2019 HUNTER INNOVATION FESTIVAL

With over 30 different events and activities on the program, there are plenty of opportunities for you to connect with innovation across a range of industries throughout the Hunter. Events range from workshops, interactive sessions, performances, installations, speaker events and more – there really is something for everyone!

Printable Program – A printable program will be available soon.

Event Application Form – There’s still time to include an event in the 2019 festival, please click here to access the online event application form.

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May 06
LEGO® Club
The Space, Newcastle Region Library - 15 Laman Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 06
MiniSparx+BigSparx: Makers of Change
The Avenue - 309 King St , Newcastle West, NSW 2302
May 06
Luna Light Installation
Newcastle Civic Park - King Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 07
Humans Vs Robots : The Great Job Security Debate
Room X501, NeW Space, The University of Newcastle - Hunter St & Auckland St
May 07
How to get involved in your smart city
Newcastle Region Library - 15 Laman Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 08
360 Reasons VR Demo
Newcastle Region Library - 15 Laman Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 08
Augmenting Newcastle
Newcastle Library - 15 Laman Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 08
Mentoring for Founders – Lake Macquarie
Dashworks Makespace - 1/323 Hillsborough Road , Warners Bay, NSW 2282
May 08
Smart Business: Time management
I2N Hub Williamtown - Building E, Unit 2.03 1 Technology Place, Williamtown, NSW 2318
May 08
Mars Rover Challenge
Newcastle Region Library - 15 Laman Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 08
Idea to Execution with SheStarts
Newcastle Region Library - 15 Laman Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 08
Awesome Newcastle
The Criterion Hotel - 81 Bourke Street, Carrington, NSW 2294
May 09
Building Blocks for Innovative Inclusive Design
Newcastle Region Library - 15 Laman Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 09
Family Maker Lab
Newcastle Region Library - 15 Laman Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 09
Wantrapreneur No More with Sean Wise (Ryerson University)
New Space, X502 - 409 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 09
Leading with an Entrepreneurial Mindset
The Avenue - 309 King St , Newcastle West, NSW 2302
May 10
New Futures Hackathon for Disaster Resilience
X101, NeW Space - 409 Hunter Street , Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 12
Technology and Backyard Food Production
Wallsend Library - 30 Bunn Street, Wallsend, NSW 2287
May 13
Expert Panel discussing Startups & Innovation in the Hunter Valley
The University's Integrated Innovation Network - 376 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 13
LEGO® Club
Newcastle Region Library - 15 Laman Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 14
I2N Business Bootcamp
I2N Upper Hunter - 87 Hill Street Level 1, Muswellbrook, NSW 2333
May 14
Code Make Collaborate
Newcastle Library - 15 Laman Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 14
Mentoring for Founders – Upper Hunter
I2N Hub Upper Hunter - L1, 87 Hill St, Muswellbrook, NSW 2333
May 14
Explore the Digital Library
Newcastle Library - 15 Laman Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 15
I2N Immersive – Customer Discovery with Richard Berry (BlockSmart)
I2N Hub Hunter Street - 376 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 15
Data is the new oil
Newcastle Library - 15 Laman Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 15
SingularityU: Food For Thought
Scratchleys on the Wharf - 200 Wharf Road, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 16
Hunter Economic Breakfast
Wests City - Union St & King Street
May 16
Autonomous Vehicles: Fact Vs. Fiction – Prof Kristen Pammer
I2N Hub Williamtown - Building E, Unit 2.03 1 Technology Place, Williamtown, NSW 2318
May 16
Family Maker Lab
Newcastle Region Library - 15 Laman Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 16
Hunter iF Pitch X
The Avenue - 309 King St , Newcastle West, NSW 2302
May 16
Blockchain Newcastle – Intelligence Traded
FogHorn Brewhouse - 218 King Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 17
Podcasting 101
Newcastle Region Library - 15 Laman Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 17
Women in Innovation
New Space, X320 - 409 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
May 17
Heart Open: Innovation Interchange
The Lock-Up - 90 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300