UNSW INNOVATION SUMMIT PROGRAM

UNSW Innovation Summit

Time                                  Program draft, subject to change

0800
Registration and arrival refreshments
 
0845
Introduction & Welcome remarks
  • Professor Brian Boyle
  • Professor Ian Jacobs
0900

Introduction

  • Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO

 

0930 

Session 1: The death of manufacturing in Australia? Why we shouldn't care.

Professor Brian Boyle, Session Chair

  • Dr Jens Goennemann, MD Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre
  • Dr Fiona McKenzie, Director, Australian Futures Project
  • Speaker TBC
1015
Morning tea break

 

1100

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

TBC, Session Chair

  • Dr Mirjana Prica, MD, Food Innovation Australia
  • Mr Ric Gros, CEO, METS Ignited (Mining)
  • Speaker TBA
1145

Morning Panel Discussion

Professor Mark Hoffman, 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, Australian Cyber Security Network
  • Speaker TBA
  • Speaker TBA
1500 Afternoon tea

 
1530

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

TBC, 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

TBA, Panel Chair


 

1700

UNSW Networking Reception and Award Presentation

UNSW Innovation Awards

  • Minister Matt Kean, Minister for Innovation
  • Professor Mary O’Kane, NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer

Industry PhD Scholarships Awards

  • Professor Penny Martens