• Share the stage with the world’s best

    Share the stage with the world’s best
    Speaker

  • Engage in a deep conversation

    Engage in a deep conversation
    Panel

  • Interact with our audiences

    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...

News
  • Frog /USA

    Harry West shares his thoughts on how design thinking may have made everyone a “designer', but, when everything is...

    Business
  • SapientNitro

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

    Creative
  • Isobar

    Dive into self-drive with the lowdown on autonomous car technology

    Tech
  • SXSW /USA

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

    Business
  • Pixar Animation Studios /USA

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

    Creative
  • Shelli Trung

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

    Tech
  • Rampersand

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

    Tech
  • Beattie Wines

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

    Tech
  • Castor & Pollux

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

    Creative

Get site specific

Get inspired by your own location as you discover insights into site specific immersive installations at the...

Business

Navigating our virtual future

Panel description: An opportunity to hear in depth about a playful and more intuitive way of exploring virtual...

Business
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