during Vivid Sydney Festival.

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Friday 7 June 2019 - Conference Room
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8.30-9.00 AM Registration & Networking

Doors open, morning tea and networking

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8.55-9 AM Opening Talk 

Leo Denes, Founder of the Australian Edition @ B2B Rocks
Andrew Everingham, Founder & Leader @ Capital-e (MC)

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9-9.20 AM TALK #5 - How data is changing our lives

Lisa Claes, CEO of CoreLogic International @ Core Logic

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Liz Jakubowski
9.20-10 AM PANEL #5 - Women entrepreneurship in the B2B space

Liz Jakubowski, Director & Founder @ Data61 (MC)

Lisa Claes, CEO @ Core Logic
Danielle Lewis, CEO & Co-Founder @ Scrunch
Stella Unphongphan, Director @ SoGal
Michelle Deaker, Managing Partner @ OneVentures

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10-10.30 AM Coffee Break & Networking

Meet and engage with the audience. 

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10.30 - 11.15 AM Workshop : From Startup to Scaleup Using Technology

Stephane With, Marketing Automation Solution Engineer @ Salesforce

Come join Salesforce to hear from tech peers on how Marketing Automation accelerates growth and creates scale in startups !

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10.30 - 11.15 AM Workshop : The step by step formula for international success

Workshop by our partner Dearin & Associates

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11.15 AM - 12 PM Fireside chat : Stripe 

Moderated by Dave Gardiner, Venture Partner @ Carthona Capital
Mac Wang, Head of ANZ @ Stripe
Yaniv Bernstein, CTO @ AirTasker

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12-1.30 PM Lunch Break & Networking

Meet and engage with speakers, attendees, guests, sponsors and exhibitors. Fully catered conference. Food, drinks, teas and coffees included.

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1.30 - 2.10 PM PANEL #6 - State of play of the indigenous startup ecosystem

Ciaran Hennessy, Global Head Of Technology Research And Development @ Lendlease (MC)

Charles Prouse, Initiative Lead - Indigenous Supplier Diversity @ LendLease
Rob Halsall, Head of Procurement (CPO) @ Westpac NZ Corey Brown, CEO @ Goana Solutions
Liam Ridgeway, Co-Founder @ Ngakkan Nyaagu and @ Indigitek

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David Kenney
2.10-2.30 PM TALK #6 - Building a 7-figure business and beyond

David Kenney, Advisor, Mentor, Partner @ Hall Chadwick

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2.30 - 3.10 PM PANEL #7 - The "Famous" B2B Investors Panel

David Kenney, Advisor, Mentor, Partner @ Hall Chadwick (MC)

Damian Fox, Investment Director @ Carthona Capital
Elicia MacDonald, Investor @ Airtree VC
Andrey Shirben, Founding Partner @ Follow the Seed
Grant Chamberlain, Partner @ OneVentures

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3.10-3.20 PM Closing Remarks

Leo Denes @ B2B Rocks, Founder Australian edition

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3.20-4.30 PM Networking 

Meet and engage with B2B & SaaS leaders, thinkers and shakers, corporates, businesses, startups and scaleups.