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London Tech Week: Tech Australia 2017 Briefing & Reception

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The Government of Western Australia collaborated with other Australian state governments, Austrade and the Australia-United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce to produce a London Tech Week event showcasing the success of Australia's tech scene.

“It’s amazing to see the speed, impact and reach that Australian technology is having in such a diverse and rapidly changing global technology scene.”

Martyn Gilbert, Founder of  IMR Technology.
 

On Tuesday the 13th June London Tech Week was in full swing with the Tech Australia 2017 briefing and reception held at Austalia House. London Tech Week is one of the largest events around the world with international participation. London, being such an important centre for the global tech industry is of huge importance to Australian companies to ensure their voices reach the international stage.

The sell out event was a collaboration between the Australian state governments, Austrade and the Australia-United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce to showcase Australia's exciting tech scene. With 250 people in attendence, including over fifty tech companies from Australia, investors, media and representatives from the UK tech scene, this was a huge success in presenting the opportunities available in Australia. 

Throughout the event a range of Australian wine and beer was served. Along with Anzac biscuits, meat pies, pavlova and lamingtons, adding to the promotion of a quintessential Australian reception.

The Australian High Commissioner, The Hon Alexander Downer, AC, welcomed guests to Australia House. The keynote was powerful and inspiring, spoken by Michael Harte, Barclay's Chief Technology Officer.  

For more information on the speakers and panellists click here.

Martyn Gilbert who was in attendance at Tech Australia said: ''It's amazing to see the speed, impact and reach that Australian technology is having in such a diverse and rapidly changing global technology scene.'' Martyn is the founder of a successful Western Australian tech company, IMR Technology, who are currently expanding into the European market. 

London Tech Week is running from the 12 - 16 June 2017 and has a great program of events occurring across the city. For more information click here.

More information:
Do you wish to find out more about Western Australia’s technology and innovation sector, including how we could assist your company? Please contact Jarrod Ferguson on jarrod@wago.co.uk

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