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Gippsland Digital Innovation Festival

  • Gippsland Coworking 2 Anderson Street Leongatha, VIC, 3953 Australia (map)


Discussion on our current Challenges & Opportunities? with Taylor Tran

FREE event open to anyone interested in economic development and innovation in South Gippsland.

What problems do we currently face? 
What could be some of the solutions? 
How does innovation assist us connect off and online?
What level of interest is there in our region to take up opportunities?

Taylor Tran is an author, strategist and tech and community founder with 20 years global experience in technology and services. He is also a thought-leader and speaker within the coworking industry. Taylor teaches at RMIT University and Mentors startups with the Founder Institute of Silicon Valley and several start-ups, including blockchain, robots, environmental, big data and services start-ups. Taylor is passionate about building entrepreneurship ecosystems and designing pathways for connecting to start-ups, coworking spaces and accelerators. Following his recent book, INNOVATION MELBOURNE and upcoming book INNOVATION COWORKING, Taylor has played a major role in advising government on building smart city and startup strategies and is currently involved in a number of key ecosystem initiatives. This includes travels abroad to research best practices and running tech hackathons to activate innovation and collaborations.

2pm - 3:30am Friday 1st September 2017

Venue to be Advised, Leongatha

Free Attendance yet registration essential


Meg Edwards of Gippsland Business

0429 841 555

Brought to you by: Meg Edwards and the Victoria State Government Digital Innovation Festival (#DIFvic)

What are the challenges we face in growing, starting and attracting business and employment to our region?

In conjunction with Innovation Coworking and Victoria State Government Digital Innovation Festival (#DIFvic)


The Digital Innovation Festival is proud to work with Innovation Coworking to run a series of Regional Events. Check out for one close to you on

There is something happennning all the time, get in touch with your local coworking space / initiative during 23rd August - 6th September 2017 #DIFVic

Below are some upcoming event near you...

  • 23rd August Cohoots Castlemaine: Put Your Business on the Digital Map
  • 23th August Mallee Rising Swan Hill: Rural v City Does Size Matter When Creating an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
  • 24th August Upstart Mildura: Social Media Secrets Workshop
  • 26th August Kyneton Business Hub: Talking Digital and Book Launch (with Taylor Tran)
  • 29th August Cobrew Thornbury: Innovation in the Hospitality Industry
  • 30th August Echuca Kagan Institute: Leaders Roundtable on Local Innovation
  • 30th August Jewellers Coworking, Wangaratta: Hack Night (IoT, Arduino, Rasberry Pi, Slackbot, Website, App)
  • 31st August North East Digital Innovation Festival in Benalla: Think Tank on Innovation & Google Garage
  • 1st September Gippsland Initiative Leongatha: Economic Development and Innovation in South Gippsland
  • 2nd September Workers Hut, Torquay: Talking Digital and Book Launch (with Taylor Tran)
  • 4th September BizBubbyHub, Werribee: Innovation and Designing the 20 Minute City
  • 5th September Deakin Warrnambool: Great South Coast Regional Partnership Digital Innovation Workshop (inc. Taylor)
  • 5th September Startup Cloud (tech coworking space): Talking Digital and Book Launch (with Taylor Tran)
  • 6th September Manningham Business: Women Inspiring Business Lunch
  • 6th September Lab79, Ballarat: Blockchain Workshop and ConnectHack

Continuing after the festival

  • 8th September Synergize Hub Bendigo, Leaders Roundtable on Innovation and Problem Solving
Earlier Event: August 31
Melton Digital Innovation Festival
Later Event: September 3
Torquay Digital Innovation Festival