• Share the stage with the world’s best

    Share the stage with the world’s best
    Speaker

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    Engage in a deep conversation
    Panel

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    Interact with our audiences
    workshop

  • Join top 75 startups across three days

    Join top 75 startups across three days
    startup expo

Pause 2018 launched call for entries

Over three days in February, Pause 2018 will be the epicentre for the world's creative, tech and business community. If you are a leader in your field, tech savant, digital manipulator, rule-breaker or troublemaker with a dangerous idea that will one day make a difference to the world, then we want to hear from you!

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Pause 2018 launched call for entries, apply now.

Over three days in February, Pause 2018 will be the epicentre for the world's creative, tech and business community. A gathering of great minds with new ideas, or solutions to old problems. Expressions of interest are now open for...

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  • Pixar Animation Studios /USA

    The session looks at the evolution of characters in Pixar’s animated features and how advances in technology has...

    Creative
  • NASA

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

    Tech
  • Bahama Belle

    The challenges faced by startups are not dependent on age of experience. Get the lowdown form Pause’s youngest speaker...

    Business
  • Scale Investors

    A short introduction into Scale's investment portfolio, it's successful startups and what do you need to know before...

    Tech
  • Castor & Pollux

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

    Creative
  • Thumbtack /USA

    When well-defined, a company’s core values act as an important guide for every action taken. Hear about Thumbtack’s...

    Business
  • LaunchVic

    Discover how LaunchVic is creating tomorrow’s growth and prosperity by accelerating connections between people and...

    Tech
  • PUSH Collective

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

    Creative
  • 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...

    Creative

How Design Thinking is Changing Business

Design thinking is a framework for delivering great experiences to your clients. Discover where it comes from and...

Business

Raising Start-Up Capital in Australia

In an interactive session designed to answer the burgeoning questions around raising start-up capital, we hear from...

Tech
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...

Motion

Plattar

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...

2016

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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