Meet three Australian women leading the way in health, science and technology

From fighting COVID-19 to developing social robots, these three Australian women are leading in their sectors and all have strong connections to the meetings industry:   Hailing from Melbourne, Professor Sharon Lewin AO is the inaugural Director of the Doherty Institute, a joint venture between the University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital. Professor Lewin has become a regular ...

Charity Film Awards to go ahead as virtual event

The Charity Film Awards, which celebrates the best films and videos made for charity, is going virtual in 2020 due to Covid-19.

Tech conference QODE partners with YouTube to go virtual

QODE, a tech conference based in Brisbane, has partnered with YouTube to stream the conference live, free of charge.

A call for your virtual events

As the majority of people are now working at home, and with no live events able to run, the events industry continues to demonstrate its creativity to keep content rolling. As the industry remains mothballed, it is the ideal time to develop knowledge.

Ungerboeck goes virtual for its Unite EMEA conference

Global event technology platform Ungerboeck is making its 2020 Ungerboeck Unite EMEA Conference a virtual event.

Japanese children hold virtual Minecraft school graduation

Coronavirus quarantine did not stop primary school children from Nagano in Japan celebrating their graduation. Their answer? They built a virtual graduation ceremony - on Minecraft!

Cisco comes back Live with digital event in June

Following the cancellation of Cisco Live Melbourne, 3-6 March, Cisco has relaunched the event as a complimentary, full-scale digital event.

Visit by GES achieves ISO 27001 data security certification

GES, a global full-service provider for live events, has secured ISO 27001 certification, recognising its achievements in data security.

SXSW ‘show must go on’ as organisers explore virtual options

Organisers of tech and music conference South by Southwest (SXSW) have said they were “devastated” by the decision of The City of Austin authorities to cancel the March dates for SXSW and SXSW EDU. The show was to have run 13-22 March attracting 400,000 visitors.

Aventri releases easy check-in app Aventri Aloha

Event management software company Aventri has unveiled Aventri Aloha, an easy-to-use iPad app for checking in to small and medium sized events.

Corporate Travel Manager role is expanding, says Cvent report

Cvent has published its 2020 Cvent Travel Managers Report – UK Edition, offering new insights into what corporate travel managers in the UK are looking for.

Consumers want immersive tech at events, says Epson report

A new report commissioned by Epson says that 50% of UK consumers want to physicaly participate in events, not just watch them.

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