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Date: 22 May 2018

Real World Conversation  |  Crossing the Entrepreneurial Divide - City meets the Bush

Featuring QUTCEA Entrepreneur in Residence, Allan Jones and a panel of speakers.

Crossing the Entrepreneurship Divide - City meets Bush will feature a panel of three entrepreneurs, led in discussion by Real World Futures regular moderator (and entrepreneur) Danielle Duell.

Speakers include:

Alan Jones, entrepreneur-in-residence for KPMG and QUT Creative Enterprise Australia. Alan is a seasoned tech entrepreneur and a fervent advocate for the role tech startups can play in regional centres;

Duncan Brown, director of Brisbane Valley Protein, which is applying startup principles to intensify land use on its holdings near Coominya in the Brisbane Valley. BVP is on the verge of developing an export quail industry with an Asian market in sight and is creating its own startup precinct in the Brisbane Valley.

Joy Taylor, co-founder and community manager of Canvas Coworking Space in Toowoomba, the centre of gravity for 60 starters working in Queensland's largest inland city. Joy is also a co-founder of WiRE (Women in Rural, Regional and Remote Enterprises).

QUT is putting increased focus on regional innovation and entrepreneurship. It was central to the MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp hosted at the university in February. 

This forum will be the opportunity to learn more, then do more and meet with others of shared interest in technology, entrepreneurship and the future of work.

Bookings are now open.   Register here 

Date:
22 May 2018
Time:
7am for 7.15am start - 9am
Location:
QUT Gardens Point campus, 2 George Street, Brisbane
Room:
Gardens Theatre Foyer
Cost:
$25.00
Organisation:
QUT
Info:
Kathy McCabe
Phone:
(07) 3138 1906
E-mail:
kathy.mccabe@qut.edu.au
Website:
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Content sourced from QUT News Web Service.

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