Thrive Village

Happy Spaces is bringing global innovation thinking to Bayside in collaboration with global innovation expert, Ruy lopes De Barros. Thrive Village is a four-week innovation and wellbeing program which is designed to connect local startups, professionals, entrepreneurs and businesses with global experts from around the world. The program will take place out of Happy Spaces venues and partner venues with 39 activities over four weeks.
Thrive Village is a four-week innovation and wellbeing event program designed to connect local startups, professionals, entrepreneurs and businesses with global experts from around the world.
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Ruy Lopes de Barros - Expert in Residence

Ruy is a global innovation expert, joining us all the way from Vittoria, Brasil. He has a background in Physics and Mathematics, but despite this has been working with Innovation and Entrepreneurship all around the world for the last 10 years.

His journey has seen him work in global government, entrepreneur, startup and innovation programs and he has an impressive and notable list of organisations he has worked with including the United Nations, Federal Government, Start-up Brazil and Impact Hub, to name a few.

Ruy is the program lead, presenter and facilitator for the Thrive Village program.

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Program Outline

Talks
Workshops
Business Clinics
Mentoring
Community Catchups

Thrive Village will feature series of events, talks, workshops and mentoring, bringing some of the most innovative global thinking to our local areas to inspire thriving businesses, work places and community.

The program will be led by Ruy, who will facilitate the majority of the experiences and he will be co-hosted by an experienced group of innovation leaders from around the world and will be also supported by local presenters.

Individuals and organisations will also have the opportunity to experience dedicated business clinics and mentoring with direct access to global mentors.

This program receives funding support through LaunchVic’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) for coworking space grant program.

Thrive Village will feature series of events, talks, workshops and mentoring, bringing some of the most innovative global thinking to our local areas to inspire thriving businesses, work places and community.

The program will be led by Ruy, who will facilitate the majority of the experiences and he will be co-hosted by an experienced group of innovation leaders from around the world and will be also supported by local presenters.

Individuals and organisations will also have the opportunity to experience dedicated business clinics and mentoring with direct access to global mentors.

This program receives funding support through LaunchVic’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) for coworking space grant program.

Bringing global innovation thinking to Bayside

April 8 - 12
Week 1
  • TALK - Human Centered Innovation
  • Thursday 11th, 8am
  • WORKSHOP - Human Centered Design
  • Thursday 11th, 12pm
  • BUSINESS CLINICS
  • GLOBAL MENTORING
  • COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
April 15 - 19
Week 2
  • TALK - New Ways of Thinking
  • Tuesday 16th, 8am
  • TALK - Doing It Right
  • Thursday 18th, 8am
  • WORKSHOP - Storytelling for change
  • Thursday 18th, 12pm
  • BUSINESS CLINICS
  • GLOBAL MENTORING
  • COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
April 22 - 26
Week 3
  • WORKSHOP - Living Organisations
  • Wednesday 24th, 8am
  • BUSINESS CLINICS
  • GLOBAL MENTORING
  • COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
April 29 - May 2
Week 4
  • TALK - Harnessing Intergenerational Potential
  • Tuesday 30th, 8am
  • WORKSHOP - Intergenerational Entrepreneurship
  • Tuesday 30th, 530pm
  • TALK - The Power of Stories
  • Wednesday 1st, 8am
  • WORKSHOP - Soul Work
  • Wednesday 1st, 530pm
  • TALK - Deep Innovation
  • Thursday 2nd, 8am
  • WORKSHOP - Futurescaping
  • Thursday 2nd, 12pm
  • BUSINESS CLINICS
  • GLOBAL MENTORING
April 8 - 12
Week 1
  • TALK - Human Centered Innovation
  • Thursday 11th, 8am
  • WORKSHOP - Human Centered Design
  • Thursday 11th, 12pm
  • BUSINESS CLINICS
  • GLOBAL MENTORING
  • COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
April 15 - 19
Week 2
  • TALK - New Ways of Thinking
  • Tuesday 16th, 8am
  • TALK - Doing It Right
  • Thursday 18th, 8am
  • WORKSHOP - Storytelling for change
  • Thursday 18th, 12pm
  • BUSINESS CLINICS
  • GLOBAL MENTORING
  • COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
April 22 - 26
Week 3
  • WORKSHOP - Living Organisations
  • Wednesday 24th, 8am
  • BUSINESS CLINICS
  • GLOBAL MENTORING
  • COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
April 29 - May 2
Week 4
  • TALK - Harnessing Intergenerational Potential
  • Tuesday 30th, 8am
  • WORKSHOP - Intergenerational Entrepreneurship
  • Tuesday 30th, 530pm
  • TALK - The Power of Stories
  • Wednesday 1st, 8am
  • WORKSHOP - Soul Work
  • Wednesday 1st, 530pm
  • TALK - Deep Innovation
  • Thursday 2nd, 8am
  • WORKSHOP - Futurescaping
  • Thursday 2nd, 12pm
  • BUSINESS CLINICS
  • GLOBAL MENTORING
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