CONNECT is Australia’s most exciting technology event. It is where the biggest and brightest minds from business, Government, technology and investors come together to share ideas, network, and source partners and solutions.


Featuring a series of conferences taking place over 2 days, as well as an EXPO with over 120 stands, a massive free on-floor seminar programme and dedicated technology zones, Connect 2015 is where innovation happens.

2014 Show Highlights






"A wealth of great speakers" – CNET Australia

2015 comfirmed speakers

    Founder of Udacity Fellow Researcher at Google Founder of Google X Labs
    Author, Speaker and Advisor on Media, Technology and Innovation
  • Dr Henrik Scharfe
    Professor of Information Science, Aalborg University, Denmark and creator of the Geminoid-DK project
  • Jeremy Rifkin
    President of the Foundation on Economic Trends and bestselling author
  • Francis DaCosta
    Rethinking the Internet of Things
  • David Linthicum
    Cloud Computing Visionary, CTO & CEO, Author, Speaker, and Consultant
  • James Urquhart
    VP Product Strategy, Enstratius, named one of 10 most influential people in cloud computing by MIT Technology Review
  • Bernard Golden
    Named by Wired.com as one of the ten most influential people in cloud computing
  • Dr David Agus
    Professor of Medicine and Engineering, University of Southern California, Author, "The End of Illness"
  • Peter Speyer
    Chief Data and Technology Officer
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
  • R "Ray" Wang
    Principal Analyst, Founder & Chairman at Constellation Research, Inc.
  • Randy Bias
    Cloudscaling founding CEO, CTO, cloud pioneer, startup advisor, and OpenStack Board Member
  • Sarah Kucharski
    Coordinator for ePatient Programs, Stanford University Medicine X; Founder & CEO, FMD Chat
  • Tim Kelsey
    National Director for Patients and Information
    NHS England
  • Taavi Kotka
    Government CIO, Deputy Secretary General - ICT
    Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications for Estonia







"The exhibition was a real highlight"
– Paul Budde Communication











"I love the ambition of The
Next Big Thing Summit"

– Chris Anderson, 3D Robotics





CONNECT was buzzing with excitement as local and international experts came together with senior level industry executives and world-class solution providers over two action packed days. The following video footage and photos are testament to what was an exciting launch event.




Explore the 2014 CONNECT Show photo gallery. Gallery of speakers, attendees and exhibition floor.

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Keep up to date on the latest news, media releases, white papers, articles by checking the CONNECT Show Resource Centre regularly

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See what the CONNECT Show is all about. Watch Conversations with past exhibitors, past speakers and attendees on what they gained from attending the CONNECT Show

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