• 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...

  • Shelli Trung

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

  • SapientNitro

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


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

  • Isobar

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

  • all future everything /LTU

    Bringing you insights from the bleeding edge of technological and creative development in augmented, mixed and virtual...

  • The Mill /LA

    Get ready for a close up of BLACKBIRD – the first fully adjustable car rig that creates photoreal CG cars. 

  • Thumbtack /USA

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

  • EM Advisory

    A short introduction into EM Advisory's portfolio and how they can help your business scale or IPO like a champ.

  • 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...


How Design Thinking is Changing Business

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


Raising Start-Up Capital in Australia

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

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