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Emerge 2018 - STEM Careers Expo

  • Cicada Innovations 4 Cornwallis Street Eveleigh, NSW 2015 Australia (map)

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Do you have a passion for deep technology? Are you curious what new advancements are being made by start-ups which will shape the industries of the future?

Or, are you looking for a new job opportunity to work for one of the start-ups, scale ups or innovative corporates who are creating these new deep technologies?

Cicada Innovations is opening its doors for the annual Emerge - STEM Careers Expo. This event, through sponsorship through UrbanGrowth NSW Development Corporation and City of Sydney will showcase deep tech start-ups, scale ups, special guest speakers and a range of deep technology exhibitions for you to explore first handwhat is being developed here in Australia that will shape the industries of the future.

Furthermore, these companies are looking to hire! There will be over 30+ exhibiting deep tech start-ups, scale ups and innovative corporates at Emerge which are actively recruiting employees and interns.

The Emerge event will consist of two parts: a day exhibition and a networking evening.

Check out the extended Emerge program here (but register via this eventbrite page).

Exhibiting comanies include:

FluroSatSpeeDxMorse MicroCaluminoLivestock LabsBCAL DiagnosticsLX GroupVentiaResMedInvertigroAreaCropCarapackOpus MedicalEmotivMizzenNeuClone, ezyCollectBitwokeProspectionMeat & Livestock Meat Donor CompanyezyCollectInnovation Central SydneyAustralian Centre for Field Robotics and more!


About Emerge - STEM Careers Expo:

Building on last year's hugely successful Emerge event, Cicada Innovations will once again join forces with the university and research community, coroporate partners and the deep tech start-up ecosystem to celebrate science-based innovation and promote STEM jobs of the future within industries of the future.

You are invited to explore the possibilities! 

At Emerge, you will be able to:

  • Meet with Cicada Innovations' deep tech startups & check current job opportunities

  • Meet Cicada Innovations' corporate partners & check current job opportunities

  • Participate in interactive deep technology demonstrations

  • Attend keynote sessions with tech founders and domain experts. 

  • Attend knowledge sessions on careers and jobs of the future.

Emerge - STEM Careers Expo Networking evening:

Following the day of exhibitions, Emerge will conclude with a networking event. This is an opportunity for the wider tech ecosystem including start-ups, scale-ups, industry, government and researchers to join us to celebrate Australia's advancements in deep technology.

To conclude the afternoon of exhibitions at Emerge, Cicada Innovations invites you to stay and enjoy drinks and networking with other STEM-passionate professionals. At the evening you can expect to connect with the 30+ deep technology companies and corporate partners involved in the event. You will also have the opportunity to network with Cicada Innovations' deep technology entrepreneurs, our corporate partners, our University shareholders and the extended STEM-focussed innovation ecosystem.

At the networking event, we will be joined by The Hon. Matt Kean, Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation, Petra Andren, Cicada Innovations CEO and a keynote by Lisa Harvey-Smith, Astrophysicist and Professor.

Emerge event details:

12:00pm: Doors open

12:00pm - 5:00pm: Chat to exhibiting companies who are looking to hire & check out the deep tech demos including mind operated drones by Emotiv, "Groundhog" defense robot by the ACFR and citizen-science projects by the Biofoundry. Check out the full exhibitor and speaker line-up on the Emerge event webpage!

Special guest speakers: Throughout the afternoon you will have a chance to hear from thought-provoking speakers from the deep technology ecosystem.


5:00pm - 7:30pm: Emerge Networking Evening event!

6:00pm: We will be joined by The Hon. Matt Kean, Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation, Petra Andren, Cicada Innovations CEO and a keynote by Lisa Harvey-Smith, Astrophysicist and Professor.

This is an opportunity for the wider tech ecosystem including start-ups, scale-ups, industry, government and researchers to join us to celebrate Australia's advancements in deep technology.

6:45pm - close: More networking, drinks and canapes!

More speakers & exhibitors on the full Emerge event webpage! (But please register via Eventbrite below).

Who is invited:

This event is open to all STEM job seekers, STEM internship seekers, uni students & graduates, PhDs, entrepreneurs, the NSW business and general community.

RSVP to Emerge 2018 through Eventbrite.

Earlier Event: September 4
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