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If you can't join us at Foghorn Brewhouse for Lunaticks LIVE EP8. Watch our live stream here on our website for an exciting night of news, interviews and discussions on the new Regional Accelerator Program.
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Lunaticks LIVE: Our live tech show is a perfect place for nerds, geeks, innovators and tech entrepreneurs, as well as investors. Come and meet top-notch experts in the digital world.

Greg Hall

Greg Hall

Lunaticks LIVE Anchor

We're still waiting on Greg to write his Bio. Come on Greg!!!

Olivia Olley

Olivia Olley

Lunaticks LIVE Anchor

Olivia Olley is the producer and co-owner of the Newcastle and Sydney-based video production company, Good Eye Deer. The company works nationally producing online digital content for government, corporate and not-for-profit organisations. Since 2012, Good Eye Deer has won numerous national and international awards for TV commercials, brand-films and educational videos. In 2014, Olivia and her business partner, Gavin Banks launched The Production Hub, a co-working facility for small business owners, freelancers and off-site employees. The Production Hub is a state-of-the-art shared office, located in Newcastle’s CBD which fuses together creativity and business.

For the past two years Olivia’s contribution to the business community has been recognized by the Hunter Business Chamber and the Newcastle Business Club where she was finalist for young business leader of the year awards (2015 and 2016). In 2015, Olivia was featured in the Hunter Business Review, Women in Business and in 2016 she was on a panel of speakers at the Hunter Innovation Festival, Women in Innovation.

Good Eye Deer
Production Hub

Kathy Moore

Kathy Moore

Lunaticks LIVE Director

Waiting on Kathy to write her Bio.

Rod Breis

Rod Breis

Lunaticks LIVE Technical Director

Rod Breis is the founder of Hunter TV.

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Thomas Donohue

Thomas Donohue

Management Committee Member

Waiting on this old git to write his bio.

Gordon Whitehead

Gordon Whitehead

Society President & Lunaticks LIVE Producer

Gordon Whitehead is the founder and president of The Lunaticks Society. He is involved in producing Lunaticks LIVE and managing the annual NEWi Awards for Digital Creativity. Gordon writes a monthly business column for the Newcastle Herald and has spoken at numerous events about entrepreneurship and smart city technologies. Gordon is a card carrying “Champagne Socialist”, with a track record of helping technology start-ups and entrepreneurs.

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Peter Callen

Peter Callen

Management Committee Member

Not sure if he's still alive. Waiting for his bio.

Steph Hinds

Steph Hinds

Lunaticks LIVE Guest Host

Growthwise

Steph Hinds is an accountant, technologist and founder of Growthwise, an accounting firm in Newcastle, Australia. Growthwise provide small business accounting on steroids that focuses on their client’s entire business to automate, streamline and improve their systems, processes and profits. Growthwise are a Xero platinum partner in Australia, Xero Partner of the year in 2012 and winner of the 100% cloud award in 2013. Steph is "Queen of the Cloud", with an uncanny ability to help business save considerable time and money by moving core functions to more efficient cloud-based solutions.

Chuck

Chuck

Digital Artist

Brendan Brooks

Brendan Brooks

Lunaticks LIVE Guest Host

2017 EVENT SCHEDULE

  • Foghorn Brewhouse
    218 King Street, Newcastle NSW

  • 18 April, 2017
    6:30pm - 9:30pm

  • 60 Seats Available
    Reserve your seat

  • Networking after show
    Chat to other entrepreneurs

6:30 PM Foghorn Brewhouse

DOORS OPEN

Best time to arrive at Foghorn Brewhouse to grab your seat before we start.

07:00 PM Lunaticks LIVE Kicks Off

NEWS AND IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS

Greg and Olivia discuss the latest breaking news and provide in-depth analysis of the tech and creative headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives on this months topic.

07:10 PM Guest Interviews

Regional Accelerator Program

This month our guests will be key architects for from the regions newest accelerator program.

07:30 PM PANEL DISCUSSION

CONVERSATION TIME

Guests will join our hosts to discuss the reasons for participating in the accelerator program. Members of our audience will have an opportunity to put questions to our guests.

08:00 PM Lunaticks LIVE Close & Networking

BEER & TALK

Time for entrepreneurs and industry influences to meet, form relationships and to recognise, create, or act upon opportunities, share information and seek potential partners for ventures.

06:30 PM Foghorn Brewhouse

DOORS OPEN

Best time to arrive at Foghorn Brewhouse if you want to grab a beer, order some food and secure your seat before we start.

07:00 PM Lunaticks LIVE Kicks Off

NEWS AND IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS

Greg and Olivia discuss the latest breaking news and provide in-depth analysis of the tech and creative headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives on this months topic.

07:10 PM Guest Interviews

PRIVACY, SECURITY AND OPEN DATA

This month our guests will be leading experts, advocates and players in privacy, data security and open data field.

07:30 PM Questions and Answers

CONVERSATION TIME

Time for our live audience to put questions to our guests and thrash out the hot issues surrounding privacy, data security and open data in a growing digital world.

08:00 PM Lunaticks LIVE Close & Networking

BEER & TALK

Time for entrepreneurs and industry influences to meet, form relationships and to recognise, create, or act upon opportunities, share information and seek potential partners for ventures.

06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Foghorn Brewhouse

LUNATICKS LIVE EP 10: THE NEW VIRTUAL REALITY

Greg and Olivia discuss the latest breaking news and provide in-depth analysis of the tech and creative headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives on this months topic with the aid of a few expert guests.

06:30 PM to 11:00 PM Foghorn Brewhouse

2017 NEWi AWARDS CEREMONY

Join us for regional Australia's largest awards program to celebrate digital and creative innovators.

TBC TBC

LUNATICKS LIVE EP 11: SMART CITY INFRASTRUCTURE

Greg and Olivia discuss the latest breaking news and provide in-depth analysis of the tech and creative headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives on this months topic with the aid of a few expert guests.

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LUNATICKS LIVE VENUE INFO

Foghorn Brewhouse

218 King Street

Newcastle, NSW 2300

 

CONTACT INFO

Email: info@thelunatickssociety.com.au

Mobile: 0410 596698