Haven’t Seen Us In a While?

Feeling a little lonely and vulnerable with the spectre of the Donald still present?

To counter that general ambiance, we’re going to be out and about town over the next month talking at events and making the case for how smart design and empathy can turn the world into a better place.

These are the places where you can find us.

The Design Institute of Australia

Presented by the Design Institute of Australia, Portable co-founder Andrew Apostola will be presenting on the role Design Thinking can play in creating exceptional user experiencing alongside other insightful presenters. You can book online here.

Where? Thursday 10th November, 6:00pm for 6:30pm startWhen? GWA Bathrooms and Kitchens Showroom, 222 Park Street, South Melbourne

Purpose Festival 2016


We’re going to be attending the Purpose Festival. Held over the 5th and 6th of December, Purpose 2016 explores the next wave of corporate culture — one that is driven by values.

Where? 5th and 6th December 2016When? Paddington Town Hall and Juniper Hall, Sydney

Buy tickets here, use the code PORTABLE for $100 off

Victorian State Labor Conference

The 2016 Victorian Labor State Conference will take place over the coming weekend and Portable will be leading a workshop alongside the Hon. Natalie Hutchings, the Hon. Ed Husic and Liz Pommer from the Kintsugi Alliance to help shape ideas and policies around the future of work (and workers) and what policymakers needs to do to ensure advocacy and rights for workers.

Where? This weekend, November 12th and 13thWhen? Moonee Valley Racecourse

Law & Courts in an Online World

Portable co-Founder Simon Goodrich and Design Strategist Ellie Burge attended the two-day Law and Courts conference in Melbourne, hosted by The Sir Zelman Cowen Centre. Discussing justice and court systems in the context of technology and the digital revolution, the conference has provided key insights into redesigning content and systems for the legal profession.

As a partner of the conference, Portable is a keen supporter of innovation and improving access to ‘justice for all’ via technology.

When? November 8th & 9thWhere? The Sir Zelman Cowen Centre

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