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UK at CEBIT Australia 2019

Australia, 29 October, 2019 to 31 October, 2019

The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) are proud to be the Lead Partner Country at CEBIT Australia 2019 in Sydney from 29 - 31 October 2019. Visit the UK Pavilion at stand F45 to find out more about UK's capability in technology or to meet with innovative British technology companies. DIT are running a series of activities throughout the week. More details to be announced shortly.

UK Tech Trade Mission

DIT will be bringing 10 innovative UK tech companies to showcase on the UK pavilion.

More Information on UK Companies at CEBIT 

Download Trade Mission Brochure 

UK Speakers

Don't miss out on the UK speakers coming out for CEBIT.

See UK Speaker List 


UK Sessions

Keynote: The potential of AI for social good
Kriti Sharma, Founder, AI For Good and Advisor, United Nations 
Tuesday 29 October, 9.45am - 10.30am, Central Stage
(Included in free Expo Day Pass)

DIT are proud to be bringing out Kriti Sharma to CEBIT as a keynote speaker. Kriti Sharma is a British Artificial Intelligence expert and a leading global voice on ethical technology and its impact on society. Kriti will share examples of how the proper application of AI can and is being used for world-changing social good. 


Keynote: Space: A new frontier 
Stephen Attenborough, Commercial Director of Virgin Galactic
Wednesday 30 October, 9.00am – 9.45am
(Included in free Expo Day Pass)

Commercial space travel is closer than we think, but how will this new space age impact our business and personal lives? Stephen Attenborough, Commercial Director of Virgin Galactic advocates the importance of opening access to Space for the benefit of life on Earth - especially amid a world facing unprecedented global challenges


Workshop: UK Calling – The road to a successful expansion
Kriti Sharma, AI Expert  and Jeff Peel, DIT Technology Sector Specialist
Tuesday 29 October, 10.45am - 3.00pm, Innovation Lab 2
(Included in the Day Tripper and Platinum passes, pre-registration required)

DIT are hosting a workshop on the opportunity in the UK for Aussie tech companies looking to go global. Come and meet with UK industry specialists and mentors to learn more about industry trends, map out your UK market strategy and understand how we can support your expansion to the UK. 


Deep Dive: The UK opportunity
Jeff Peel, DIT Technology Sector Specialist with Michael Priddis, CEO, Faethm
Tuesday 29 October, 1.30pm - 2.00pm, Central Stage
(Included in free Expo Day Pass)

UK government Tech Specialist Jeff Peel will chat with Faethm founder Michael Priddis on UK tech sector trends, market opportunity and why the UK is a great place for Australian technology companies like Faethm, looking to go global.


Office Hours with Venushka
Venushka Gammampila, Senior Manager- Foreign Direct Investment & Business Relations, UK Department for International Trade
Wednesday 30 October , 10.00am – 5.00pm
(Included in the Day Tripper and Platinum passes, pre-registration required)

Want to take your business to the UK? Book an Office Hours session via the CEBIT app with Venushka to receive expert advice on your expansion and learn how DIT can support your UK strategy. Through this introductory meeting understand how Venushka and the team at DIT Australia can help your business succeed in the UK through market intelligence and practical support. 

Full CEBIT programme 


UK Networking Events

Welcome Reception UK Tech Delegation and UK Experts
Tuesday 29 October, 5.30pm - 7.30pm, Sydney CBD Location
(By invite only)

DIT are hosting a special welcome reception for our visiting UK technology delegation and experts. This is an opportunity to meet and network with our 10 innovative UK tech companies and expert speakers - Artificial Intelligence technologist and leading global voice on ethical technology, Kriti Sharma and DIT’s Technology Sector Specialist, Jeffrey Peel.

This is an invitation-only event. Email sharyn.stevens@fco.gov.uk to request an invitation.


CEBIT Afterhours
Wednesday 30 October, 5.00pm - 7.00pm, Exhibition Showfloor
(Included in free Expo Day Pass)

Can’t make it during the day? CEBIT is open until 7pm on Wednesday 30 October for an evening of networking, additional speakers, and learning opportunities in a fun & casual setting. Visit the Great Britain Pavilion at stand F45 and find out what the UK has on offer for you. 


Register now - 15% off

As lead partner country for CEBIT, we are offering you 15% off your day tripper and platinum pass by using promo code EX15OFF which includes paid content, Braindates and Office Hours. Alternatively, if you are just wanting to attend Kriti’s keynote and chat with us at the GREAT Britain pavilion, you can register for a free Expo Day Pass. 

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