A one-day workshop with big-name inventors, innovators and investors will be held Thursday October 31 and aims to tackle how to take the American high-tech company development process and make it work for Australia.
Local inventor and co-organiser Ric Richardson says he wants the forum to be about the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of the area and locals are encouraged to get involved.
‘A big part of the forum is the debut of a private wiki to help locals connect to each other to share resources and help,’ he says.
Panelists include Ric Richardson, PayPal founding investor Peter Davison, Sydney Angels co-founder Andrew Stead, CEO of Commercialisation Australia, an executive from Australia’s patent office, and ABC TV’s 4 Corners anchor Kerry O’Brien.
The event is a non-profit effort being put together by the northern rivers branch of Regional Development Australia.
To book visit the event’s webpage.