• Technology is not about breakthroughs

    Technology is not about breakthroughs
    Alysha Naples

  • Pause has done wonders to me and opened me up to so much

    Pause has done wonders to me and opened me up to so much
    Rebecca Rusinovic

  • Had an amazing time at Pause

    Had an amazing time at Pause
    Cat Hayes

#Pause2018: Journey = Destination

Watch out for announcements below. 

Meet the Pause 2018 Programmers

We have carefully crafted Pause 2018 Programming team with an absolute eco-system champions to start preparing you for the 10th Anniversary of Pause in 2020 - NOW. The team consists of dynamic multi-talented industry veterans deeply...

  • PUSH Collective

    Trump's election and Brexit signal the beginning of an era dominated by mistrust, conflict and widespread...

  • VicHyper

    A local look at the futuristic Hyperloop concept from the driving forces behind a team that has defied global...

  • Beattie Wines

    A successful global entrepreneur herself, Beattie is committed to supporting the growth of startup culture in Victoria...

  • Castor & Pollux

    Encouraging an industry that has been nearly completely democratised to think more laterally and move towards the...

  • Etsy /USA

    Get answers to burning questions about building products globally, successfully and for culturally diverse users.

  • Pozible

    A short introduction into Pozible platform, it's successful projects and how can you use it to your funding advantage.

  • Covo /USA

    Being an entrepreneur isn’t what it used to be. Learn how the evolution of work is shaping the spaces around us and...

  • NASA

    See how NASA’s Hybrid Reality Lab develops a first-generation Holodeck for astronaut training, engineering design, and...


Desperately seeking empathy

Bring your questions, ears, mouths, eyes, pencil and paper for this workshop on design as therapy, complete with a...


Music To Our Ears: Technology & The Music Industry

Some of the brightest and busiest minds in the music world discuss how the industry is finally embracing technology....

Upcoming Events

Smart Cities Collaboration

10 February 2017
ACMI Cube Stage, Fed Square, Melbourne

Signal-Void by Substance

Signal/Void is a darker perspective on the networks we belong to and take part in every day: some voluntary, some...



Put simply, Plattar is the world’s simplest augmented reality creator.   An AR and MR enablement platform, it allows brands to easily and affordably build, manage and deploy their own AR apps and experiences, giving agencies the...


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I think Pause is great because it’s sparking those conversations, it’s putting people in a context that they wouldn’t normally be in. – Taryn Williams, Wink Models