If you are new to the action, then welcome. This global update and advance.org is dedicated to championing Australian sparked innovation and thought leadership. 
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3. Leaders2U 
5. Some Home Truths About the Australian Job Market?
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YOU CAN'T STOP THE BEAT 
 
 
This month we launch our newest program: Advance Innovation. Dedicated to inspiring Australian companies to innovate, commercialise and globalise. Advance Innovation is an exciting series of events, workshops and mentor opportunities which culminates in our next Global Summit and Investor Forum in Silicon Valley in 2012.
The Summit, will celebrate 50 of Australia's greatest innovators who will launch our global mentor network and work with participating companies in the lead up to the Summit. [More...]
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ADVANCE INNOVATION LAUNCH
 
Dedicated to inspiring Australian companies to innovate, commercialise and globalise.  
In conjunction with the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Advance will launch the 50 for the Future – Advance Innovation Program in November 2011.
 
 
Our interactive events kick off in Melbourne and Sydney with an amazing line up of speakers. Join us for the launch of Advance Innovation.
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LEADERS2U
 
The next installment of Advance Innovation TV is Leaders2U, a series of global online video conferences designed to share insights from Australians who are changing the world. In November we welcome Andy Walshe, Director of High Performance at Red Bull. Andy has met, tested and analysed the world's top athletes on how they think, train and perform and developed programs on how we can translate that to our work and life.
 
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DEBORRA-LEE FURNESS JOINS ADVANCE GLOBAL AUSTRALIAN AWARDS SELECTION PANEL
 
A panel of eminent Australians have been announced to judge next year's Awards. They represent Australian's diverse entrepreneurial culture. Get involved! Who inspires you? Do you know a change maker putting Australia on the map? An outstanding leader making waves overseas? Now is the time to bring their success stories home and recognise their achievements.
 
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SOME HOME TRUTHS ABOUT THE AUSTRALIAN JOB MARKET?

Ambition’s Managing Director, Paul Lyons, based in Sydney, answers some questions on the Australian employment market in Spring 2011. Is now a good time to come back to Australia? Why would I be coming back to a lesser job? What sectors and locations are hot? [More...]
 
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ADVANCE WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SUMMIT - KEY OUTCOMES ANNOUNCED
 
The annual Advance Global Summits present unique opportunities to connect with our dynamic diaspora. These gatherings generate clear and intelligent insight into critical global trends and solutions that will influence Australia's growth and its place in the world. Advance is currently distributing the key outcomes from the Summit to the Australian Government and key corporations and businesses in Australia.
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DON'T 'FRACK' WITH DEAD LETTER CIRCUS
The connection between music and politics is a strong one, but in today’s political climate it is an area where bands and musicians have to tread carefully. Brisbane powerhouse outfit  Dead Letter Circus used their recent 24 date national Australian tour as a platform to bring awareness to one of Australia’s newest and most controversial environmental issues, extolling the danger of Coal Seam Gas and the methods in which it is mined, simply titled the ‘No Fracking Way’ Tour. [More...]
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EDUCATION VS EXPERIENCE - MBA APPLICATION SEASON IS NOW 
 
It is a common question in today’s business environment, “do I need an MBA?” The three letters divide people into two camps, for and against, and you can drown in the amount of benefits and pit falls offered as advice. Advance sat down with Chris Aitken, co-founder and CEO of MBA Prep School, a revolutionary new web platform designed to make the choice easier and the application process smarter. 
 
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WHAT'S HOT - PLANETUP.COM 
 
 This month we love planetup.com, an organisation dedicated to investing in green projects that counter climate change and social causes, through diverse online tools. Connecting online ads with the correct audience on the right websites is what planetup.com does to fight climate change everyday.
 
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AUSTRALIA'S BROADBAND FUTURE

The future of broadband is at the forefront of public debate in Australia and around the world. But missing from that debate has been in-depth discussion of the applications and services that high-speed and ubiquitous broadband access can deliver, and the impact these will have on business, society and all of us as individuals. [More...]
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THE BUZZ
 
Our October snapshot of Australian stories around the globe.
 
smh.com.au - They're known as the "Aussie mafia" making some big waves in Silicon Valley - and now the serial entrepreneurs want to bring more of their countrymen along for the ride.
 
sustainableindustries.com - Stanford University has long held a tradition of innovation. The legendary tech startups, such as Yahoo and Google, that were founded by Stanford students in its hallowed halls is now the stuff of legend in Silicon Valley.
 
mocana.com -  Mocana, a company that focuses on smart device security, today announced that the World Economic Forum has named it a "2012 Technology Pioneer." Mocana Corporation is one of only 11 IT companies chosen from a field of over 800 nominees.
 
Aussie skill at heart of Twitter's new ploy
smh.com.au - A big dollop of Australian-made ingenuity lies at the core of a new search technology snapped up by Twitter in a multimillion-dollar deal that is the social networking company's most expensive acquisition to date.

UPCOMING
EVENTS
 
Global Event
Wed 2 / Thu 3 Nov
 
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Brisbane
Wed 26 - Fri 28 Oct
 
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Hong Kong
Thu 27 October
 
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London
   
Mon 7 November
Arts Network Meeting

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Melbourne
Mon 10 October
 
Thu 17 November
Advance Innovation Workshop

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Orange County
Wed 26 October
 
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Paris

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Shanghai
Thu 20 October

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Singapore
 
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Sydney
Tue 15 November 
 


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