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🏡 Discourse x The CC: Leveraging AI to Become More Efficient

Hosted by The Community Collective
Past Event
Welcome! To join the event, please register below.
About Event

​Are you wearing multiple hats in your role? Continuously juggling multiple tasks and looking for ways to become more productive?

​Unlock peak efficiency in your role as an operator, founder, or community builder by exploring how to leverage AI in your day to day operations.

​Join us for our event in partnership with Discourse to delve into practical insights and valuable tips on how AI can revolutionise your daily operations, enabling you to invest more time in meaningful, human-centric tasks that truly matter.

​As operators, founders, and community builders, the quest for increased productivity is paramount. Join us and stay ahead in the evolving landscape of AI.

​You'll learn about:

  • ​How leveraging AI can 10x your output as an operator, founder, or community builder

  • ​The role AI plays in productivity and getting things done efficientlyΒ 

  • ​Upcoming AI tools and tactics

  • ​Real-world examples about how experts are harnessing AI to drive efficiency

​Register now to join live or receive the recording within 48 hours.


​Sam Saffron, Co-Founder & Co-CEO @ Discourse and Venessa Paech, Co-Founder & Director @ Australian Community Managers & Michael Batko, CEO @ Startmate, Founder @ Puddle Pod.

​Get to Know Our Speakers

​Sam Saffron is the Co-founder and Co-CEO of Discourse where he also leads their AI team. Before joining Discourse 10 years ago he was a developer at Stack Overflow.

Venessa Paech is an internationally regarded online community expert and educator. She has been engaged by numerous organisations including Lonely Planet, REA Group, Envato and Australia Post. Consulting clients include Teach for Australia, Beyond Blue, SANE, the Federal Government and more.

In 2009 Venessa founded Australian Community Managers (ACM), the national centre of excellence for online community management training and resources. She is a published academic, lecturer, and PhD Candidate (University of Sydney) studying the impacts of AI on community management.

​Michael Batko is the CEO at Startmate, the epicentre for startup ambition across Australia & New Zealand, and Founder of Puddle Pod, a productivity course and community.

​Previously Michael started following the traditional path into the corporate life (Amex, PwC, KPMG), but then fell in love with the startup world. He grew two start-ups from a team of 2 to 5 ( and 10 to 50+ (, including a $13M Series B capital raise.

​Your Host

​Paz Pisarski, Co-Founder @ The Community Collective


​​12:00pm: Welcome, Purpose and Acknowledgement with Host
12:05pm: Check In with Host
12:10pm: Discussion about Leveraging AI to Become More Efficient with Speakers
12:40pm: Audience Q&A with Speakers
12:55pm: Thank you and Community Announcements with Host
1:00pm: Close


About Discourse

​We're excited to bring this event to you in partnership with Discourse, the online home for your community. They make it easy to have meaningful conversations and collaborate anytime, anywhere. Learn more about them here.

​Know someone who would benefit from joining this session? Amazing. Send them this link.


​​All those who register agree to uphold our Code of Conduct to ensure a safe and supportive space for all.

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