“We’re bringing together drone enthusiasts from across Queensland and Australia to create a vibrant Startup style entrepreneurial environment where passionate people can come together to get things done; to learn rapidly, network, bridge the gap between industries & trades, researchers & enthusiasts and expose potential, create awesomeness and see actual results all in 1 weekend”
It's a DRONE Tech & Services Hackathon.
The FUTURE DRONE event will bring together all kinds of participants from Industry, Universities, Startups plus Drone Enthusiasts & Amateurs in an action packed, energy infused weekend of exploration, innovation, discovery and creation resulting in potentially “new innovative companies” based around drone tech or services being launched to solve big industry problems.
Held over 50 odd hours the FUTURE DRONE Innovation Event will bring together drone enthusiasts from across Queensland and Australia to create a vibrant Startup style entrepreneurial environment where passionate people can come together to get things done; to learn rapidly, network, bridge the gap between industries & trades, researchers & enthusiasts and expose potential, create and see actual results. We are proud to be a part of this type of innovative collaboration event and we hope you will help us reach our goals by supporting this first for Queensland. FUTURE DRONE Innovation Challenge & Pitch Night.
FUTURE DRONE Queensland will be held on May 26th-28th in South East Queensland. Just outside Brisbane in the burgeoning Agriculture district of the Lockyer Valley. The venue is University of Queensland Gatton Campus. We're working with the Lockyer Valley Rgional Council to organise some accomodation packages.
Brief Event Schedule
Friday 26th 6PM – Food, Networking, Guest Speakers, Ideas are pitched, Problems to be solved are proposed. Teams form and start work on their hacks, new startup ideas or innovative services.
Saturday 27th – Teams continue to work on their innovations, validating the problem they’re solving with stakeholders and customers and working with mentors to hit the problems head on. Hungry…no problem we feed you day and night, caffeine to if you want it!
Sunday 28th – Teams continue during the morning to complete their ideas, hacks, MVP’s or flesh out their new startup company. You’ll be getting to work too on your pitch deck for the wrap up Pitch Competition later in the PM. After an early feed teams will pitch to judges for prizes, fame & glory.