Create work that you believe in

Spring 2017, Melbourne

Work Smarter!

Spark the Change Melbourne is Australia’s best conference to bring people together and offer the practical skills to build stronger organisations and more meaningful workplaces.

We are part of a global series of events in The Netherlands, London and Toronto.

Spark the Change Melbourne will return in Spring 2017.

#SparkMEL’s program director walks you through the talks and workshops on our schedule

Speakers and Workshop leaders

Find out about the speakers, and the 8 workshop sessions our most recent #SparkMel.

Speaker info

Praise for previous editions

I find that a really good measure is the post-conference buzz. I’ve still got mine, three days later, so that’s gotta be a good thing.

Cameron Jones

Project Delivery Manager, Envato

Fantastic day.…Interesting ideas, debate and people. Much more inspiring than other conferences I have been to.

Jessica Lowe

HR Manager, Dius

Compared to similar events I have been to, the level of interaction and engagement at Dare Festival was fantastic. Well done!

Patrick Harrop

Portfolio Strategy Manager, NAB

There was a mix of Academic, Business, Tech, HR, Marketing AND Operations – instead of the normal social media types you always find in the room who are wired to talk about new things. …The level of change required … to embed a culture of innovation and collaboration in every pocket of the organisation; AND to break down silos and hierarchies…is BIG and takes a combined effort for every stakeholder to work TOGETHER. So the right set of people were there…   Read more…

Cat Fraser.


Unleashing People

Leadership without politics; decisions without democracy.

Organising the Organisation

Imagine, innovate, achieve – the trinity of creativity

Disruption & Change

Survival of the most open – mastering new tools, new skills & new challenges.

Why should I attend Spark?

Do you need some reasons about why you need to come to Spark? Or perhaps your boss needs some convincing? Take a look at our compelling reasons to attend Spark the Change.
Read our brochure

 Thanks to our sponsors:

Melbourne Knowledge Week

This event was part of Melbourne Knowledge Week, proudly presented by the City of Melbourne.

RMIT Storey Hall 342-344 Swanston Street