Meetings 2014


December 2014 Guest Speaker
Tony Rossiter, inventor of Vergola will provide a short humorous rendition about Vergola’s failed attempt to sell the product in India.

November 2014 Guest Speaker
Brett Jackson – INNOVYZ

Brett is a Senior Partner, and co-founder of Innovyz and Innovyz START. Innovyz is an Adelaide based business consultancy where we help validate innovations, build world class teams, assist teams attract funding aligned with their goals. Innovyz START is a Business Accelerator, created to empower entrepreneurial teams with the insight and the skill to commercialise innovation and rapidly scale their companies. Brett’s role focuses on relationship management, sales and marketing activities.

October 2014 Guest Speaker
Julio Gomez – IAA(Qld) President
“Early Intervention Programme” for Inventors

September 2014 Guest Speaker
Ian Durieu – The Leon Audio Company
“An Advanced Theatre Cue Light System”

In the theatre a switch controlling a remote light bulb is used to cue actors and a broken bulb or cable can spell disaster. Ian’s cueing system has evolved over 20 years and operates up to 60 lights on a single cable with actor feedback, multiple cueing and ability to be linked to the show’s computer. His system is used worldwide by organisations such as Cirque du Soleil and Sydney Opera House.

August 2014 Guest Speakers
Eric Rodda
“The Both Brothers”

Eric showed some video and talked about the Both Brothers; South Australian inventors from the small town of Caltowie, Ted & Don Both are responsible for some of the most important medical and scientific inventions known to man.

Tony Rossiter
“A Presentation on Presentations”

Tony spoke about to impress your audience, an important skill in selling your invention. This is based on a coaching check list used by Rostrum.

July 2014 Guest Speaker
Stephen Kelly of Tri-Spark

Digital Electronic Ignitions

Stephen takes us through from the idea, research and development, prototyping and bringing the final product to market including all the up’s and down’s, in’s and out’s.

June 2014 Guest Speaker
Paul Segneri from Channel 44

Paul is the Director of Marketing & Sales
“Learn how you can promote your product or invention through the television media.”

May 2014

3D Printing Spectacular
Mathew Croucher and Adrian Sellick from Innovation Systems and representing the SA Library’s Innovation Lab

April – No meeting due to Easter

March 2014 Guest Speakers
Ivan Zrinscak – Graphic Designer | Web Developer | Marketing Strategist | Branding Consultant
Ivan Vantagiato – Sales & Marketing Strategist | Sales Team Developer & Trainer | Corporate Negotiator | Entrepreneur | Brand Developer
 “An Insight to Sales, Marketing, Brand Development, Design and YOU”

February 2014 Guest Speakers
Miriam Henke and Michael Liner–

“The Psychology Of Creativity – An Interactive Workshop”

January’s Guest Speaker
Michael Liner who spoke about

“Research and Marketing on the Web and Social Media”