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The Something School

The Something School





As creators of the digital economy it is our responsibility to nurture the young people who will shape tomorrow’s digital ecosystem. That’s why we created The Something School, our key youth activation which runs as part of Something Fest.Delivered in partnership with BOP Industries, the Something School inspires high school students to harness digital innovation and make a positive impact on their lives, work, and communities.

In 2024, The Something School expands to offer two exciting ways to participate:

Something Digital Youth Delegates.

Experience the forefront of digital innovation with a limited-edition Youth Delegate ticket to Something Digital’s Tuesday or Wednesday sessions.

Event at a glance.

Date: Tue 27th August or Wed 28th August

Time: 8am to 4pm

Location: The Tivoli + SurroundingVenues: (King Street, Bowen Hills)

Cost: Free

Immerse yourself in our ecosystem – attend cutting-edge sessions and masterclasses, network with industry leaders, and learn from our incredible speakers including:

  • Brittany Brown, Director of Digital & Technology Division, NASA

  • Kathryn Hymes, Director of Product and Innovation, Doctors Without Borders

  • Yao Ding, Accessibility Research Lead, Meta

The Something School Breakfast.

Join us for a light breakfast and some networking before our digital power hour on the Thursday of the Something Digital week. Keynote speaker Brittany Brown, Director of Digital & Technology at NASA, will blast off your morning, followed by an electrifying industry panel exploring the Future of Work. This is one morning worth setting your alarm for.

Event at a glance.

Date: Thu 29th August

Time: 7.30am to 9am

Location: Stair Stadium @ The Precinct Level 2, 155 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley

Cost: Free

Who It's For:

This program has been designed for Grade 7-12 students with an interest in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

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