APRU MetaGame Conference 2022 successfully concludes in Hong Kong
Live-streamed from Hong Kong, the 3rd APRU MetaGame Conference concluded on 27 August, to a resounding success, during which academics and industry experts discussed policies, challenges and opportunities on the development of esports in higher education. Hosted by Cyberport and in partnership with The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), APRU MetaGame Conference 2022 brought together leading scholars from the APAC region, and were joined by over 2,000 participants from over 30 countries.
Australia thought leaders headline the HR + L&D Innovation Tech Fest 2022
Two in-depth research reports have recently been released, focused on the HR and Learning and Development (L&D) sectors, with findings set to influence the behaviour of decision makers in the space. Themes that emerged from the research were used to build the agenda for the upcoming HR + L&D Innovation & Tech Fest 2022, two major industry conferences hosted concurrently that are set to bring together over 1,000 HR and L&D professionals.
ManageEngine takes final leg of its Australian Cloud Series to Brisbane
ManageEngine, the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corp, is bringing its Australian Cloud Series 2023 to Brisbane on 14 March after successful events in Perth and Adelaide. The Australian Cloud Series 2023 will share best practices for firms to stay resilient despite external disruptions while still maximising the benefits of the cloud; boosting the end-user experience; ensuring faster, platform-native AI and more. The series aims to equip IT and security decision-makers with the tools to navigate the wave of digital transformation.
Mind Blank’s Ally Kelly receives award for her suicide prevention initiatives
Ally Kelly has been awarded with the Outstanding Achievement Award, which is presented by Suicide Prevention Australia as part of the LiFE awards 2021.
Estée Lauder launches ELEL fund to advance women redefining leadership
Estée Lauder, the flagship brand of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., announced the launch of the Estée Lauder Emerging Leaders (ELEL) Fund, a charitable fund under The Estée Lauder Companies Charitable Foundation. The fund’s mission is to redefine leadership by supporting a new generation of emerging women leaders and challenging leadership gender stereotypes. The Fund will support firms that provide opportunities for leadership development, cultivate supportive communities and advocate for emerging leaders who have a vision for change.
The future is digital: Why digital transformation in B2B is imperative
Selling and customer engagement in B2B demands a higher degree of personalisation and engagement. In pre-pandemic times, enterprises struggled with leakage, with outdated sales engagement and channels – post-covid showed that digital is no longer an option but an imperative. In an ever-changing world, where should the CEO’s attention be focused?
Professor David Nutt to chair Mind Medicine Australia’s advisory panel
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.
IAB Australia and OMA collaborate to host Powering DOOH 2023 program
IAB Australia and the Outdoor Media Association (OMA) are collaborating to curate Powering DOOH 2023. The one-day conference which will be held on 30 March 2023, will present practical content and high-level and strategic planning sessions around Programmatic OOH. Programmatic buying of OOH enhances any campaigns reach, targeting audiences engaged in the real world. Programmatic DOOH delivers highly visible campaigns at scale, reaching audiences in a receptive mindset. The OMA reports that Out of Home (OOH) revenue has rebounded in Q3 2022 to near pre-pandemic levels. Digital OOH revenue accounts for 62.5% of total revenue, having grown rapidly over the last five years from just 47.3% in 2017.
Australian wine startup leads global initiative to change millions of lives
Little Ripples, the groundbreaking purpose-led wine company, on a mission to help provide clean drinking water to the world, has partnered with world-renowned premium wine business Pernod Ricard Winemakers and major retailers worldwide to help provide clean drinking water to five million people over the next ten years. The initiative is one of the largest of its kind anywhere in the world with the joint ambition to help people in need access life’s most precious resource.
Online Retailer casts exciting speaker draw cards for its in person event
Australia's eCommerce conference & expo will be back in-person on the 20th and 21st of July at the ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre. After two years of pandemic restrictions, Online Retailer is back with a top programme of industry leaders, retail masters and trend setters.