What's On in Fishermans Bend - September 2023
Place Naming in Fishermans Bend – General Community Workshop
Help shape future place and street names in Australia’s largest urban renewal project. This online general community workshop will give you the opportunity to have your say in forming the Fishermans Bend Place Naming Framework, and ensure future street and place names capture stories of the area’s past, present and future.
WHEN: Tuesday 19 September 2023 05:30 pm – 06:30 pm.
Place Naming in Fishermans Bend – Pop Up
Help shape future place and street names in Australia’s largest urban renewal project. This pop up will give you the opportunity to have your say in forming the Fishermans Bend Place Naming Framework, and ensure future street and place names capture stories of the area’s past, present and future.
WHERE: Subway and adjacent food outlets, 1 Phillip Court, Port Melbourne VIC 3207
WHEN: Wednesday 20 September 2023 11:00 am – 01:00 pm
Place Naming in Fishermans Bend – Local business evening workshop (in person)
Help shape future place and street names in Australia’s largest urban renewal project. This local business workshop will give you the opportunity to have your say in forming the Fishermans Bend Place Naming Framework, and ensure future street and place names capture stories of the area’s past, present and future. Catering provided.
WHERE: ARRB/NTRO (80 Turner Street, Port Melbourne)
WHEN: Tuesday 26 September 2023 05:30 pm – 06:30 pm
Register now for the DIF Lunch n Learn session: “Let’s Get You Cyber Fit!” As technology evolves, so do cyber threats targeting businesses. In this session, discover the latest trends in cyberattacks and learn practical steps to enhance your cybersecurity. Susie Jones, Co-founder & CEO of Cynch, a Victorian startup specialising in cybersecurity for small businesses, will share insights and actionable strategies to strengthen your cyber defenses. Don’t miss this opportunity to bolster your cyber fitness and safeguard your business. Join us online on 6 September from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.
Don’t miss the online launch panel event introducing the We Teach Well project. Are you a K-12 educator interested in using AI in your teaching? This project is designed for you. With AI becoming increasingly prevalent in education, it’s crucial to understand its impact and potential. The We Teach Well project offers an action research initiative where teachers commit to using AI in their work for a year. During the next 12 months, we’ll conduct monthly online sessions to gather and share data, fostering collaboration among participants. Whether you’re already using AI or exploring its possibilities, this project provides a supportive space to navigate the world of AI in education. Don’t miss this opportunity to stay at the forefront of educational technology.
Register for a DIF Lunch n Learn session on “The Future Skills You Need.” In the rapidly evolving landscape of work and leadership, it’s essential to focus on capabilities related to how we think, act, and relate to one another, rather than just what we know. Many business owners still rely on traditional criteria when hiring, emphasising technical or specialist competency. In this session, explore the critical future workforce capabilities, such as digital acumen, agility, adaptability, collaboration, and empathy. Jo Billing from JOST & Co will provide insights into recruiting and developing these crucial skills in your organisation. Don’t miss this opportunity to future-proof your business! This is an online session on Tuesday 5 September from 12:00pm – 1:00pm.
Join RMIT University – Digital3 on 4 September from 2:00pm to 3:00pm, for an enlightening online event, delving into “Advancing Social Impact with Digital Technology.” Explore the applications of digital tech for social good, understand how industry combats modern slavery through digital tech, and celebrate the launch of their new online short course designed to harness digital tech for social impact. This event is open to businesses, government, academics, and the community as part of the Digital Innovation Futures Festival. You’ll hear from experts like Professor Shelley Marshall, Greta Korthaus from the United Nations Global Compact, and Andre Clarke from AskYourTeam. Get ready for a jam-packed event that explores the intersection of technology and social change.
Elevate your online business with Advanced Strategies in Business Victoria’s upcoming live webinar. Discover how to thrive in the digital landscape with insights into digital disruption, technology integration, website optimisation, eCommerce fundamentals, and more. This free 3-hour session, exclusively for Victorian small businesses and residents, runs from 6:00pm to 9:00pm on Wednesday 13 September 2023. Obtain the digital tools essential for your business’s success.
