- Tech presentations
- Interactive workshops
- Live entertainment
- Full kids’ track
We have an amazing program below – and even more being added soon!
Earlybird tickets now open!Earlybird registration
We’ve managed to get some of Australia’s top talent for you again in 2017
BuzzConf again has an outstanding selection of Australia’s top tech talent, covering topics like Virtual and Augment Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, IoT, Innovation, and more!
VIP Friday Track
We had so much interest from the country’s best technologists, innovators, and teachers that for the first year we will be running a special VIP FRIDAY TRACK with extra courses available for a tiny extra fee (look out for the VIP tickets during registration).
We have workshops running for 3 or 6 hours in Rapid Prototyping, Voice Interfaces, Augmented and Mixed Reality and Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. All courses are for very limited numbers so you get the most from our expert teachers – ideal if you are wondering how you can get your business started with these important innovative concepts.
Future Sandwich Live
The Winner of ‘Australia’s Best Tech, Science and Gaming Podcast 2017’, Future Sandwich, is coming to Buzz Conf LIVE!
Using emerging technology to make life simpler for customers
Using emerging technologies such as Google Home, machine learning, biometrics and big data to make life simpler
Carmageddon is Coming
The smartphone, the electric vehicle and artificial intelligence, create conditions for a technological disruption so profound it’s going to change almost everything about the way we move in modern society.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 101
A broad overview of convergence machines, filters, and a look at what has happened this year in the field of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
Verity: An Advanced VR Midwife Simulator
The CADET VR lab has developed a first of its kind midwifery training system enabling nurses and midwives in training to know what it is like to examine a patient and physically feel contractions.
How much does Siri really understand?
The history of speech recognition research, the breakthroughs, and possible future applications of the technology.
How Makerculture will shape the future of tomorrow
Making is cool, but is it more than just people in a garage and learning a new skill?
Join physicist, comedian and Mars One astronaut candidate Josh Richards on a humorous and informative journey to the red planet
Art-ificial intelligence: creepy, frivolous and beautiful art made with machines
An exploration of digital art looking at the history of some of the delightfully frivolous uses of machine learning and how it impacts the future of art
How to Disappear Completely
If you’ve ever wanted to try out Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak, this talk is for you.
Rapid prototyping with 3D printing
Learn how to rapidly prototype in this intensive hands-on workshop (Friday track)
Deep Learning A.I.
Learn how to build ML and AI solutions in this intensive hands-on workshop (Friday track)
Build AR Experiences on Steroids with Mixed Reality
Learn in this workshop how simple it is to get started developing with mixed reality (Friday track)
A crash course in building voice assistants and AI
A crash course in voice interfaces and AI and how you can take all of this and apply it to your own idea or connected device (Friday track)
A new reality
An entertaining and informative workshop to get you up to speed on how to create exciting VR applications
Rocket Surgery – Airborne IoT
This year the Nodebots team will be giving you the chance to work with hardware then strap it to a rocket and fire it.
Augmented Reality: 2017 is the year and it is time to get your hands dirty
Where AR has come from, how it is being used and where it will be going
CoderDojo: Build and Code musical instruments using Makey Makey
Participants will wire a Makey Makey board to household objects (like fruit) to compose music
CoderDojo: How to Train a Robot
Explore basic programming to teach mBot robots to beep and blink, to move, to see and finally to dance
CoderDojo: Build and Code a Car Robot using Arduino
Design and build a toy car, wire an Arduino to control servo motors and create and upload a sketch for the Arduino
Game development for kids
The team from Tinarastic Game Studio will be hosting a workshop in Game Development for beginners and kids aged 8 and upwards.
Minecraft; building time
Join the Tinarastic team in their wondrous Minecraft world for a Stampy and Squid style Building Time competition.
Ever wanted to create a creepy baby-spider with glowing eyes? Or a glowing many-limbed frankenstein doll which you can leave in the bathroom to scare the rest of your family?
Meri Amber is a geek pop singer-songwriter. Think lasers, kazoos and ninja style world domination.
Big F’ing Robots
Big F%*#ing Robots are super sonic death machines sent from the past to distort the future.
This band of researchers will be coming to BuzzConf to blow your minds – not with science – but with classic rock
Expect heaps of house, psy and banging tunes to keep you moving into the early hours of the morning!