• 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...

  • The University of Sydney

    Learn first-hand from a leader in the field about developments in the quantum technology set to spark a new, worldwide...

  • Pozible

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

  • AKQA /UK

    The most innovative and enduring teams combine five characteristics for success and constant contribution. Find out...

  • 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...

  • Bahama Belle

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

  • Josephmark

    ‘Innovation’ may have lost all meaning, but that’s only because Australia’s doing it wrong – find out how, as a...

  • Rampersand

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

  • PUSH Collective

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

  • Büro North

      Soren Luckins launches a rallying call for true creatives to put down their digital tools and start dealing in...


Desperately seeking empathy

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


Designing Story – Worlds across platforms

A provocative discussion about the future formats of engaging audience across media. Take a trip through everything...

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