Future of Care Series: Fireside Chat and Panel on the Care Economy

Tue, Aug 17, 2021, 5:00 PM (AEST)

This Future of Care Series event at Melbourne Innovation Week will feature some presentations from innovators in the Aging2.0 community followed by a fireside chat between Kyall Walker (ANZ, Ageing Decelerator) and Aging2.0 co-founder Stephen Johnston. It will close with an interactive discussion hosted by Marc Niemes Aging2.0 Melbourne. Hosted at Melbourne Connect Innovation Week.


This Future of Care Series event will kick off with some rapid-fire, 5 minute presentations from innovators in the Aging2.0 community to share their startup / innovation and get feedback from the group. Then there'll be a fireside chat between Kyall Walker, Head of Venturing at BUPA ANZ & Founder of the Ageing Decelerator and Aging2.0 co-founder Stephen Johnston to discuss global innovation trends in care. Then Melbourne Chapter lead Marc Niemes will lead an interactive discussion to explore innovation in care. 


5:00pm Introductions & Welcome

5:10pm Sharing innovation in family caregiving with Stanford 

5:20pm Startup Pitches 5-7min presentation

5:40pm Fireside Chat: Kyall Walker & Stephen Johnston 

6:00pm Breakouts

6:15pm Reconvene 

6:30pm Close

NOTE THIS EVENT IS TAKING PLACE AT MELBOURNE CONNECT. Please register here as well for catering....https://innovationweek.melbconnect.com.au/event/future-of-care/

Keynote Speakers

  • Stephen Johnston

    Stephen Johnston



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  • Kyall Walker

    Kyall Walker


    Head of Venturing

    See Bio


  • Kyall Walker

    Kyall Walker


    Head of Venturing

    See Bio


  • Marc Niemes

    Marc Niemes




Tuesday, Aug 17
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (AEST)


Melbourne Connect - The Launchpad (Level M)
700 Swanston Street Carlton3053

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