“Alex has an international reputation in entrepreneurship education and has published over 200 scholarly reviewed articles in entrepreneurship and innovation, including a recent study on Senior Entrepreneurship in Australia: Active Ageing and Extending Working Lives. Current interests include the development of cross-disciplinary entrepreneurship education, Australian leadership of research and engagement on Senior Entrepreneurship, start-up consulting and international engagement with leading and prominent entrepreneurship ecosystems, networks and collaborations.”
8:15 – 8:30 | Arrival & Registration
8:30 – 8:45 | Official welcome
8:45 – 9:30 | Entrepreneur Start-Up Myths Exposed - the Rise of Mature Entrepreneurs in Australia
A.Professor Alex Maritz, La Trobe University
9:30 – 9:50 | Minimise the entrepreneurial toll – a strategic approach
A.Allan Labas Federation University
9:50 – 10:35 | Why I Started a Business and What I Learned
- Madeleine Witham,The Little Cupcake.
- Glenn Campbell,Lifeful Coordination and Management.
- Mike Allen.
- Jan Livingston & Phoebe Croucher,Smuk Property Styling.
10:35 – 11:00| Refreshments
11:00 – 11:30 | Is Entrepreneurship for me? Q & A Panel Discussion
A.Alex Maritz,Arnab Dasgupta, Wedderburg Pty Ltd Netgain / Kangan Runway
11:30 – 11:45 | The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Ballarat
A.Kelli Moran, Economic Development Sector Specialist,City of Ballarat
11:45 – 12:00 | The Nature of Change: Overcoming Your Fears
A.Ellen Jackson, Workplace Psychologist, Potential Psychology.
12:00 – 12:15 | Money Matters – Minimising the Risk.
A.Nicholas Locke, Financial Planner. Summit Financial Planning
12:15 – 12:30 | Closing address - Where to from here?
12:30 – 1:00 | Networking – Tea and coffee
Ballarat Tech School FedUni SMB Campus, MB John Building, Level 1, 136 Albert St, Ballarat Central VIC 3350, Australia.