A major one-day conference running in conjunction with the 2017 Festival of the Web and the 26th World Wide Web Conference 2017.

With an eclectic program focusing on culture, business, entrepreneurship and innovation, CollaborationInnovation will bring together delegates from all over the Asia-Pacific and the rest of the world to Perth to embrace in the latest thinking, tools and strategies to drive continuous collaboration and innovation – areas critical to future prosperity.

CI themes:

  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship;
  • Collaboration; and,
  • Government.

An inspiring group of leading edge speakers will share their experiences and ideas in collaborative sessions that break the mould of traditional conferences. As a participant, a partner, or sponsor, you will gain new insights and develop new connections with people in the forefront of innovative thinking from all over the world.

CI will include innovative events, keynote speakers, heart-to-heart panel discussions, and more.

Forging partnerships and collaboration throughout the Asia-Pacific and beyond.




Nilesh Makwana

Chief - Collaboration Equals Innovation
Chief - West Tech Assemblage
CEO - Illuminance Solutions

Euan Semple

Euan Semple

Author, Speaker and Business Strategist.

Jeremy Scrivens

Jeremy Scrivens

Director - The Emotional Economy at Work

Morris Miselowski

Morris Miselowski

Founder and Lead Futurist & Innovator
- Eye on the Future

Charles Bass

Charles Bass

Experienced Entrepreneur & Businessman - Centre for Entrepreneurial Research and Innovation

Andy Weir

Andy Weir

CIO - Bankwest


John Grohovas

John Grohovaz

Director - EMJ Consulting Pty Ltd


Nick Stamatiou

Nick Stamatiou

Head of Intellectual Property Strategy - Deloitte Australia

_Past Program

Three sessions from 9am to 8:30pm

Morning Session

9am – 9.30am
Opening Remarks and Welcome: Conference Chair, Mr Nilesh Makwana
Address by Mr Giles Nunis, Government Chief Information Officer
The Perspective of Government

9.30am – 10.30am
Mr Andy Weir, Executive General Manager and CIO – Bankwest Enterprise Services
Organisational transformation for a digital future


11.00am – 12.15pm
Euan Semple, Expert on Social Enterprise and Networking capabilities
Getting behind the buzz words

Lunch break

Afternoon Session

1.30pm – 2.30pm
Jeremy Scrivens, Futurist – Emotional Economy
Collaboration is the New Innovation

2.30pm – 3.30pm
Mr John Grohovaz & Mr Nick Stamatiou – Deloitte Australia
A shared delivery –  Globalisation of Innovation – Reaching the World from Australia


4.00pm – 5.00pm
Mr Charles Bass, Centre for Entrepreneurial Research and Innovation
My Innovation Journey

Session break

Evening Session

6.00pm – 8.30pm
In partnership with the Australian Israeli Chamber of Commerce (AICC)

SPEAKER: Mr Morris Miselowski, full-stack business futurist
What Australia will look like in 2025