Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Aussie stars Stephen Curry, Michala Banas step up for kidney health

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Two of Australia’s favourite personalities, comedian Stephen Curry and actor Michala Banas, have united to raise awareness for kidney health disease – and their crusade is personal. Michala and Stephen have developed light-hearted but important videos promoting kidney health to encourage Aussies to put on their red socks and sign up for the Red Sock Run this October to combat kidney disease. Michala almost lost her life when she was six years with an illness that required surgery to remove most of her left kidney in a life-saving operation.

Kaohsiung smart harbors forum launched to foster global tie-ups

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The southern city of Kaohsiung, known as the Maritime Capital and the Harbor Capital of Taiwan, serves as the best base for Taiwan to venture into marine technology. In recent years, with time evolution and industrial changes, the City Govt has been striving to promote the transformation of the Port of Kaohsiung from an industrial harbor to a people-oriented hub, while implementing strategic intelligence solutions in the advanced semiconductor industry and 5G-enabled applications and services with the aim of meeting the needs of future industrial transformation and achieving tech leadership in various fields.

Annual Trintech Connect to advance finance transformation initiatives

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Trintech, a global provider of integrated, cloud-based financial close solutions for the Office of Finance, kicks off Trintech Connect this fall with various regional sessions designed to address the unique needs of different audience segments. Our annual customer events empower global organizations to take the next step in their finance transformation journey and leverage automation across their entire reconciliation and financial close processes.

BLEND launches a program to help SaaS startups with geo-expansion

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BLEND Localization, the end-to-end localization platform for brands, announced the launch of its new, risk-free localization program ‘First-Stamp’ to help startups accelerate their geo-expansion plans. In line with BLEND’s mission to create a borderless world for brands, BLEND’s initiative aims to help fast-growing tech companies expand their global footprint and reach new audiences outside their country of origin with less risk, resources, and hassle.

Hackathon back as MetLife looks to lure top technology talent in Malaysia

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MetLife is hosting a virtual hackathon in October, as it seeks top tech talent to join the firm in one of its fast growing regions. “Hack4Job Coding Challenge – Kuala Lumpur” on Oct 14-16 will pit teams from across the world in a race to build innovative solutions and win prizes. At the end of the hackathon, qualifying participants will be invited to interview for a range of software development and cloud engineering roles in MetLife and its affiliates. MetLife is targeting dozens of roles, including infrastructure engineers, solutions architects, scrum masters and full stack engineers, as part a broader push into Malaysia and the Asian region.

MiamiWeb3 taps DeFiDAONews as its co-host to bolster Web3 adoption

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MiamiWeb3 Summit, the institutional Web3 conference taking place from 28th – 30th of November 2022, announces DeFiDAONews as co-host. By co-hosting MiamiWeb3, DeFiDAONews will use their experience and expertise in media, event content and marketing, to boost exposure of the event while fostering sustainable institutional growth of Web3.

SPIE now receiving applications for the 2023 SPIE Startup Challenge

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Applications are now open for the 2023 SPIE Startup Challenge. The annual entrepreneurial pitch competition is held by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, as part of SPIE Photonics West. In 2023, Photonics West will be held 28 January to 2 February in San Francisco's Moscone Center, with the SPIE Startup Challenge finals held 31 January.

Professor David Nutt to chair Mind Medicine Australia’s advisory panel

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Mind Medicine Australia (MMA) is launching a $1m fund to support the development of observational trials into psychedelic-assisted therapies to treat a range of mental illnesses. This is the biggest philanthropic commitment to psychedelic research in Australia, and has been organised by their Chairman Peter Hunt AM through the Hunt Family Foundation.

Basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal headlines the CreativeCubes.Co

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Held in South Melbourne at the creative co-working hub CreativeCubes.Co, basketball and business great Shaquille O’Neal joined a community of 260 eager Melbournians in an intimate fireside chat sharing what he has learned in business during his on and off court career. In a one-off exclusive experience, the NBA megastar and business mogul who is worth $400m (USD) shared stories about his successful 19 year basketball career across six teams, winning the NBA Rookie of the Year, four championships and 15 time All Star and NBA MVP.  O’Neal shared with the audience more than his identity as an elite sportsman.

Hunter Innovation Festival is back, joins forces with the Spark Festival

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Vibrant cities, renewable energy, circular economy, talent acquisition and local manufacturing are some of the multiple topics up for discussion at this year’s edition of Hunter IF Hunter Innovation Festival with leaders, operators, thinkers and builders coming together to showcase the Hunter as the place to innovate, to regenerate, to invest, and to accelerate.