• 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...

  • 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...

  • SapientNitro

    As Natural-Language-Processors, AI and voice-based interfaces improve, discover how human computer communication,...

  • Thumbtack /USA

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

  • Flaunt Marketing

    A mind-boggling look at how the over 50s have taken over the world and what actions need to be taken as a result.

  • Josephmark

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

  • The Mill /USA

    There are many misconceptions that immersive media is prohibitively expensive or inaccessible. Prepare to break down...

  • Beattie Wines

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

  • Büro North

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


    Get ahead of the game and up to speed with the latest trends in programming ahead of SXSW 2017


Build Your Own Chat Bot

As the team breaks down some of the foremost concepts and myths around AI, you’ll gain a deep understanding of the...


Smart Cities³ (3 viewpoints)

Over the next 40 years, Melbourne’s population is projected to reach that of Sydney, with both cities’ population...

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