Join Business Victoria for a live cybersecurity webinar to learn the essentials of cybersecurity and safeguard your business. This free 2-hour beginner-friendly session covers topics such as data protection, password security, internet network safety, and more. Exclusive to Victorian small businesses and residents, the webinar runs from 6:30pm to 8:30pm on Wednesday 6 September 2023. A great opportunity to enhance your cybersecurity knowledge.
Discover the future of sustainability in Fishermans Bend!
Join FB IDEAs for this exciting event, exploring circular economy innovations and the potential for piloting circular economy initiatives in the precinct. Circular Economy Victoria will shed light on the importance of embracing circular practices, spanning design, manufacturing, repair, re-use, and recycling. NTRO will share insights from their research on material performance in roads and infrastructure, emphasising the use of recycled materials. Additionally, Earth Systems will unveil their bio-char technology, which has applications in horticulture, enhancing water and nutrient retention while reducing greenhouse emissions. This event is free, but registrations are essential.
WHEN: Monday, 25 September from 5:30pm to 7pm
WHERE: NTRO, 80a Turner Street, Port Melbourne.
Join Business Victoria for a live webinar dedicated to “Maximising Your Marketing.” In this 3-hour session, exclusive to Victorian businesses, you’ll explore the fundamentals of successful marketing, including market research, customer engagement, and the power of social media. Learn how to enhance customer satisfaction, boost loyalty, and sharpen your branding. Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your marketing game. It’s free, and the session runs from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Experience a unique blend of art and gastronomy at Feast For The Senses. Pairing massive moving works of art with native Australian flavours, this event promises an unforgettable journey. The Lume, known for its immersive digital art displays, has become a must on to do lists for tourists and locals alike. Now, in conjunction with the ongoing Connection exhibition, visitors can enjoy a unique three course dining experience at Mirri, the on-site restaurant within the gallery itself.
Join CBCo Brewing for Footy & Frothies from Thursday to Sunday in their Small Hall. Enjoy live screenings of football games throughout the season. Cheer on your team with an optional $70 drinks package.
Metartworld, the largest metal art gallery in Australia, features a stunning collection of unique artworks crafted by international artists using scrap metal and recycled materials. The intricate details and textures in each handmade piece are a result of hours of crafting and polishing. The gallery’s themed spaces offer immersive experiences, from exploring the universe to strolling through a lush green field. Additionally, Metartworld offers a long-term art curriculum for children under 15, providing them with a diverse range of free handicraft courses. METART Studio also provides an extensive array of DIY projects for all age groups, including Turkish mosaic, plaster doll painting, fluid bear pouring, and more.
Place Naming in Fishermans Bend – Local business lunchtime workshop (online)
Help shape future place and street names in Australia’s largest urban renewal project. This online (Zoom) local business workshop will give you the opportunity to have your say in forming the Fishermans Bend Place Naming Framework, and ensure future street and place names capture stories of the area’s past, present and future.
WHEN: Wednesday 4 October 2023 12:00 pm – 01:00 pm
Are you ready to embark on your small business journey? Join Business Victoria’s live webinar, “Starting Your Small Business,” tailored for Victorian small businesses and residents. In this 3-hour session, designed for beginners, you’ll learn the essentials of business establishment and planning for success. Topics include choosing your business structure, registering your name, insurance, and creating a business overview and action plan. It’s free, and the session runs from 10:00am to 1:00pm on 3 October 2023, with online delivery for your convenience.
The National Transport Research Organisation, NTRO (formally ARRB) , will be hosting a fully multi-modal transport conference showcasing research, innovation, and technology across road, rail, ports, and airports.
You’ll see and hear about the latest research and innovation. Where we are now. Where we’re going in the future. The transport challenges we need to prepare for. Delivering the integrated multi-modal transport solutions of tomorrow.
Taking place from 25-27 October 2023 at their offices in Fishermans Bend, you’ll see and hear about the latest research and innovation in the transport sector.