11:30 am, doors open for registration. Come early and network!
12:00 pm, Opening remarks, Networking & a delicious meal prepared by the chef at the Elmhurst Inn.
1:30 pm, Successful Business Spotlight & Volunteer Business Mentor recognition.
2:30 pm, Michael Eales, International Partner & Strategy Designer with Business Models Inc., presents his keynote: “Manage uncertainty and thrive in an age of disruption, with new tools, skills and mindset”.
4:00 pm: Presentations conclude. All are welcome to stay, enjoy refreshments and network until our Starter Company showcase ends at 4:30 pm.
About Michael Eales:
Michael is an international partner for design and innovation consultancy Business Models Inc. Michael is a business owner, design strategist, social innovator and loves prototyping the future. He is an experienced business designer and change agent with experience in implementing successful initiatives within the government, not for profit, the startup and corporate sectors. He has a conviction that you can better predict what people need, not by asking them, but by understanding what they’re engaging with now — where they’re spending their time! This primary interest in emerging trends that drive human behaviour underpins the work he does with clients seeking help with business model design and innovation.
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