Amplify’s keynote talks, breakfast sessions and ideation workshops covered themes that included innovation, customer experience, technology, exponential health, artificial intelligence and robotics, with our Sydney program also including a PhD pitch night, emerging technology showcase, Vivid Installation, and health and wellness activities. Check out the overview of our 2017 event below, or watch one of our great Amplify 2017 talks here.
Thursday 1 – Friday 2 June 2017
Amplify 2017 kicked off at AMP’s Collins Street, Melbourne, office, Thursday 1 June and Friday 2 June, with two days of talks, ideation and inspiration.
Monday 5 – Wednesday 7 June 2017
Amplify returned to AMP’s historic Circular Quay building between Monday 5 June and Wednesday 7 June for three days of talks, workshops and learnings.
Amplify Ignite PhD Pitch Night
AMP's Amplify Ignite competition was held at Sydney's The Basement on Tuesday 6 June 2017, sponsored by MinterEllison, with Russel Howcroft, Chief Creative Officer, PwC as MC.
The event saw 20 of the brightest young minds from across Australia sharing their research in front of a live audience, with just 150 seconds on the clock.
Amplify ‘Push It’ Innovation Showcase
During Amplify, AMP and Amplify sponsor teams demonstrated five new technology prototypes to address AMP’s business and customer challenges, evolved through AMP’s monthly hackathon, ‘Push it.’
Facilitated by Amplify, several of these prototypes are already helping to inform AMP’s technology roadmap.
Tidal – a collaboration between Amplify and AMP Capital
for Vivid Sydney
Highlighting AMP Capital's Quay Quarter project, Amplify’s Tidal inspired more than a million visitors to Sydney’s Vivid Festival in 2017. A fully immersive experience of sound and light, Tidal charted Sydney’s evolution from before First Contact to the present day, creating a narrative that weaved above Loftus Lane, and captured the tides of change that have transformed Australia’s harbour city.
Watch the video
Amplify’s health and wellbeing program
Sydney’s three-day Amplify schedule included a health and wellness program, featuring Vivid-lit yoga with live DJ, African Drumming in the AMP gym, and an early morning run with our CEO.