Create work that you believe in

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Work Smarter!

Spark the Change Melbourne is a conference that brings people together to offer the inspiration to build stronger, purposeful organisations and more meaningful workplaces.

We are part of a global series of events in Amsterdam, London, Paris, Montreal and Toronto.

Spark the Change Melbourne will return in May 2018.

#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.

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.

 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

RMIT Storey Hall 342-344 Swanston Street