UNSW INNOVATION SUMMIT PROGRAM

UNSW Innovation Summit

Time                                  Program draft, subject to change

0800
Registration and arrival refreshments
 
0900

Introduction & Welcome 

  • Professor Brian Boyle, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Enterprise, UNSW Sydney

 

0915 

Session 1: The death of manufacturing in Australia? 

Professor Brian Boyle, Session Chair

  • Dr Jens Goennemann, MD Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre
  • Dr Fiona McKenzie, Director, Australian Futures Project
  • Mr Gary Colquhoun, Innovation Connections Facilitator, AusIndustry
1015
Morning tea break

 

1045

Session 2: Mining and food, why it's everyone's business!

Professor Helen Lochhead, Session Chair

  • Dr Barry McGookin, GM Innovation, Food Innovation Australia
  • Mr Ric Gros, CEO, METS Ignited (Mining)
  • Mr Tim Harcourt, J.W.Nevile Fellow in Economics, UNSW Business School
1145

Morning Panel Discussion

Mr Tim Harcourt, Panel Chair

1230
Lunch Buffet and Attendee Networking

 

1330

Session 3: Creating a Cyber Secure Future

Professor Ian Gibson, Session Chair

  • Mr Craig Davies, CEO, AustCyber
  • Professor Richard Buckland, Prof in CyberCrime Cyberwar, Cyber Terror
  • Mr Stuart Mort, Director Cyber Security, Optus

1430

UNSW Student Pitch - Alec Leithhead

1445 Afternoon tea

 
1515

Session 4: Disruptive medical technologies – the biggies that will make real impact! 

Professor Anthony Kelleher, Session Chair

  • Ms Sue MacLeman, MD and CEO, MTP Connect
  • Professor John Mattick, AO, Executive Director, Garvan Institute
  • Dr James Dromey, Chief Operating Officer and Company Secretary, Murdoch Children's Research Institute
1615

Afternoon Panel Discussion

Professor Chris Styles, Panel Chair


 

1700

UNSW Networking Reception and Award Presentation

UNSW Innovation Awards - Read more

  • Welcome: Warwick Dawson, Director Knowledge Exchange
  • Minister Matt Kean, Minister for Innovation
  • Professor Ian Jacobs, President and Vice-Chancellor, UNSW Sydney
  • Professor Mary O’Kane AC, NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer
  • Professor Brian Boyle, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Enterprise, UNSW Sydney

Industry PhD Scholarships Awards

  • Dr Laura Poole-Warren, Pro Vice-Chancellor Research Training