Science meets Business - 2017 Program

Thursday, 9 November, 2017

Time Description
8:40 AM - 8:45 AM Welcome
8:45 AM - 9:10 AM Crafting a foundation for Australian Innovation - Catherine Livingstone, UTS Vice-Chancellor
9:10 AM - 9:25 AM Minister's Address - Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science
9:25 AM - 9:45 AM Australia on the world stage - GE speaker (TBC)
9:45 AM - 10:10 AM CASE STUDY #1: What's on the health horizon? - Marcus Dawe Angel Investor and Founder of Swoop Analytics and Health Horizon
CASE STUDY #2: A path for fundamental science to translate to commercialisation - TBC
10:10 AM - 10:20 AM TBC
10:20 AM - 11:05 AM Morning tea and CNBP Soapbox Sessions
11:05 AM - 11:20 AM Shadow Minister's Address - Senator the Hon Kim Carr, Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (TBC)
11:20 AM - 12:35 PM WORKSHOP: Observing the Earth - Opportunities taking flight
12:35 PM - 1:20 PM Lunch
1:20 PM - 2:00 PM WORKSHOP: Pitch Perfect
2:00 PM - 2:20 PM CASE STUDY #3: Problem, solution, start up, growth: doing it right - Matt Lennox, Founder of StormSeal and Natalie Chapman, Managing Director of gemaker
CASE STUDY #4: Kick-starting collaboration - Australian Academy of Science's EMCR Forum
2:20 PM - 3:15 PM PITCH-FEST: Connecting the Innovation Nation
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM Afternoon tea
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM Where to for Australia on the world stage? - Dr Stephanie Fahey, CEO, Austrade
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Making connections - facilitated networking and cocktail function
5:45 PM Close