It's Live in Queensland

Thursday 13 to Sunday 16 May 2021
South Bank Parklands

What: Uncovering your endless potential
Where: The Jobs Hub at the South Bank Piazza
When: Thurs 13 to Sun 16 May | Choose your session below
How much: Free


The BOP Innovation Education Program consists of four days of workshops, hackathons and masterclasses open to school groups and the general public.

The whole activation will be hosted by an amazing young entrepreneur named Scott Millar. Scott works with young people around the world to show them that age, location, and background is no longer a barrier for success in today’s innovation economy. 

“I am hoping to lead by example to show other young people the amazing things they can do and the opportunities they can take if they both work hard and work smart,” Scott told us.

Choose your preferences and register – for free.


How to Start a Side Hustle – Thursday

1:00pm – 2:00pm | All ages | FREE

Our ‘How To Start A Side Hustle’ masterclass will see participants learning about some business basics as they explore how they can build their own side hustle using their skills. Starting a side hustle can dramatically change the trajectory of your life. Whether you’re looking for tips on how to launch your own business or want some ideas on how to generate an additional income stream, this session will set participants up to create a successful business.


Increase Your Employability – Thursday

2:30pm – 3:45pm | Ages 15+ | FREE

Our employability session will see participants spending 60 minutes looking at everything related to applying for a job in 2021. From updated CV’s to video applications and more, this will be a session full of practical takeaways for you to secure the next role in your Career.


How to Start a Side Hustle – Friday

1:00pm – 2:00pm | All ages | FREE

Our ‘How To Start A Side Hustle’ masterclass will see participants learning about some business basics as they explore how they can build their own side hustle using their skills. Starting a side hustle can dramatically change the trajectory of your life. Whether you’re looking for tips on how to launch your own business or want some ideas on how to generate an additional income stream, this session will set participants up to create a successful business.


Increase Your Employability – Friday

2:30pm – 3:45pm | Ages 15+ | FREE

Our employability session will see participants spending 60 minutes looking at everything related to applying for a job in 2021. From updated CV’s to video applications and more, this will be a session full of practical takeaways for you to secure the next role in your Career.


Keeping Australia Moving, Clean & Green – a Sustainable Transport Workshop – Saturday

10:00am – 11:00am | Ages 8+, primary grade 3 | FREE

With a rise in electric vehicles, hydrogen fuel cells and other types of renewable energies, transport is quickly becoming cleaner and green than ever before. In this workshop, students will be designing their own sustainable transport network to help get green vehicles across the country.


Creating the Trucks of Tomorrow – Smart Vehicles Workshop – Saturday

11:30am – 12:30pm | Grade 7 – 12 | FREE

As our technology advances, we’re seeing a rise in automation, data tracking and connected devices and vehicles. In this workshop, students will be exploring some of the technology advancements being made in the automotive industry before then designing their own connected vehicle, improving efficiency, safety and sustainability of the vehicle.


The Apprentice Challenge Trivia – Saturday

1:00pm – 2:00pm | All ages | FREE

A fun and exciting trivia challenge all about Trucks and the future of trucking that the whole family can enjoy.


Talk the Torque Truck Hackathon – Sunday

9:00am – 12:30pm | Ages 8+| FREE

Join us for ‘The Future Of Trucking Hackathon’ This will be a fun all-ages activity that will give you a unique opportunity to discover some of the challenges facing the trucking industry and work with the BOP industries team to create innovative solutions.


Apprentice Challenge + Hackathon Pitching – Sunday

1:00pm – 2:00pm | All ages | FREE

As the final round of the apprentice challenge takes place, we will have 5-6 teams from the hackathon delivering a 3-5 min pitch to a panel of judges that will ask questions as a shark tank.


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