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HQ Tech Tank – Mobility

March 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We’re deep-diving into the latest advancements in power storage, shared economy models, AI, and connectivity in Mobility.

About this Event
The advent of rising computational power and connectivity, renewable energy, data structures, and new forms of human-machine interaction, will affect every industry worldwide, change the way we do business, and impact how we conduct our everyday lives.

One of the most significant problems that humans are facing today is the age-old, simple yet fundamental need for Mobility.

We’re kicking off the HQ Tech Tank series by diving deep into the latest advancements in power storage, shared economy models, AI, and connectivity in Mobility to envision how people will get from point A to B in a faster, cheaper, and more environmentally sustainable manner.

Our Panel:
Dr Alexia Maddox – is a technology sociologist whose work focuses on the socio-cultural aspects of disruptive tech such as AI, data, automation, and smart technologies. Alexia has an established publication track record in these areas and uses her consultancy practice to support industry engagement with emerging technologies.
Ash Hunter – is the CEO of Just Auto Media and the Executive Chairman of HunterFive Investment. He is a serial entrepreneur with a track record in leveraging emerging technologies to enhance the trade of Automotive vehicles and modernise the industry through his companies and investments. His insight into the mobility industry and experience in leveraging emerging technologies will provide a unique perspective on the future of mobility.
Freshta Mayar – is passionate about fintechs and digital disruptors, which has driven her to lead wholesale and institutional investors for a consumer finance marketplace. During her career, Freshta has worked in investment banking, capital markets and transactional banking, and is now leading originations opportunities for a Big Four bank.

The event will be moderated by HQ Tech Tank project lead Dr Husam Wafai. Husam combines his experience as an analytical researcher with a passion for entrepreneurship to design and manage startup programs, guide research, and mentor tech startups through their idea development and validation, market research, and business planning. With over 10 years of R&D, Husam delivered projects for large clients such as Airbus, Alcan, First Solar and Sabic, advised young startups in the fields of automotive, AR, AI, recruiting, mental health, and authored and co-authored more than a dozen scientific papers.

Why Attend?
The HQ Tech Tank event series aims to tap into the diverse expertise of those at the forefront of emerging technology, to accelerate innovation and transformation through nurturing ideas and collaboration.

The main purpose of the discussions will be to discover how the application of emerging technologies will impact our daily lives and investigate the direction of the Mobility Industry with its different sectors.

In the Event, we will:
Give an overview of mobility and insights into the technologies shaping it.
Explore the potential of technologies and its place in the future of mobility.

5:30 – 6:00 Registration & Networking.

6:00 – 6:15 Welcome Notes and introducing HQ Tech Tank.

6:15 – 6:20 Introduction of panel speakers.

6:20 – 8:00 Introduction of mobility – definition, history, trends & discussion.

8:00 – 8:20 Q & A and ending note.

8:20 – 8:45 Networking.

Nibbles and drinks included.

Enter the code AACCI to get 30% off ticket price

PLEASE NOTE: Attendees consent to their filming, photography and sound recording as members of the audience. These will be used by the Hatch Quarter Pty Ltd for research, marketing and publicity in our publications, on our website and in social media or in any third party publication. Please contact the event organiser if you have any concerns or if you wish to be exempted from this activity.


March 18
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Hatch Quarter 7/677 La Trobe Street Docklands, VIC 3008