The latest news from Xerocon HQ

Cool things are happening all the time in the lead up to Xerocon – we’ll post all the latest developments right here.


Telstra signs on as lead sponsor of Xerocon

We’re excited to announce that Telstra has signed on as the principal sponsor of Xerocon. As one of Australia’s most recognised brands, we’re looking forward to incorporating Telstra’s ideas and digital know-how into our Xerocon sessions and events.


Our Xerocon MC is one of Australia’s favourite entertainers

We’re excited to announce that James O’Loghlin has signed on as our MC for this year’s Xerocon. As one of Australia's most respected, entertaining and experienced corporate speakers and media personalities, James is best known as the host of over 300 episodes of The New inventors on ABC TV, and for his witty and entertaining programs on ABC Local Radio.


The founder of will inspire you at Dev Day

We’re sure all you Developers out there will be pumped to hear that award-winning entrepreneur, technologist and lecturer Matt Barrie (and founder of will be running a session all about the journey of, from the launch in 2009 to listing on the ASX in 2013.


Have your say on the opening night song of our Gala Awards Dinner

The Xero band will be hitting the stage at this year's Xerocon Gala Awards Dinner. And true to form, they want to kickstart the party and dancing with a cracking opening tune. So, we want you to vote on the song you'd like them to launch with. Cast your vote on any of these classic hits:

  • Red Hot Chilli Peppers – Give it away now
  • The Black Eyed Peas – I got a feeling
  • Lenny Kravitz – Are you gonna go my way
  • Prince – 1999
  • Justin Timberlake – Rock your body
  • Sheryl Crow – All I wanna do is have some fun

So, what would you like to hear first up? Cast your vote here.

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